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Editor , educator , historian

Donald A. Yerxa, American historian, educator, editor. Recipient Best Article in Naval History, United States Navy History Center, 1986; fellow, University Maine, 1974-1975; United States Navy Predoctoral fellow, United States Navy History Center, 1975-1976, John Templeton Foundation grantee, John Templeton-Oxford University, 1999—2001.

Background

Yerxa, Donald A. was born on July 19, 1950 in Portland, Maine, United States. Son of Rex A. and Lois Wright Yerxa.

Education

Doctor of Philosophy, University Maine, Orono, 1982.

Career

Professor history Eastern Nazarene College, Quincy, Massachusetts, since 1977.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Co-author: Species of Origins: America's Search for a Creation Story. Contributing editor: Books & Culture, since 1999.

Membership

Member of World History Association, Conference Faith and History (executive board 2003-2004), Organization American Historians, American History Association, Colonial Society Massachusetts, History Society (assistant director 2001-2004, editor Historically Speaking since 2001).

Connections

Married Lois M. Hassinger, July 30, 1970.

father:
Rex A.

mother:
Lois Wright Yerxa

spouse:
Lois M. Hassinger