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Hugh Gilbert Petrie, American Philosophy of education educator. Resident associate Center for Advanced Study, University of Illinois, 1980-1981. Member commission on teaching National Association State Universities and Land Grant Colls., 1988-1992. Fellow Philosophy of Education Society (president 1984-1985, member Executive Committee 1974-1976, 82-83); member American Ednl. Research Association, American Philosophical Association M C.


Petrie, Hugh Gilbert was born on September 21, 1937 in Lamar, Colorado, United States. Son of Charles Albert and Mary Madeleine (Ocsay) Petrie.


Bachelor of Science in Business, Bachelor of Science in Applied Mathematics, University Colorado, 1960. Phd in Philosophy, Stanford University, 1965.


Assistant professor, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, 1965-1971;associate professor, University of Illinois, Champaign/Urbana, 1971-1975;professor, University of Illinois, Champaign/Urbana, 1975-1981;associate vice chancellor for academic affairs, University of Illinois, Champaign/Urbana, 1977-1980;dean Graduate School Education, State University of New York, Buffalo, 1981-1997;professor, State University of New York, Buffalo, since 1981. Coordinator N.E. region Holmes Group, 1986-1990, board directors. Member board overseers N.E. Regional Laboratory, 1986-1992, chairman, 1986-1987.

Co-chairman New York State Task Force on Preparation and Licensure School Adminstrs., 1988-1989. Mem.N.Y. State Special Commision on Education, Structure, Policies, and Practices, 1993. Board directors Organisation International Affiliates, American Education Research Association, 1991-1993.

President Teacher Education Conference Board, New York, 1991-1995. Member of New York State Comm. Certified of Education Professional, 1996-1997.


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    • Author: The Dilemma of Enquiry and Learning, 1981. Editor journal Educational Theory, 1980-1981. Founding member board editors journal Educational Policy, 1986-1998.

      Contributor numerous articles to professional journals.


Member commission on teaching National Association State Universities and Land Grant Colleges, 1988-1992. Fellow Philosophy of Education Society (president 1984-1985, member executive committee 1974-1976, 82-83). Member American Educational Research Association, American Philosophical Association.


Married Patricia Donahoe Bradasich, June 3, 1959 (divorced 1978). Children: Trent Anthony, Ragan Andrea, Brock Asher. Married Carol Ann Hodges, August 26, 1978.

Stepchildren: Lara Wardrop, Amy Wardrop.

Charles Albert Petrie

Mary Madeleine (Ocsay) Petrie

Patricia Donahoe Bradasich

Carol Ann Hodges

Trent Anthony Petrie

Ragan Andrea Petrie

Brock Asher Petrie

Lara Wardrop Petrie

Amy Wardrop Petrie