Educator Authors

Charles Kendall Adams
American Educator
Charles Kendall Adams was an American educator and historian. He served as the second president of Cornell University from 1885 until 1892, and as president of the University of Wisconsin from 1892 until 1901. Wikipedia
Herbert Baxter Adams
American Educator
Herbert Baxter Adams was an American educator and historian. Wikipedia
Felix Adler
German Educator
Felix Adler was a Jewish professor of political and social ethics, rationalist, popular lecturer, religious leader and social reformer who founded the Ethical Culture movement, and is often considered one of the main influences on modern Humanistic... Wikipedia
Freda Adler
American Educator
Freda Adler is a criminologist and educator, currently serving as Professor Emeritus at Rutgers University and a visiting Professor at the University of Pennsylvania. She was President of the American Criminological Society in 1994-1995. Wikipedia
Amos Bronson Alcott
American Educator
Amos Bronson Alcott was an American teacher, writer, philosopher, and reformer. As an educator, Alcott pioneered new ways of interacting with young students, focusing on a conversational style, and avoided traditional punishment. Wikipedia
Eben Alexander
American Educator
Eben Alexander was an American scholar, educator, dean and ambassador born in Knoxville. Wikipedia
Thomas Arnold
English Educator
Dr Thomas Arnold was a British educator and historian. Arnold was an early supporter of the Broad Church Anglican movement. He was the headmaster of Rugby School from 1828 to 1841, where he introduced a number of reforms. Wikipedia
Sylvia Ashton-Warner
New Zealander Educator
Sylvia Constance Ashton-Warner, , New Zealand writer, poet and educator, was born on 17 December 1908, in Stratford, New Zealand. Wikipedia
Roger Babson
American Educator
Roger Ward Babson , remembered today largely for founding Babson College in Massachusetts, was an entrepreneur and business theorist in the first half of the 20th century. Wikipedia
Andrew J. Bacevich
Educator
Andrew J. Bacevich, Jr. is a professor of international relations at Boston University and a retired career officer in the United States Army. Wikipedia
Emily Greene Balch
American Educator
Emily Greene Balch was an American economist and writer. Wikipedia
James Baldwin
American Educator
James Arthur Baldwin was an American novelist, essayist, playwright, poet, and social critic. Wikipedia
Dennis Banks
American Educator
Dennis Banks , a Native American leader, teacher, lecturer, activist and author, is an Anishinaabe born on Leech Lake Indian Reservation in northern Minnesota. Banks is also known as Nowa Cumig . Wikipedia
Jacques Barzun
American Educator
Jacques Martin Barzun was a French-born American historian of ideas and culture. He wrote on a range of topics as broad as baseball and classical music, but is perhaps best known as a philosopher of education. Wikipedia
Catharine Beecher
American Educator
Catharine Esther Beecher was an American educator known for her forthright opinions on female education as well as her vehement support of the many benefits of the incorporation of kindergarten into children's education. Wikipedia
Carol Bellamy
American Educator
Carol Bellamy has been Director of the Peace Corps, Executive Director of the United Nations Children's Fund , and President and CEO of World Learning. Wikipedia
Mary McLeod Bethune
American Educator
Mary Jane McLeod Bethune was an American educator and civil rights leader best known for starting a school for African-American students in Daytona Beach, Florida, that eventually became Bethune-Cookman University and for being an advisor to... Wikipedia
Vinoba Bhave
Indian Educator
Vinoba Bhave  pronunciation  , Vinayak Narahari Bhave often called Acharya , was an Indian advocate of nonviolence and human rights. He is best known for the Bhoodan Andolan. Wikipedia
Kingman Brewster, Jr.
