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Jean Hitchcock Baer


Jean Hitchcock Baer, Chinese educator.


Baer, Jean Hitchcock was born on November 15, 1918 in Peking, China, (parents American citizens). Daughter of Allison Harvey and Lillian Elizabeth (Cozier) Baer.


Graduate Stanford, 1939-1941.


Assistant instructor Stanford, 1939-1941. Language teacher Kellogg (Idaho) High School, 1941-1943, Nampa (Idaho) High School, 1941-1943. Counselor Stephens College, Columbia, Missouri, 1947-1949.

Counselor and instructor U. Iowa, Iowa City, 1949-1951, assistant professor, 1951-1953, administrative assistant, associate professor, 1953-1956, research associate Office of Admissions, 1956-1958. Member of faculty University of Illinois at Chicago Circle, since 1958, counselor, 1958-1960, administrative assistant, 1960-1971, associate director counseling service, since 1971, associate professor education, 1963-1968, professor education, since 1968. Visiting professor University of Illinois at Urbana, summer 1959, 60.

Illinois State University at Normal, summer 1966, 67. Vocational consultant Social Security Disability Program, unites states department Health, Edition and Welfare, since 1962.


  • Editorial board The Vocational Guidance Quarterly, since 1972. Contributor articles to professional journals.


Served to Lieutenant (junior grade) United States Navy Reserve, 1944-1946. Member Illinois Vocational Guidance Association (charter, president 1971-1972), Illinois Psychological Association (chairman academic section 1972-1973), Chicago Guidance and Personnel Association (secretary 1963-1964, director 1969-1972, 73-74), National Vocational Guidance Association (program chairman 1972, nat. secretary 1973-1975), American Psychological Association, American College Personnel Association (commission chairman 1967-1969), A.A.U.P., A.A.U.W. (chapter secretary 1962-1963, chapter vice president 1953-1955), Phi Beta Kappa (vice president chapter 1955-1957), Pi Lambda Theta, Alpha Lambda Delta, Delta Gamma (chapter president 1954-1956, 62-64).


Allison Harvey Baer

Lillian Elizabeth (Cozier) Baer