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University educator

Richard Duane Foust,, American university educator. Recipient Excellence in College Teaching award Danforth Foundation, St. Louis, 1980.


Foust,, Richard Duane was born on December 3, 1945 in Windber, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Richard Duane and Edna Larue (Pebley) Foust.


Bachelor of Science, Pennsylvania State University, 1967;Doctor of Philosophy, University of California, Santa Barbara, 1971.


Chemist, Westvaco, Luke, Maryland., 1966-1967;assistant professor, Northern Arizona U., Flagstaff, 1972-1975;associate professor, Northern Arizona U., Flagstaff, 1975-1987;professor, Northern Arizona U., Flagstaff, since 1987;director Bilby Research Center, Northern Arizona U., Flagstaff, 1981-1989;faculty fellow, since 1989. State director American Energy Week, Washington, 1982. Visiting scholar Tabbin Institute Metallurgical Studies, Helwan, Cairo, Egypt, 1992, Alexandria (Egypt) U., 1993.

Visiting scientist Los Alomos National Laboratory, 1992-1993. Fulbright acad.specialist Qatar U., Doha, 1994.


  • Other Work

    • Author: Environmental Quality in the Sedona Verde Valley Area, 1991.


Since righteousness is demanded of God, one needs to know how to receive it. It is received through faith. It is having faith in God.


Social norms that assume different standards for women than for men in marriage are outdated and should be rejected. Laws in civil society should define marriage as the union of one man and one woman.


Language of offensive nature with regard to race, ethnicity or nationality does not indicate the value of each individual and contradicts the teaching of Jesus Christ.


Board directors Arizonans for Jobs and Energy, Phoenix, 1977-1982. Member Arizona Advisory Council on Energy Education, Phoenix, 1977-1986. Member The Arizona Academy, since 1981.

Member International Society Chemical Ecology, Society Archaelo. Sciences, Society Applied Spectroscopy, National Science Foundation (peer review psnel since 1977), National Science Teachers Association (Search for Excellence in Science Education award 1984), American Chemical Society, Arizona Science Teachers Association (president 1982-1983), Sigma Xi (president 1982-1983).


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: large format monochrome photography, fly fishing.


Married Lorriane Beverly Felt, June 24, 1967 (divorced October 1983). Children: Richard Duane III, Barbara Anne, Cynthia Marie. Married Glenda Earle Swanner, October 29, 1983.

Richard Duane Foust,

Edna Larue (Pebley) Foust,

Lorriane Beverly Felt

Glenda Earle Swanner

Richard Duane III Foust,

Barbara Anne Foust,

Cynthia Marie Foust,