American Educator
Robert Brustein
American Educator
Robert Sanford Brustein is an American theatrical critic, producer, playwright and educator. Wikipedia
Eric Butterworth
Canadian Educator
Steven G. Calabresi
American Educator
Steven G. Calabresi is a professor of law at Northwestern University School of Law and a visiting professor at Brown University. He is the nephew of Guido Calabresi, the U.S. legal scholar, U.S. Appellate judge, and former Dean of Yale Law School. Wikipedia
Mary Ellen Chase
American Educator
Mary Ellen Chase was an American educator, teacher, scholar, and author. She is regarded as one of the most important regional literary figures of the early twentieth century. Wikipedia
Francis James Child
American Educator
Francis James Child was an American scholar, educator, and folklorist, best known today for his collection of folk songs known as the Child Ballads. Wikipedia
Carol P. Christ
Educator
Carol Patrice Christ is a teacher and author and holds a Ph.D. from Yale University. Wikipedia
Ward Churchill
American Educator
Ward LeRoy Churchill is an American author and political activist. He was a professor of ethnic studies at the University of Colorado at Boulder from 1990 to 2007. Wikipedia
Stephen Cohen
American Educator
Frank Moore Colby
American Educator
Frank Moore Colby was an American educator and writer. Wikipedia
Juan Cole
American Educator
John Ricardo I. "Juan" Cole is an American scholar, public intellectual, and historian of the modern Middle East and South Asia. He is Richard P. Mitchell Collegiate Professor of History at the University of Michigan. Wikipedia
George Combe
American Educator
George Combe , was a Scottish lawyer and writer on phrenology and education. In later years, he devoted himself to the promotion of phrenology and founded the Edinburgh Phrenological Society in 1820. Combe's major work was The Constitution of Man . Wikipedia
John Comenius
Czechoslovakian Educator
John Amos Comenius was a Czech-speaking Moravian teacher, educator and writer. Wikipedia
Robert Conklin
American Educator
Anna Julia Cooper
American Educator
Anna Julia Haywood Cooper was an American author, educator, speaker and one of the most prominent African-American scholars in United States history. Upon receiving her Ph. Wikipedia
David Crystal
English Educator
David Crystal, OBE, FBA, FLSW is a linguist, academic and author. Wikipedia
Stan Dale
American Educator
Stan Dale was a radio broadcaster, writer, teacher, and founder of the Human Awareness Institute in 1968. Wikipedia
Jeremiah Day
American Educator
Jeremiah Day was an American academic, a Congregational minister and President of Yale College . Wikipedia
Sarah Louise Delany
American Educator
Sarah Louise "Sadie" Delany was an African- American educator and civil rights pioneer who was the subject, along with her younger sister Elizabeth "Bessie" Delany, of the New York Times bestselling oral history, Having our Say, by journalist Amy... Wikipedia
Harold W. Dodds
American Educator
Harold Willis Dodds was the fifteenth President of Princeton University. Wikipedia
Betty Dodson
American Educator
Betty Dodson is an American sex educator, author, and artist. Dodson held the first one-woman show of erotic art at the Wickersham Gallery in New York City in 1968. She left the art world to teach sex to women. Wikipedia
Bernadine Dohrn
American Educator
Bernardine Rae Dohrn is an Associate Professor of Law at Northwestern University School of Law and the immediate past Director of Northwestern's Children and Family Justice Center. Wikipedia
Alan Dundes
American Educator
Alan Dundes was a folklorist at the University of California, Berkeley. His work was said to have been central to establishing the study of folklore as an academic discipline. Wikipedia
Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz
American Educator
Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz is an American academic, educator, feminist activist, and writer. Wikipedia
Anne Edwards
Australian Educator
Anne Edwards is an American author best known for her biographies of celebrities that include Princess Diana, Maria Callas, Judy Garland, Katharine Hepburn, Vivien Leigh, Margaret Mitchell, Ronald Reagan, Barbra Streisand, Shirley Temple and... Wikipedia
Paul Eldridge
American Educator
Paul Eldridge was an American poet, novelist, short story writer and teacher. The son of Leon and Jeanette Eldridge , he was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on May 5, 1888. He later married a fellow writer, Sylvette de Lamar . He received his B. Wikipedia
Charles W. Eliot
American Educator
Charles William Eliot was an American academic who was selected as Harvard's president in 1869. He transformed the provincial college into the preeminent American research university. Wikipedia
Charles William Eliot
American Educator
Charles William Eliot was an American academic who was selected as Harvard's president in 1869. He transformed the provincial college into the preeminent American research university. Wikipedia
Paul Farmer
American Educator
Paul Edward Farmer is best known for his humanitarian work providing "first world" health care for "third world" people, beginning in Haiti. Wikipedia
Charles Fillmore
American Educator
Abraham Flexner
American Educator
Abraham Flexner was an American educator. His Flexner Report, published in 1910, reformed medical education in the United States. He also helped found the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton. Wikipedia
Gary L. Francione
American Educator
Gary Louie Francione is an American legal scholar. He is the Distinguished Professor of Law and Nicholas deB. Katzenbach Scholar of Law & Philosophy at Rutgers School of Law-Newark. Wikipedia
Paulo Freire
Brazilian Educator
Paulo Reglus Neves Freire, Ph.D was a Brazilian educator, philosopher, and influential theorist of critical pedagogy. Wikipedia
Virchand Gandhi
Indian Educator
Virachand Gandhi was a Jain scholar who represented Jainism at the first World Parliament of Religions in 1893. Wikipedia
John W. Gardner
American Educator
John William Gardner, was Secretary of Health, Education, and Welfare under President Lyndon Johnson. During World War II he served in the United States Marine Corps as a captain. Wikipedia
Gordon Gee
American Educator
