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List of Professors

Namesort icon Years at Michigan Position

Aaron Smith

1967 - 1986
Professor of Education, Speech

Agnes Lucile Stoodley

1931 - 1932
Assistant Professor of Physical Education for Women

Alexander M. Nelson

1970 - 1982
Assistant Professor of Education

Algo Donmyer Henderson

1950 - 1967
Professor of Higher Education

Alice Evans

1914 - 1930
Director of Physical Education
Assistant Professor of Physical Education
Director of Barbour Gymnasium 1914-1919

Alice Gray Snyder

1896 - 1904
Director of Physical Training in the Barbour Gymnasium

Allen Bobroff

1960 - 1985
Professor of Education

Allen Menlo

1955 - 1991
Professor of Education

Allen Sisson Whitney

1899 - 1929
Professor of Educational Administration
Dean of the School of Education

Almando Angelo Vezzani


1944 - 1966
Professor of Vocational Education & Practical Arts

Alvin C. Kraenzlein

1910 - 1912
Assistant Professor of Physical Training

Alvin F. Zander

1948 - 1981
Professor of Education, Psychology

Ann D. Hungerman

1964 - 1987
Professor of Education

Ann Van Demark

1979 - 1984
Assistant Professor of Education & Speech Pathology

Arie L Nettles

1992 - 2004
Assistant Professor of Education

Arnetha F. Ball

1992 - 2001
Associate Professor of Education

Arthur B. Moehlman

1923 - 1951
Professor of Education

Arthur F. Coxford

1965 - 2000
Professor of Mathematics Education

B. Louise Patterson

1924 - 1928
Assistant Professor of Physical Education for Women
Director of Physical Education for Girls - University High School

Bernice 
Iola Cooper

1958 - 1968
Associate Professor of Physical Education

Bette L 
Prater

1954
Associate Supervisor of Physical Education for Women
Instructor of Physical Education for Women

Betty M. Morrison

1970 - 1992
Professor of Education

Bettye B Myers

1960
Associate Supervisor of Physical Education for Women

Burke Aaron Hinsdale

1888 - 1900
Professor of Science and the Art of Teaching

Burton E. Voss

1963 - 1993
Professor of Science Education

Calvin O. Dryer

1966 - 1994
Professor of Education

Calvin Olin Davis

1905 - 1941
Professor of Education, Teaching of Science

Carl Berger

1972 - 2003
Professor of Education

Carl Irwin Brahce

1977 - 1984
Associate Professor of Education

Carolyn Marie Hackworth

2004 - 2007
Assistant Professor of Air Force Officer Education Program

Carolyne K. Davis

1974 - 1981
Professor of Medical-Surgical Nursing, Education
Dean of Nursing

Catherine Leighton Bigelow

1910 - 1914
Director of Barbour Gymnasium
Director of Physical Training for Woman

Cecil G. Miskel

1988 - 2006
Professor of Education
Dean of School of Education

Charles A. Tait

1971 - 1998
Associate Professor of Education and Audiology
Associate Research Scientist, Communicative Disorders Clinic

Charles Bon Hoyt

1927 - 1929
Assistant Professor of the Theory and Practice of Athletic Coaching

Charles D. Moody

1970 - 1996
Professor of Education

Charles F. Keen

1959 - 1983
Assistant Professor of Education

Charles F. Lehmann

1955 - 1988
Professor of Education

Charles Hughes Johnston

1907 - 1910
Assistant Professor of Education

Charles Philip Kearney

1980 - 1998
Professor of Education

Charles Scott Berry

1911 - 1930
Professor of Educational Psychology

Charles Wilbur Peters

1948 - 1983
2000 - 2005
Professor of Physics

Cho-Yee To

1967 - 2003
Professor of Education

Clarence D. Thorpe

1924
Professor of English Language and Literature & Teaching of English

Clarence L. Clarke

1924
Associate Professor of Education, Psychology

Claude A. Eggertsen

1939 - 1979
Professor of Education

Cleo Murtland

1918 - 1942
Associate Professor of Education

Clifford Woody

1921 - 1948
Professor of Education
Director of the Bureau of Educational Reference and Research

