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philosophy , religion educator

R. Wayne Perkins, American philosophy, religion educator. Named Outstanding Teacher, University Evansville Alumni Association, 1976. Chairman committee on ministry Evansville District of United Methodist Church, 1966-1996. Member American Association of University Professors, American Academy Religion.

Background

Perkins, R. Wayne was born on June 28, 1937 in Richmond, Kentucky, United States. Son of Elijah Thornton and Lillian Hazel (Clark) Perkins.

Education

AB, Asbury College, Wilmore, Kentucky, 1959. STB, Master of Divinity, Boston University, 1962. Doctor of Philosophy, Boston University, 1968.

Career

Associate professor philosophy and religion, U. Evansville, Indiana, 1966-1972; professor, U. Evansville, Indiana, since 1972; department chairman philosophy and religion, U. Evansville, since 1997.

Membership

Chairman commission on ministry Evansville District of United Methodist Church, 1966-1996. Member American Association of University Professors, American Academy Religion.

Connections

Married Sally M. Perkins, July 18, 1959. Children: Jennifer, Daniel, Wesley.

father:
Elijah Thornton Perkins

mother:
Lillian Hazel (Clark) Perkins

spouse:
Sally M. Perkins

children:
Jennifer Perkins

Wesley Perkins

Daniel Perkins