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Philosophy and religion educator

Charles Melvin Ess, American philosophy and religion educator. Moderator Christ Congressional Church, Billings, 1984-1986; chairman peace commission Montana Association Churches, Helena, 1982-1984. Member American Association of University Professors, American Philosophical Association.

Background

Ess, Charles Melvin was born on October 9, 1951 in Tulsa. Son of Gerald Lee and Betty (Dalton) Ess.

Education

Bachelor, Texas Christian University, 1973. Master of Arts, Pennsylvania State University, 1975. Doctor of Philosophy, Pennsylvania State University, 1983.

Career

Instructor, Rocky Mountain College, Billings, Montana, 1980-1983;assistant professor, Rocky Mountain College, Billings, Montana, 1983-1986;interim dean, Rocky Mountain College, Billings, Montana, 1986;assistant professor, Morningside College, Sioux City, Iowa., 1986-1988;associate professor, Drury College, Springfield, Missouri, since 1988;director hypermedia laboratory, Drury College, Springfield, Missouri, since 1989;director freshman studies, Drury College, Springfield, Missouri, since 1990. Instructor Eastern Mountain College, Billings, 1980-1986. Director fall lecturer seriesRocky Mountain College, Billings, 1984.

Member Montana Committee for the Humanities, Helena, 1985-1986.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor chapters to books, articles to professional journals.

Membership

Moderator Christ Congressional Church, Billings, 1984-1986. Chairman peace commission Montana Association Churches, Helena, 1982-1984. Member American Association of University Professors, American Philosophical Association.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: family activities, travel, cooking, music.

Connections

Married Mary Claire Webb, November 27, 1972 (divorced July 1976). Married Conni Lynn Brown, December 30, 1978. Children: Joshua Martin, Kathleen Elizabeth.

father:
Gerald Lee Ess

mother:
Betty (Dalton) Ess

spouse:
Mary Claire Webb

spouse:
Conni Lynn Brown

child:
Joshua Martin Ess

child:
Kathleen Elizabeth Ess