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educator , historian

Suzanne Wilson Barnett, American historian, educator. Named Washington Professor of the Year, Carnegie Foundation Advancement Teaching, 2002; Fulbright-Hays Grd. fellow, United States Office Education, 1967-1968, Language and Research fellow, Inter-University Program and Academia Sinica, 1986-1987, Postdoctoral fellow, History Christianity China Project, 1990.


Barnett, Suzanne Wilson was born on June 1, 1940 in Columbus, Ohio, United States. Daughter of George Leedom and Dorothy May (Macklin) Wilson.


Bachelor, Muskingum College, New Concord, Ohio, 1961. AM, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1963. Doctor of Philosophy, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1973.


Lecturer, Suffolk U., Boston, 1970-1972;lecturer, Boston University, 1971-1972;instructor, Wellesley (Massachusetts) College, 1972-1973;assistant professor, U. Puget Sound, Tacoma, 1973-1979;associate professor, U. Puget Sound, Tacoma, 1979-1985;professor, U. Puget Sound, Tacoma, since 1985;Robert G. Albertson professor, U. Puget Sound, Tacoma, since 1998. Visiting assistant professor of University Virginia, Charlottesville, 1973.


  • Other Work

    • Author, co-editor: book Christianity in China: Early Protestant Missionary Writings, 1985. Co-editor: Asia in the Undergraduate Curriculum: A Case for Asia in Liberal Arts Education, 2000. Contributor articles to professional journals.


Board directors Chinese Reconciliation Project Foundation, Tacoma, 1994—2010, emeritus board directors, since 2010. Member of Society History Education (member national advisory council since 1996), ASIANetwork (board directors 1996—2000, chair 1998-1999), Association Asian Studies (board directors China and Inner Asia Council 1979-1982, member program committee 1998—2000, chair 1999—2000), American History Association (member council teaching division 1992-1995).


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: jogging, dining, opera.


Married Redmond James Barnett, June 7, 1969.

George Leedom Wilson

Dorothy May (Macklin) Wilson

Redmond James Barnett