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Adult education educator

Peter Duncan Harrison, Australian adult education educator. Recipient Centenary Medal, Australian Government, 2003; grantee Yale Fellowship, Yale University, 1984-1985, Discovery Grant, Australian Research Council, 2001-2003, J Houston Witherspoon Fellowship in Science and Religion, Center of Theological Inquiry, Princeton, New Jersey, 2002, Beinecke Library. Visiting Fellowship, Yale University, 2002.

Background

Harrison, Peter Duncan was born on November 29, 1955 in Chinchilla, Queensland, Australia. Son of Duncan Joseph and Jean Murray Harrison.

Education

Bachelor of Science, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia, 1973—1976. Bachelor, University of Queensland, 1980—1983. Master of Arts, Yale University, 1984—1985.

Doctor of Philosophy, University of Queensland, 1995—1998.

Career

Professor, philosophy Bond University, Gold Coast, Australia, since 1998. Honorary research consultant University of Queensland, since 1993.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: (monograph) 'Religion' and the Religions in the English Enlightenment, The Bible, Protestantism and the Rise of Natural Science.

Membership

Fellow: Australian Academy of the Humanities. Member: International Society for Science and Religion.

Connections

Married Carol Joy Taylor, April 9, 1994. Children: Grace Ellen, Thomas Michael.

father:
Duncan Joseph

mother:
Jean Murray Harrison

spouse:
Carol Joy Taylor

children:
Grace Ellen Harrison

Thomas Michael Harrison