Clyde Rodney Williams

2001 - 2005
Clinical Assistant Professor of Education

Curtis Van Voorhees

1971 - 1990
Professor of Education

David A. Daly

1973 - 1999
Associate Professor of Education, Speech Pathology

David D. Starks

1969 - 1990
Associate Professor of Education, Dentistry
Research Scientist

David E. Harris

2001 - 2006
Clinical Professor of Education

David L. Angus

1966 - 1999
Professor of Education

David M. Bloome

1986 - 1987
Associate Professor of Education

Delmond K. Byrn

1952 - 1984
Professor of Education
Chairman of the Guidance and Counseling Program in the School of Education

Dennis Rigan

1947 - 1977
Professor of Physical Education

Dirck Roosevelt

2004
Assistant Professor of Education

Don K. Harrison

1969 - 1997
Professor of Education

Donald B. Canham

1948 - 1988
Professor of Sports Management and Communication
Athletic Director

Donald E. Heller

1997 - 2002
Assistant Professor of Education

Donald E. P. Smith

1952 - 1991
Professor of Education

Donald J. Barr

1965 - 1970
Associate Professor of Education

Donald J. Sharf

1964 - 1987
Professor of Education and Speech Science, Communication

Donald R. Steer

1967 - 1985
Associate Professor of Education

Dorothy H. Coons

1940 - 1982
Associate Professor of Education

Earl N Riskey

1928 - 1969
Professor of Physical Education for Men
Director Physical Education for Men

Earle F Zeigler

1956
Associate Professor of Education
Supervisor Physical Education for Men

Edgar Johnston

1929 - 1957
Assistant Professor of secondary Education
Principal of the University High School

Edward Charles Roeber

1953 - 1966
Professor of Education

Edward Eugene Handley

1974 - 1983
Lecturer in Health Education

Edward J
 Slezak


1952
Associate Supervisor of Physical Education for Men 1957

Edward S. Bordin

1951 - 1983
Professor of Psychology
Professor of Educational Psychology

Edwin J McClendon

1972 - 1987
Professor of Education, Health Education

Edythe Mae Albert

1957
Assistant Professor of Music Education

Eleanor W. Lynch

1974 - 1979
Assistant Professor of Education

Elfrieda H. Hiebert

1994 - 2004
Professor of Education

Eli Lewis Hayes

1918 - 1940
Assistant Professor of Vocational and Industrial Education

Elizabeth A. Dinkel

1993 - 1996
Assistant Professor of Education

Ella M. Bowen

1977
Assistant Professor of Education

Elmer Dayton Mitchell

1922 - 1959
Professor of Physical Education
Chair of the Program of Physical Education for Men

Elmer Ellsworth Brown

1891 - 1911
Acting Assistant Professor of the Science and the Art of Teaching

Elmer Rolland Townsley

1928 - 1942
Assistant Professor of Physical Education

Elton E. (Tad) Wieman

1923 - 1930
Assistant Professor of Theory & Practice of Physical Education
Instructor Athletic Coaching & Administration
Assistant Football Coach

Esther E. Pease

1950 - 1971
Professor of Physical Education

Ethel McCormick

1923 - 1959
Social Director of Women
Assistant Professor of Physical Education for Women

Farris W. Womack

1988 - 1998
Professor of Education
Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

