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religion educator

James Donald Whitehill, American religion educator. Member American Academy Religion, Association for Asian Studies, Society for Buddhist-Christian Studies.

Background

Whitehill, James Donald was born on January 4, 1942 in Manchester, Connecticut, United States. Son of William James and Virginia (Greene) Whitehill.

Education

Bachelor, Trinity College, 1963. Master of Arts, Columbia University, 1965. Doctor of Philosophy, Drew University, 1970.

Career

Associate professor Stephens College, Columbia, Missouri, since 1968. Director Columbia Zen Center, since 1980. Fulbright-Hays lecturer Kyushu University, Rukuoka, Japan, since 1991.

Membership

Member American Academy Religion, Association for Asian Studies, Society for Buddhist-Christian Studies.

Connections

Married Patricia Little, December 28, 1963 (divorced March 1985). Children: Rebecca, Ethan. Married Hiroko Somers, August 2, 1991.

father:
William James Whitehill

mother:
Virginia (Greene) Whitehill

spouse:
Patricia Little

spouse:
Hiroko Somers

child:
Rebecca Whitehill

child:
Ethan Whitehill