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educator , historian

Frank Roy Willis, British historian, educator. Fellow, Rockefeller Foundation, Paris, 1962-1963, Guggenheim Foundation, Rome, 1966-1967, Social Sciences Research Council, Cambridge, 1973-1974.

Background

Willis, Frank Roy was born on July 25, 1930 in Prescot, Lancashire, England. Son of Harry and Gladys Reid (Birchall) Willis.

Education

Bachelor, Cambridge University, England, 1952. Certified in education, Cambridge University, England, 1955. Diploma in development economics, Cambridge University, England, 1974.

Doctor of Philosophy, Stanford University, California, 1959.

Career

Instructor, Stanford (California) U., 1959-1960;from instructor to associate professor of history, U. Washington, Seattle, 1960-1964;associate professor then professor, University of California, Davis, since 1964.

Works

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocation: traveling.

Connections

Children from previous marriage, Jane, Clare, Geoffrey.

father:
Harry Willis

mother:
Gladys Reid (Birchall) Willis