Fielding Harris Yost

1921 - 1941
Professor of Theory and Practice of Athletic Coaching

Findlay C. Penix

1955 - 1980
Professor of Education

Francis Day Curtis

1924 - 1953
Professor of Education, Teaching of Science

Francis Warren Dalton

1954 - 1961
Professor of Vocational Education & Practical Arts

Frank B. Womer

1956 - 1986
Professor of Education

Franklin C. Cappoin

1928 - 1938
Assistant Professor of Physical Education

Fred George Walcott

1930 - 1965
Professor of Education and English

Fred Sylvester Dunham

1931 - 1951
Associate Professor of Latin

Frederick L. Goodman

1960 - 2005
Professor of Education

Frederick Stephen Breed

1910 - 1917
Assistant Professor of Education

Frederick W. Bertolaet

1966 - 1992
Professor of Education

G. Sutherland Hayden

1961 - 1986
Associate Professor of Education

Gail P. Baxter

1992 - 1998
Assistant Professor of Education

Gale E. Jensen

1956
Professor of Education

Garry R. Walz

1961 - 1992
Professor of Education

Gary D. Fenstermacher

1996 - 2007
Professor of Education

Gary John Rentschler

1978 - 1984
Assistant Professor Speech Pathology

George A. May

1901 - 1942
Associate Professor of Physical Education

George C Kyte

1926 - 1928
Professor of Elementary Education and Supervision

George E. Mills

1958 - 1981
Assistant Professor of Education

George Edmund Myers

1917 - 1942
Professor of Vocational Education

George Ezra Carrothers

1928 - 1950
Professor of Education

George Fred Veenker

1927
Assistant Professor of Theory and Practice of Athletic Coaching

George L. Jackson

1909 - 1936
Professor of Education

George W. Greey

1952 - 1969
Associate Professor of Physical Education
Associate Supervisor of Physical Education

Gerald J. Mahoney

1981 - 1986
Associate Professor of Education

Geraldine T. Scholl

1962 - 1987
Professor of Education

Gerlad Gurin

1949 - 1993
Professor of Higher Education
Research Scientist, Survey Research Center

Glenn Max Wingo

1945 - 1979
Professor of Education

Gordon G. McMahon

1972 - 1980
Professor of Education

Guy Montrose Whipple

1919 - 1925
Professor of Experimental Education

Gwendolyn Baker

1968 - 1981
Associate Professor of Education
University of Michigan Honorary Degree 1997

H. Douglas Brown

1970 - 1978
Associate Professor of Education
Associate Professor of Linguistics
Visiting Professor English Language Institute 1970 Summer Term

Harlan Clifford Koch

1934 - 1961
Professor of Education
Associate Dean of the Horace H. Rackham School of Graduate Studies

Harry George Kipke

1927 - 1938
Professor of Physical Education

Helen E. Brooks

1905 - 1907
Director of Physical Training in the Barbour Gymnasium

Helen L. Harrington

1990 - 2007
Associate Professor of Education

Helen L. Snoke

1969 - 1989
Professor of Information and Library Studies
Associate Professor Emerita of Education

Herbert G. Ludlow

1950 - 1959
Professor of Education Administration
Director Bureau of Appointments & Occupational Information

Herbert J. Eibler

1963 - 1986
Associate Professor of Education

Howard B. Calder

1976 - 1978
Assistant Professor of Education

Howard R. Jones

1951 - 1962
Professor of School Administration

Howard S. Bretsch

1956 - 1967
Professor of Education Administration

Howard Yale McClusky

1924 - 1970
Professor of Education

Howard
 Clinton Leibee

1942 - 1974
Professor of Physical Education
Director of Physical Education

Hyman Kornbluh

1961 - 1989
Assistant Professor of Education

Irene B. Tejada

1952 - 1989
Assistant Professor of Art
Assistant Professor of Education

Irene Glazik Place

1943 - 1966
Associate Professor Office Management

Irene K. Heller

1959 - 1981
Associate Professor of Education

Irene R. Field

1931
Instructor in Physical Education for Women

Irving Howard Anderson

1939 - 1971
Professor of Education

Irving King

1906 - 1909
Assistant Professor of Education

J. Gary Knowles

1989 - 1995
Assistant Professor of Education

J.B. Fitzgerald

1895
Director of the Gymnasium

J.E. Castle Smith

2002 - 2005
Assistant Professor of Air Force Officer Education Program

Jackson R. Sharman

1930 - 1937
Associate Professor of Education

James A. Dunn

1963
Assistant Professor of Psychology and Education

James Arch Lewis

1953 - 1972
Professor of Education
Vice President for Student Affairs

James Bartlett Edmonson

1916 - 1952
Professor of Education

James L. Miller Jr

1966 - 1991
Professor of Higher Education

James M. Davis

1954 - 1964
Assistant Professor of Education
Director of International Center

Jane Schwertfeger

1961 - 1988
Professor of Education

Jay L. Robinson

1965 - 1996
Professor of English Language and Literature, Education

Jay T. Basinger

1968 - 1974
Assistant Professor of Education, Physical Education for Men

Jean C. McPhail

1991 - 1998
Assistant Professor of Education

Jeannie K. Johns

1975 - 1976
Assistant Professor of Education

Joan S. Stark

1978 - 2001
Professor of Education
Dean of School of Education

John A. Daenzer

1976
Assistant Professor of Education

John Melvin Trytten

1931 - 1962
Professor of Education

John S. Rogers

1991 - 1995
Assistant Professor of Education

John Sundwall

1921 - 1950
Professor of Hygiene and Public Health
Director of Department of Hygiene and Public Health

