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John Carl Weidman, II, American education and sociology educator, consultant. Grantee United States Office Education, 1971-1973, Spencer Foundation, 1973-1976, National Institute Education, 1976-1979, National Endowment of the Humanities, 1985-1986, Asian Development Bank, Laos, 1995-1996, Mongolia, 1997-2000, 2005, Indonesia, 2001, Krygyz Republic, 2003; Fulbright scholar University Augsburg, Germany, 1986-1987.


II, John Carl Weidman, was born on October 3, 1945 in Ephrata, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of John Carl and Mary Elizabeth (Grube) W.


Bachelor of Arts in Sociology cum laude, Princeton University, 1967;AM, University of Chicago, 1968;Doctor of Philosophy, University of Chicago, 1974.


Acting assistant professor education University Minnesota, Minneapolis, 1970-1974, assistant professor education, sociology and American studies, 1974-1977. Senior research associate Bureau Social Science Research, Inc., Washington, 1977-1978. Associate professor education and sociology University Pittsburgh, 1979-1986, professor education and sociology, since 1986, chairman department administrative and policy studies, 1986-1993, 2007—2010, director Institute for International Studies in Education, 2004—2007.

Consultant National Center Administrative Justice, Youthwork, Inc., Upper Midwest Tri-Racial General Assistance Center, Academy for Educational Development, Egypt, Mongolia, Asian Development Bank, Indonesia, Laos, Kyrgyz Republic, Mongolia, German Academy Exchange Service, Mongolia, Sema-Belgium, Mongolia, Uzbekistan, CRA International, Saudi Arabia. United Nations Educational chair higher education research Maseno University College, Kenya. 1993, Guest Professor, Beijing Normal University, China, since 2007.



Board directors School Volunteer Association Pittsburgh, 1982-1990, president, 1984-1987. Member American Educational Research Association (secretary postsecondary division 1987-1989), American Sociological Association, Association Study of Higher Education, Comparative and International Education Society, Sigma Psi, Phi Delta Kappa.


Married Carla Sue Fassnacht, August 20, 1967. Children: Jonathan Scott, Rebecca Mary.

John Carl W.

Mary Elizabeth (Grube) W.

Carla Sue Fassnacht

Jonathan Scott II

Rebecca Mary II