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History educator

David Karl McQuilkin, American history educator. National Endowment of the Humanities grantee, 1990, 93, 95, National Foundation Humanities grantee, 1981, 90, 93, 95, 96.


McQuilkin, David Karl was born on October 29, 1940 in Canton, Ohio, United States. Son of Robert Porter and Helen (Lacey) McQuilkin.


Bachelor, Muskingum College, 1962. Master of Arts, Kent State University, 1968. Doctor of Philosophy, Kent State University, 1973.

Master of Library Science, Case Western Reserve University, 1977.


Teacher social studies, Warren (Ohio) City Schools, 1962-1965; graduate assistant, teaching fellow, Kent (Ohio) State University, 1965-1971; temporary instructor, Kent (Ohio) State University, 1971-1973; instructor political science, Cuyahoga Community College, Parma Heights, Ohio., 1973-1974; visiting assistant professor, Kent State University, East Liverpool, 1974-1975; instructor, U. Akron, Ohio., 1977-1980; assistant professor, LaGrange (Georgia) College, 1980-1984; director learning resources, Reinhardt College, Waleska, Georgia, 1984-1985; professor of history, political science, department chairman, Bridgewater (Virginia) College, since 1985. Political analyst WHSV-television, Harrisonburg, Virginia, since 1989. Advanced placement reader European history, 1995.


Secretary, vice president, president Kent Parks & Recreation Board, 1978-1980. Board sessions Kent United Presbyterian Church, 1977-1980, Bridgewater Presbyterian Church, 1987-1990. Deacon LaGrange Presbyterian Church, 1984.

Baseball coach, umpire Summer Youth League, since 1976. Member International Studies Association, Association Russian-American Historians, Phi Alpha Theta, Pi Gammu Museum.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: travel, golf, duplicate bridge, cycling, racquetball.


Married Charlette Eve Boburka, August 15, 1964. Children: Bradford Ryan, Meredith Lyn.

Robert Porter McQuilkin

Helen (Lacey) McQuilkin

Charlette Eve Boburka

Bradford Ryan McQuilkin

Meredith Lyn McQuilkin