Joseph N. Payne

1957 - 1994
Professor of Mathematics Education

Joseph P. Cosand

1971 - 1980
Professor of Education

Joseph P. Price

1974 - 1980
Assistant Professor of Education

Joseph Vaughn

1970 - 1984
Associate Professor of Physical Education

Joshua Gordon

2002 - 2004
Assistant Professor of Navy Officer Education Program

Joyce I Lindeman

1968 - 2000
Associate Professor of Kinesiology

Julius S. Cohen

1967 - 1991
Professor of Education

Juva N. Higbee

1933 - 1942
Assistant Professor of Public School Music Education

Karen L. Bice

2001 - 2004
Assistant Professor of Education, Air Force Officer Education

Karen Wixson

1980 - 2011
Professor of Education
Dean of Education

Karl G. Pearson

1967 - 1979
Professor of Business Administration
Director of Real Estate Education

Katherine Bradford Greene

1927 - 1951
Assistant Professor in Educational Psychology, Measurements, and Statistics

Keene Fitzpatrick

1894 - 1910
Professor of Physical Culture
Director of Waterman Gymnasium

Kenneth L. Watkin

1972 - 1987
Associate Professor of Speech Pathology

Kent W. Leach

1949 - 1985
Professor of Education

Laura E. Williams

1964 - 1981
Associate Professor of Education

Laurie Estelle Campbell

1928 - 1959
Professor of Education, Physical Education
Director in Physical Education - Education & Athletics

Lawrence A. Conrey

1953 - 1980
Associate Professor of Education

Lawrence S. Berlin

1971 - 1996
Associate Professor of Education

Lesley Rex

1997
Associate Professor of Education

Lester W. Anderson

1952 - 1973
Professor of Education

LeVerne S. Collet

1968 - 1993
Professor of Education

Lloyd H. Hughes

1969 - 1979
Professor of Education

Loren S. Barritt

1964 - 2000
Professor of Education

Louis Ward Keeler

1928 - 1939
Associate Professor of Educational Psychology

Lowell W. Beach

1953 - 1983
Professor of Education

M. Clemens Johnson

1962 - 1985
Professor of Education

Mabel Esther Rugen

1930 - 1970
Professor of Physical Education, Public Health

Madge Attwood

1972 - 1978
Assistant Professor of Education

Malcolm A. Lowther

1960 - 1995
Professor of Education

Margaret Bell

1923 - 1958
Professor of Hygiene and Physical Education
Chairman of the Program of Physical Education for Women
Physician in the Health Service

Marguerite Eilker

1930
Associate Professor of Education
Director of Nursery School

Marguerite Wilker

1930
Associate Professor of Education
Director of the Nursery School

Marie Dorothy Hartwig

1936 - 1977
Professor of Physical Education
Associate Director of Women's Intercollegiate Athletics

Marshall Lyman Byrn

1927 - 1951
Assistant Professor of Vocational Education
Head of the Department of Industrial Arts in the University High School

Martin J. Packer

1991 - 1995
Assistant Professor of Education

Martin L Maehr

1988 - 2005
Professor of Education, Psychology

Marvin W. Peterson

1969 - 2007
Professor of Education

Mary Nina Yochum

1998 - 2002
Associate Professor of Education

Matthew J. Trippe

1965 - 1987
Professor of Education

Melvin R. Wilson

1992 - 1998
Assistant Professor of of Education

Merrill M. Flood

1956 - 1976
Professor of Industrial and Operations Engineering
Professor of Mathematical Biology
Professor of Education

