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history professor

John Lawrence Rector, American history professor. Grants Fulbright, United States Government, 1972. Chair Cultural Awareness Commission, Independence, Oregon, 1990—1992; recorder St. Timothy's Episcopal Church, Salem, since 2002; president, board directors Centro Sister Isolina Ferre, Ponce, Puerto Rico, 1981—1982; president Western Oregon University Faculty Senate, 2005—2006; Member of Latin American Studies Association.

Background

Rector, John Lawrence was born on August 8, 1943 in Walla Walla, Washington, District of Columbia, United States. Son of Edris William and Ethel Mae Rector.

Education

Bachelor, Whitman College, Walla Walla, Wash, 1965. Master of Arts, Indiana University, Bloomington. Doctor of Philosophy, Indiana University, Bloomington,, 1976.

Career

Associate professor Pontificia University Catolica Puerto Rico, 1977—1987. Fulbright visiting professor University Chile and University Catolica Chile, Santiago, 1983—1984. Professor history Western Oregon University, Monmouth, since 1987, chair social science division, since 2006.

Chair Northwest Council Study Abroad, Oregon, Washington Alaska, 1998—2000. Volunteer Peace Corps, Pucon and Caburgua, Chile, 1965—1968. Lecturer National Endowment of the Humanities Summer Institute, Puebla, Mexico, 2004.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: (books) The History of Chile 2003, (book) Merchants, Trade, and Commercial Policy in Chile.

Membership

Chair Cultural Awareness Commission, Independence, Oregon, 1990—1992. Recorder St. Timothy's Episcopal Church, Salem, since 2002. President, board directors Centro Sister Isolina Ferre, Ponce, Puerto Rico, 1981—1982.

President Western Oregon University Faculty Senate, 2005—2006. Member of Latin American Studies Association.

Connections

Married Irene Z. Zadorojny, October 26, 1969. Children: John Austin, Andrei Lawrence, William Eric, Irina Elizabeth, Peter Alexander.

father:
Edris William

mother:
Ethel Mae Rector

spouse:
Irene Z. Zadorojny

child:
John Austin Rector

child:
Andrei Lawrence Rector

child:
William Eric Rector

child:
Irina Elizabeth Rector

child:
Peter Alexander Rector