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History educator

Davis Darrell Joyce, American history educator. Grantee National Endowment of the Humanities, summers 1970, 76, 80, 83, 88. Member American Association of University Professors, Oklahoma Association Professional Historians, Oklahoma History Society, Kiwanis (program chairman, scholarship committee chairman, Outstanding and Devoted Service award Ada since 1988), Ada Arts and Heritage Authority (president 1992).

Background

Joyce, Davis Darrell was born on June 19, 1940 in Greenwood, Arkansas, United States. Son of Albert Arthur and Gladys Marie (Davis) Joyce.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Eastern New Mexico University, 1961. Master of Arts, New Mexico State University, 1963. Doctor of Philosophy, University Oklahoma, 1968.

Master of Divinity, Meadville-Lombard Theological School, Chicago, 1986.

Career

Assistant professor of history, U. Tulsa, 1966-1972;associate professor, U. Tulsa, 1972-1983;associate professor, East Center U., Ada, Oklahoma, 1987-1992;professor, East Center U., Ada, since 1992;Soros professor American studies, Kossuth U., Debrecen, Hungary, since 1994. Co-director National Endowment for Humanities summer seminars, 1990, 92. Visiting professor American studies U. Keele, Staffordshire, England, 1981.

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Membership

Member American Association of University Professors, Oklahoma Association Professional Historians, Oklahoma History Society, Kiwanis (program chairman, scholarship committee chairman, Outstanding and Devoted Service award Ada since 1988), Ada Arts and Heritage Authority (president 1992).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: baseball, science fiction, rock and roll.

Connections

Married Carole Jane Godfrey, September 26, 1975. Children: Elizabeth, Bret, Barry, Kent, Kirk.

father:
Albert Arthur Joyce

mother:
Gladys Marie (Davis) Joyce

spouse:
Carole Jane Godfrey

children:
Elizabeth Joyce

Bret Joyce

Barry Joyce

Kent Joyce

Kirk Joyce