Michael E. Woolley

2003 - 2007
Assistant Professor of Social Work, Education

Michael T. Nettles

1992 - 2004
Professor of Education

Milan Marich

1970 - 1997
Associate Professor of Education

Morton Gordon

1970 - 1982
Professor of Education

Mowat G. Fraser

1935 - 1939
Lecturer in Education

Nelson G Lehsten

1948 - 1983
Professor of Education

Newton C. Loken

1946 - 1984
Professor of Physical Education

Nichole Pinkard

1997
Assistant Professor of Education

Norman C. Harris

1961 - 1977
Professor of Education

Ollie Backus

1941 - 1949
Assistant Professor of Speech

Orlando W. Stephenson

1918 - 1954
Professor of the Teaching of History
Head of the Social Studies Department in the University High School

Pamela Trotman Reid

1999 - 2004
Professor of Psychology
Professor of Education
Director of Women's Studies Program

Patricia Merkle Baggett

1987 - 1995
Associate Professor of Education

Paul A. Hunsicker

1949 - 1976
Professor of Physical Education
Associate Director of Physical Education

Paul D. Carter

1957 - 1977
Professor of Education

Paul R. Lehman

1975 - 1997
Senior Associate Dean of the School of Music
Professor of Music

Paul R. Pintich

1987 - 2003
Professor of Education, Psychology

Paul R. Pintrich

1999 - 2003
Professor of Education & Psychology

Paul R. Washke

1927
Assistant Professor of Physical Education

Paula Allen-Meares

1993 - 2008
Professor of Social Work & Education
Dean of Social Work

Phillip Sanford Jones

1947 - 1982
Professor of Mathematics
Professor of Teaching of Mathematics

Phyllis Blumenfeld

1972
Professor of Educational Studies

Quin Adamson

1958 - 1985
Assistant Professor of Dance

Raleigh Schorling

1923 - 1950
Professor of Education
Head of the Department of Mathematics in the University High School

Ralph C. Wenrich

1946 - 1977
Professor of Vocational Education and Practical Arts

Ralph M. Crystal

1977 - 1981
Assistant Professor of Education

Ralph R. Rupp

1965 - 1989
Professor of Education and Audiology
Professor of Communication

Ray E. Kehoe

1953 - 1983
Professor of Education
Associate Director of the Bureau of School Services

Ray Lyle Fisher

1921 - 1959
Assistant Professor of Physical Education
Supervisor Emeritus in Physical Education
Baseball Coach Emeritus

Richard A. Huston

1970 - 1975
Assistant Professor of Education

Richard L. Alfred

1981 - 2011
Associate Professor of Education

Richard M. Bay

1966 - 1974
Assistant Professor of Education, Physical Education
Head Coach of Wrestling

Robbin A. W. Sawyer

2004
Assistant Professor of Education

Robert C. Becker

2003
Assistant Professor of Education

Robert Hutchcroft

1954 - 1976
Professor of Education

Robert L. Williams

1936 - 1974
Professor of Education
Administrative Dean in the Office of the Vice-President for Academics Affairs

Robert Lado

1951 - 1960
Professor of English Language and Literature & Education

Robert S. Fox

1950 - 1974
Professor of Education
Principal of the University High School

Robert T. Blackburn

1966 - 1997
Professor of Higher Education

Rodney J. Grambeau

1968 - 1986
Professor of Sports Management and Communication

Roger William Heyns

1947 - 1965
Professor of Psychology
Professor of Educational Psychology
Dean Literature Science and the Arts

Ronald C. Riggs

1976 - 1980
Assistant Professor of Education

Ronald Stone Anderson

1952 - 1960
Associate Professor of Education & Library Science

Ronald W. Marx

1990 - 2003
Professor of Education

Rudolf B. Schmerl

1957 - 1988
Associate Professor of Education

Russell Everett Wilson

1957 - 1974
Associate Professor of Education

Ruth N. Harris

1946 - 1987
Professor of Kinesiology, Division of Physical Education

Sally A. Lubeck

1991 - 2004
Associate Professor of Education

Samuel J. Meisels

1980 - 2001
Professor of Education
Research Scientist in the Center for Human Growth and Development

