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consultant , Humanities educator

John Charles Higgins-Biddle, American humanities educator, consultant. Achievements include development of one of nation's first community partnership to address substance abuse; research in alcohol screening and brief intervention. Fellow Younger Humanist award, National Endowment for the Humanities, 1974-1975; Leverhulme fellow, Trinity College, Cambridge, 1969-1970.

Background

Higgins-Biddle, John Charles was born on August 8, 1940 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of Arthur Cooper and Elizabeth F. Biddle.

Education

Bachelor, Miami University, Ohio, 1962. Master of Arts, Miami University, Ohio, 1967. Doctor of Philosophy, Stanford University, California, 1972.

Career

Assistant & associate professor Yale University Division School, New Haven, 1972—1981. Executive staff United Way of Eastern Fairfield County, Bridgeport, 1981—1991. Executive director Connecticut Alcohol & Drug Abuse Commission, Hartford, 1991—1993.

Assistant professor University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, 1993—2003.

Achievements

  • Achievements include development of one of nation's first community partnership to address substance abuse. Research in alcohol screening and brief intervention.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: (book) John Locke: The Reasonableness of Christianity, (manuals) World Health Organization.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Gardening, woodworking.

Connections

Married Lesley Hall Higgins, May 16, 1982. Children: Molly Anne, Mark Russell Biddle, Kathleen Elizabeth Muravnick.

father:
Arthur Cooper

mother:
Elizabeth F. Biddle

spouse:
Lesley Hall Higgins

children:
Molly Anne Higgins-Biddle

Mark Russell Biddle Higgins-Biddle

Kathleen Elizabeth Muravnick Higgins-Biddle