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researcher , Humanities educator

John Martin Rich, American humanities educator, researcher. Recipient Faculty Research Assignment award University Research Institute, Austin, Texas, 1983-1984; visiting scholar University London, 1977; University Research Institute grantee, 1981-1982, 84-85.


Rich, John Martin was born on December 14, 1931 in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, United States. Son of Emanuel Morris and Bertha (Rose) Rich.


Bachelor of Arts, University Alabama, 1954;Master of Arts, University Alabama, 1955;Doctor of Philosophy, Ohio State University, 1958.


Graduate assistant, Ohio State University, Columbus, 1955;assistant instructor education, Ohio State University, 1956-1958;assistant professor education, U. Tennessee-Martin, 1958-1960;associate professor education, College State University of New York-Oneonta, 1960-1961;from assistant professor to associate professor, Iowa State University, Ames, 1961-1966;associate professor social and philosophical studies, U. Kentucky, Lexington, 1966-1969;professor cultural foundations education, University Texas, Austin, 1969-1996;professor emeritus, University Texas, Austin, since 1996;department chairman cultural foundations education, University Texas, Austin, 1969-1975. Visiting lecturer National Kaohsiung (Taiwan) Normal U., 1993.



Member North Central Philosophy of Education Society (president 1966-1967), Ohio Valley Philosophy of Education Society (president 1967-1968), Philosophy of Education Society (executive board 1967-1968, 80-82, Certified Significant Service), American Educational Studies Association (executive council 1972-1974, president 1975-1976).


Married Martha Elaine Schur, June 6, 1955 (divorced June 1966). Children– Jeffrey Brian, Suzanne Elon. Married Joyce Ann Stegemoller, August 28, 1967 (divorced March 1985).

Married Audrey Faye Arnold, August 1, 1987.

Emanuel Morris Rich

Bertha (Rose) Rich

Martha Elaine Schur

Joyce Ann Stegemoller

Audrey Faye Arnold

Jeffrey Brian Rich

Suzanne Elon Rich