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Philosophy and humanities educator

James Warren Woelfel, American Philosophy and humanities educator. Danforth graduate fellow Episcopal Division School, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1959-1962,U. St. Andrews, 1962-1963, 65-66, Yale University, New Haven, 1963-1965; Fulbright scholar U. St. Andrews, 1962-1963; grantee National Endowment for Humanities, Exxon Foundation, MellonFound., Menninger Foundation, Institute for Ecumenical and Cultural Research.

Background

Woelfel, James Warren was born on August 16, 1937 in Galveston, Texas, United States. Son of Warren Charles and Mary Frances (Washinka) Woelfel.

Education

Bachelor, University Oklahoma, 1959. Master of Divinity, Episcopal Division School, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1962. Master of Arts, Yale University, 1964.

Doctor of Philosophy, University St. Andrews, Scotland, 1967.

Career

Assistant professor philosophy and religion, U. Kansas, Lawrence, 1966-1970; assistant professor philosophy, U. Kansas, Lawrence, 1970-1971; associate professor philosophy and religion, U. Kansas, Lawrence, 1971-1975; professor philosophy and religious studies, U. Kansas, Lawrence, 1975-1988; professor philosophy, U. Kansas, Lawrence, since 1988; acting department chairman religious studies, U. Kansas, Lawrence, 1983-1984; director Humanities and Western civilization program, U. Kansas, Lawrence, since 1985. Manuscript reader for various presses, journals.

Works

Membership

Member American Academy Religion, Highlands Institute for American Religious Thought, Association for Core Texts and Courses, Phi Beta Kappa.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: piano; walking.

Connections

Married Sarah Chappell Trulove, November 24, 1982. Children by previous marriages: Skye Caitlin, Allegra Eve, Sarah Judith. Stepchildren: Ann Marie and Paul Trulove.

father:
Warren Charles Woelfel

mother:
Mary Frances (Washinka) Woelfel

spouse:
Sarah Chappell Trulove

child:
Ann Marie and Paul Trulove Woelfel