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Philosophy and religion educator

Sallie Behn King, American Philosophy and religion educator. Professional fellow Japan Foundation, 1983-1984.

Background

King, Sallie Behn was born on March 22, 1952 in Washington, District of Columbia, United States. Daughter of James Forrest and Carolyn (Prout) King.

Education

Bachelor, Smith College, Northampton, Massachusetts, 1973. Master of Arts, University British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada, 1975. Doctor of Philosophy, Temple University, 1981.

Career

Associate professor department philosophy Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, since 1983.

Membership

Member American Academy Religion (steering committee consultation on mysticism group since 1987, steering committee Buddhism section since 1991), Association for Asian Studies, Society for Buddhist-Christian Studies (board directors since 1989), International Association Buddhist Studies, Society for Asian & Comparative Philosophy, Phi Beta Kappa.

Connections

Married Steven Lynn Keffer, December 17, 1977. Children: Leslie, Sarah.

father:
James Forrest King

mother:
Carolyn (Prout) King

spouse:
Steven Lynn Keffer

children:
Sarah King

Leslie King