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History educator

Thomas Joseph Knight, American history educator. Trustee University Press Colorado, Niwot, 1989-1995. Member World History Association, National Association Science, Technology and Society, American Academy Political and Social Science, Phi Alpha Theta.

Background

Knight, Thomas Joseph was born on August 5, 1937 in Denton, Texas, United States. Son of Thomas Daniel Knight and Laura Jo (Savage) Knight Myrick.

Education

Bachelor, North Texas State University, Denton, 1959;postgraduate, University of Minnesota, 1959-1961;Doctor of Philosophy, University Texas, 1967.

Career

Instructor history, U. Nebraska, Lincoln, 1964-1965;assistant professor humanities, Michigan State University, East Lansing, 1966-1968;assistant professor, then associate professor, Pennsylvania State University, Harrisburg, 1968-1976;associate dean, professor social science, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, 1976-1982;dean, professor of history, U. West Virginia, Morgantown, 1982-1986;dean, professor of history, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, since 1986. Consultant Organisation Economics Cooperative and Development, Paris, 1982.

Membership

Trustee University Press Colorado, Niwot, 1989-1995. Member World History Association, National Association Science, Technology and Society, American Academy Political and Social Science, Phi Alpha Theta.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocation: fishing.

Connections

Married Barbara Lorraine Jones, December 29, 1955. Children: Russell Alan, Karen Jeanne.

father:
Thomas Daniel Knight Myrick

mother:
Laura Jo (Savage) Knight Myrick

spouse:
Barbara Lorraine Jones

children:
Russell Alan Knight

Karen Jeanne Knight