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religion educator

Raeburn Glenn Wallen, American religion educator. Danforth grantee, 1971, World Festival of Islam grantee, 1976.

Background

Wallen, Raeburn Glenn was born on December 17, 1931 in Leadwood, Missouri, United States. Son of Ray Bryan and Fanny Pearl (McGee) Wallen.

Education

AB, Findlay College, 1956. Bachelor's Degree, Master of Divinity magna cum laude, Winebrenner Theological Seminary, 1959. Master of Religious Education, Oberlin Theological Seminary, 1961.

Master of Arts in Religion, Case Western Reserve University, 1975. Doctor in World Religions, University Findlay.

Career

Professor emeritus world religions University Findlay, Ohio, since 1959. Adjunct professor Defiance College, Ohio, since 1990. Consultant world religions at conferences and seminars.

Participant Cincinnati Council World Affairs seminars. Chair International Education Council. Member advisory council undergraduate and graduate programs Multi-Cultural Center Language and Resource Development.

Member selection committees Fulbright scholarships. Conductor over 29 annual foreign travel seminars Findlay University to Middle East, Europe, the Yucatan, director seminar Hawaii, 1996.

Membership

Advisor International Club. Co-chair International Night. Member American Schools Oriental Research, American Academy Religion, National Association for Foreign Student Affairs, Religious Education Association, Toledo International Institute (life), Findlay Country Club, Kiwanis (past district representative for Circle K clubs in Northern Ohio, chairman Circle K and Key club committees), Phi Beta Delta (past president, editor newsletter since 1991).

Connections

Married Marcelene M. Owens. Children: Tamra M. Wallen Cipriani, Ronald, Michael.

father:
Ray Bryan Wallen

mother:
Fanny Pearl (McGee) Wallen

spouse:
Marcelene M. Owens

child:
Tamra M. Wallen Cipriani Wallen

child:
Ronald Wallen

child:
Michael Wallen