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Philosophy educator

Michael Wayne Howard, American philosophy educator. Member Main Peace Action Committee, Orono, since 1981, Downeast Democratic Socialists, Bangor, Maine, 1983-1985. Member American Philosophical Association (moderator 1994), International Philosophers for the Prevention of Nuclear Omnicide (program coordinator 1995), Radical Philosophy Association, North America Society Social Philosophy (program coordinator 1991).

Background

Howard, Michael Wayne was born on December 28, 1952 in El Dorado, Kansas, United States. Son of Orville Wayne and Mary Lou (Pardee) Howard.

Education

Bachelor in Philosophy, University of Chicago, 1974;Master of Arts in Philosophy, Boston University, 1977;Doctor of Philosophy in Philosophy, Boston University, 1981.

Career

Senior teaching fellow Boston University, 1977. Adjunct faculty member University Lowell, Massachusetts, 1978-1981. Assistant professor University Maine, Orono, 1981-1987, associate professor, since 1987.

Chairperson philosophy department University Maines, since 1993. Treasurer International Institute Self-Management, Frankfurt, Germany, 1993-1994. Project director Nuclear War Discussion Project, Maine, 1983-1984.

Contributing editor newsletter Grassroots Economic Organization, Connecticut, 1993-1995.

Achievements

  • Avocations: cross-country skiing, community organizing. M C.

Membership

Member Main Peace Action Committee, Orono, since 1981, Downeast Democratic Socialists, Bangor, Maine, 1983-1985. Member American Philosophical Association (moderator 1994), International Philosophers for the Prevention of Nuclear Omnicide (program coordinator 1995), Radical Philosophy Association, North America Society Social Philosophy (program coordinator 1991).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Cross country skiing, community organizing.

Connections

Married Karen Barzman, May 25, 1986 (divorced March 1992). Married Valerie Carter, January 2, 1995.

father:
Orville Wayne Howard

mother:
Mary Lou (Pardee) Howard

spouses:
Karen Barzman

Valerie Carter