Sarita I Davis

1930 - 1969
Assistant Professor of Education

Shirley H. Cooper

1961 - 1983
Professor of Physical Education

Shirley J. Magnusson

1991 - 1996
Assistant Professor of Education

Stanley E. Dimond

1950 - 1972
Professor of Education

Stephen A. Roderick

1980
Assistant Professor of Education

Stephen Dunning

1967 - 1988
Professor of English Language & Literature
Professor of Education

Stephen J. Galetti

1970 - 1989
Associate Professor of Sports Management and Communication

Stephen J. Gill

1977
Assistant Professor of Education

Stephen John Farrell

1913
Assistant Professor of Physical Education
Track Coach

Stewart Hulslander

1949 - 1974
Professor of Education

Stuart Appleton Courtis

1919 - 1922
Professor of Education

Sylvia Hurtado

1992 - 2003
Associate Professor of Education

Tanya M. Gallagher

1972 - 1987
Associate Professor of Education and Speech Pathology

Terrence N. Davidson

1979 - 1985
Associate Professor of Education

Terrence N. Tice

1969 - 1997
Professor of Education

Terrie L. Espstein

1992 - 1998
Assistant Professor of Education

Teshome G. Wagaw

1975 - 2003
Professor of Education, Afroamerican and African studies

Theodore de Laguna

1905 - 1907
Assistant Professor of Education

Thomas Diamond

1919 - 1951
Professor of Vocational Education

Thomas J. Switzer

1977 - 1987
Professor of Education

Thomas Luther Purdom

1929 - 1957
Instructor in Education
Director of the Bureau of Appointments Occupational Information

Thomas Poffenberger

1969 - 1983
Professor of Population Planning

Thomas W. Downen

1971 - 1982
Associate Professor of Library Science

Todd Don Dinkelman

1997
Assistant Professor of Education

Valerie E. Lee

1986 - 2011
Professor of Education
Faculty Associate, Survey Research Center, ISR

Victoria Lynn Misek

2005 - 2008
Assistant Professor of Education

Virginia Richardson

1996 - 2007
Professor of Education

W. Robert Dixon

1949 - 1985
Professor of Education

Walter John Weber

1932 - 1973
Instructor Emeritus in Physical Education
Assistant Football Coach Emeritus

Walter Scott Westerman Jr

1954 - 1960
Assistant Professor of Education
Visiting Lecturer 1963

Warren A Ketch
am


1953 - 1954
Assistant Professor of Education

Warren G. Palmer

1970 - 1985
Associate Professor of Education & Library Science

Warren Randall Good

1927 - 1971
Assistant Professor of Education

Wendel Ward Heers

1961 - 1987
Catherine B. Heller Professor of Art

Wilbert C. Carr

1924 - 1930
Professor of Teaching of Latin and Greek
Head of the Classical Department - University High School

Wilbur J. Cohen

1956 - 1983
Professor of Education
Professor of Public Welfare Administration
Dean of Education

Willard Clifford Olson

1929 - 1970
Dean of School of Education
Professor of Education, Psychology

William C. Rhodes

1967 - 1982
Professor of Psychology
Professor of Education

William Charles Morse

1956 - 1985
Professor of Psychology
Professor of Educational Psychology

William Clark Trow

1926 - 1965
Professor of Education, Psychology

William D. Coats

1980 - 1984
Professor of Education

William D. Dunifon

1974 - 1980
Assistant Professor of Education

William George Merhab

1946 - 1979
Professor of Romance Languages, Education

William G
 Helms


1954 - 1970
Associate Professor of Physical Education

William H. Mills

1953 - 1983
Professor of Education Administration

William Harold Payne

1879 - 1889
1901 - 1907
Professor of Science and the Art of Teaching

William J. McGinley

1988 - 1992
Assistant Professor of Education

William K. Medlin

1960 - 1986
Professor of Education

William L. Cash

1968 - 1984
Professor of Education

William M. Cave

1957 - 1990
Howard V. McClusky Professor of Education

Winston Leigh Roesch

1942
Assistant Professor of Education, Extension Service

Woodrow Hunter

1946 - 1978
Professor of Education

Yvonne L. Goddard

2004 - 2008
Assistant Professor of Education

Zlda F. Gamson

1974 - 1985
Professor of Education


Frank Wesley Lanham

1948 - 1966
Professor of Education