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Joseph Eugene DeFlyer, American college dean. National Defense Education Act Title fellow University Nebraska/United States Government, 1967-1970; presidential scholar Carroll College, 1961-1965.


DeFlyer, Joseph Eugene was born on November 9, 1943 in Whitefish, Montana, United States. Son of George Samuel and Alice Irene (Hellman) DeF.


Bachelor, Carroll College, 1966. Doctor of Philosophy, University Nebraska, 1974.


Instructor, U. Nebraska, Lincoln, 1970-1976;from assistant professor to associate professor, McMurry College, Abilene, Texas, 1976-1980;from assistant professor to associate professor, U. North Dakota, Grand Forks, 1980-1990;department chair, U. North Dakota, Grand Forks, 1984-1988;associate dean academic affairs, Oregon Institute Technology, Klamath Falls, 1990-1991;dean School Health and the Arts and Sciences, Oregon Institute Technology, Klamath Falls, 1991-1993;dean arts, science, and development education, Western Nevada Community College, Carson City, Nevada, since 1993.


  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals. Author reviews. Author correspondence course.


Member Lions Club, Grand Forks, 1987-1990. Deacon Federated Church, Grand Forks, 1986-1990. Member Democratic Party, Texas, North Dakota, Oregon, since 1976.

Member Sierra Club, since 1982, group leader, 1988, chapter delegate, 1990. Member, conference section chair Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association, 1976-1990. Member, leader Citizens Against Toxic Waste, North Dakota, 1987-1988.

Member Modern Language Association (occasional conference section chair 1976-1990), Association for Study of America Indian Literature (conference presenter since 1976).


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: fishing, hunting, hiking, camping.


Married Janet Lee Maresh, October 29, 1971. Children: Erika Ann, Elizabeth Ruth, David Joseph.

George Samuel DeF.

Alice Irene (Hellman) DeF.

Janet Lee Maresh

Erika Ann DeFlyer

Elizabeth Ruth DeFlyer

David Joseph DeFlyer