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Editor , consultant , writer

Eric Furber Oatman, American writer, editor, consultant. Member National Council for the Social Studies, Educational Press Association, National Council for Geographic Education.

Background

Oatman, Eric Furber was born on November 6, 1939 in New York City. Son of Frederic and Margery Furber (Ward) Oatman.

Education

AB, Hamilton College, 1961. Master of Fine Arts, University Iowa, 1971. Postgraduate, University Paris, Sorbonne, 1963.

Career

Teacher, Lake Forest (Illinois) Country Day School, 1963-1964;freelance writer, 1964-1970;instructor in English, U. Iowa, Iowa City, 1970-1972;instructor in reading, Kirkwood Community College, Cedar Rapids, Iowa., 1971, 72;associate editor, Senior Scholastic, Inc., New York City, 1973-1975;associate editor, Junior Scholastic, New York City, 1975-1976;editor, Scholastic Search, New York City, 1976-1983;editor, UPDATE magazine, New York City, 1983-1986;editorial director social studies, Scholastic, Inc., New York City, 1986-1987;editorial director education marketing, Scholastic, Inc., 1987-1989.

Membership

Member National Council for the Social Studies, Educational Press Association, National Council for Geographic Education.

Connections

Married Jane Ellen Langenbacher, November 28, 1969. 1 child, Alison Render.

father:
Frederic Oatman

mother:
Margery Furber (Ward) Oatman

spouse:
Jane Ellen Langenbacher

child:
Alison Render Oatman