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Gary Lee Evans

Communications educator and consultant

Gary Lee Evans, American communications educator, consultant. Recipient Outstanding Continuing Educator of Year award Eastern Michigan University, 1994, Distinguished Senior Teaching award 1998, Distinguished Faculty Member award 1998, Distinguished Teaching award Eastern Michigan University Alumni, 2001, Martin Luther King Humanitarian award 2005, Gold Medallion award division University Student Affairs, 2005.

Background

Evans, Gary Lee was born on June 26, 1938 in Davison, Michigan, United States. Son of Joe Howard and Annie Annette (Colden) Evans.

Education

Bachelor, Wayne State University, 1962;Master of Arts, University of Michigan, 1965;Doctor of Philosophy, University of Michigan, 1977.

Career

Professor organizational and intercultural communication Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti, since 1964. President Communications Research and Training Associates. Consultant Volvo Corporation, General Motors Corporation, Ford Motor Car Company, Michigan Public Schools and other educational institutions.

Speaker in field; instructor, Davos, Switzerland, 1989. International program instructor, Australia, New Zealand, Switzerland.

Membership

Member Peace Corps Training and Teaching. Member International Communication Association, Speech Communication association, Mich.Acad. Science, Arts and Letters (communication chairman 1982), Michigan Speech Communication Association (communication chairman since 1978), Golden Key National Honorary Society, Phi Kappa Phi, Delta Sigma Rho, Pi Kappa Delta.

Connections

Married Katherine Strand. Children: Gary James, Aimee Lynn. Stepchildren: John E. Holkeboer, Maja K. Holkeboer.

father:
Joe Howard Evans

mother:
Annie Annette (Colden) Evans

spouse:
Katherine Strand

children:
Gary James Evans

Aimee Lynn Evans

John E. Holkeboer Evans

Maja K. Holkeboer Evans