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Education educator

George Henry Willis, American Education educator. Recipient Fulbright Senior Scholar award Council for International Exchange of Scholars, Washington, 1989. Member American Ednl. Research Association, American Ednl. Studies Association, Association for Supervision and Curriculum and Development, Society for the Study of Curriculum History (secretary, treasurer 1984-1985, president 1985-1986), The John Dewey Society (board director 1983-1985).

Background

Willis, George Henry was born on June 25, 1941 in Albany, New York, United States. Son of Harry A. and Ruth D. (Wilson) Willis.

Education

AB, Hamilton College, 1964; M of Arts in Teaching, Harvard University, 1965; Doctor of Philosophy, Johns Hopkins University, 1971.

Career

English teacher, Minisink Valley Center School, Slate Hill, New York, 1965-1968; assistant professor to professor, U. Rhode Island, Kingston, Rhode Island, since 1971. Visiting professor various universities, 1983-1989.

Membership

Member American Ednl. Research Association, American Ednl. Studies Association, Association for Supervision and Curriculum and Development, Society for the Study of Curriculum History (secretary, treasurer 1984-1985, president 1985-1986), The John Dewey Society (board director 1983-1985).

Connections

Married Nancy Ewalt Appleby, July 9, 1966. Children: Elizabeth A., Kathryn E.

father:
Harry A. Willis

mother:
Ruth D. (Wilson) Willis

spouse:
Nancy Ewalt Appleby

children:
Elizabeth A. Willis

Kathryn E. Willis