Elwood Gordon Gee is an American academic and college president. He is in his second term as the president of Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio; he was previously president from 1990 to 1998. Wikipedia
A. Bartlett Giamatti
American Educator
Angelo Bartlett "Bart" Giamatti was the president of Yale University and later the seventh Commissioner of Major League Baseball. Wikipedia
Robert F. Goheen
American Educator
Robert Francis Goheen was an American academic, president of Princeton University and United States Ambassador to India. Wikipedia
Stedman Graham
American Educator
Stedman Graham is an American educator, author, businessman and speaker, although he is primarily known as the partner of media mogul Oprah Winfrey. Wikipedia
Temple Grandin
American Educator
Temple Grandin is an American doctor of animal science and professor at Colorado State University, bestselling author, autism activist, and consultant to the livestock industry on animal behavior. Wikipedia
Daniel Greenberg
American Educator
Vartan Gregorian
American Educator
Vartan Gregorian is an Armenian-American academic, serving as the president of Carnegie Corporation of New York. He is an ethnic Armenian who was born in Persia, which is now known as Iran. Wikipedia
Alfred Whitney Griswold
American Educator
Alfred Whitney Griswold was an American historian and educator, and President of Yale University, New Haven, CT, USA. Wikipedia
G. I. Gurdjieff
Armenian Educator
George Ivanovich Gurdjieff was an influential spiritual teacher of the early to mid-20th century who taught that most humans live their lives in a state of hypnotic "waking sleep", but that it is possible to transcend to a higher state of... Wikipedia
John Harsanyi
American Educator
John Charles Harsanyi was a Hungarian-American economist and Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences winner. Wikipedia
Abraham Joshua Heschel
Polish Educator
Abraham Joshua Heschel was a Polish-born American rabbi and one of the leading Jewish theologians and Jewish philosophers of the 20th century. Wikipedia
Peter Hobson
Educator
R. P. Hobson, or Peter Hobson, is a Professor of Developmental Psychopathology at University College London known for his work on autism and experimental child psychology. Wikipedia
Arlie Russell Hochschild
American Educator
Arlie Russell Hochschild is a professor emerita of sociology at the University of California, Berkeley. Wikipedia
John Holt
American Educator
Mark Hopkins
American Educator
Wilhelm von Humboldt
German Educator
Friedrich Wilhelm Christian Karl Ferdinand von Humboldt was a Prussian philosopher, government functionary, diplomat, and founder of the University of Berlin, which was named after him in 1949. Wikipedia
Ellsworth Huntington
Educator
Ellsworth Huntington was a professor of geography at Yale University during the early 20th century, known for his studies on climatic determinism, economic growth and economic geography. Wikipedia
Robert M. Hutchins
American Educator
Robert Maynard Hutchins , was an educational philosopher, dean of Yale Law School , and president and chancellor of the University of Chicago. He was the husband of novelist Maude Hutchins. Wikipedia
John Hutton
English Educator
Freeman A. Hrabowski III
American Educator
Freeman A. Hrabowski, III, in Birmingham, Alabama, is a prominent American educator. He has served as president of the University of Maryland, Baltimore County since May 1992. Wikipedia
Mordecai Wyatt Johnson
American Educator
Mordecai Wyatt Johnson was an American educator. He served as the first black president of Howard University, from 1926 until 1960. Wikipedia
Phillip E. Johnson
American Educator
Phillip E. Johnson is a retired UC Berkeley law professor and author. He became a born-again Christian while a tenured professor and is considered the father of the intelligent design movement. Wikipedia
Leon Kass
American Educator
Leon Richard Kass is an American physician, scientist, educator, and public intellectual, best known as proponent of liberal education via the "Great Books," as an opponent of human cloning, life extension and euthanasia, as a critic of certain... Wikipedia
Barnaby C. Keeney
American Educator
Barnaby Conrad Keeney was president of Brown University from 1955 to 1966 where he was known and loved by the student body for openness and his dry wit. Wikipedia
Lawrence Kohlberg
American Educator
Lawrence Kohlberg was a psychologist best known for his theory of stages of moral development. He served as a professor in the Psychology Department at the University of Chicago and at the Graduate School of Education at Harvard University. Wikipedia
Joel Kotkin
American Educator
Joel Kotkin is a professor of urban development, currently a fellow at Chapman University in Orange, CA and the Legatum Institute, a London-based think tank. Wikipedia
John P. Kotter
American Educator
Norman Lamm
American Educator
Norman Lamm is a major American Modern Orthodox rabbi, scholar, author and Jewish communal leader. He is the Chancellor of Yeshiva University. Wikipedia
Joseph Lancaster
English Educator
Joseph Lancaster was an English Quaker and public education innovator. Wikipedia
Paul Lazarsfeld
American Educator
Paul Felix Lazarsfeld was one of the major figures in 20th-century American sociology. Wikipedia
William P. Leahy
American Educator
William P. Leahy, SJ is the 25th President of Boston College, a post he has held since 1996. He was born in Omaha, Nebraska and raised in Imogene, Iowa. He joined the Society of Jesus in 1967, and is a member of the Jesuit's Wisconsin province. Wikipedia
Timothy Leary
American Educator
Timothy Francis Leary was an American psychologist and writer, known for his advocacy of psychedelic drugs. Wikipedia
Lawrence Lessig
American Educator
Lawrence "Larry" Lessig is an American academic and political activist. Wikipedia
James Lipton
American Educator
James Lipton is an American writer, composer, actor and dean emeritus of the Actors Studio Drama School at Pace University in New York City. Wikipedia
Seth Lloyd
American Educator
Seth Lloyd is a professor of mechanical engineering at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He refers to himself as a "quantum mechanic". Wikipedia
Christopher Love
Welsh Educator
Christopher Love was a Welsh Protestant preacher and advocate of Presbyterianism at the time of the English Civil War. Wikipedia
Seth Low
American Educator
Seth Low , born in Brooklyn, New York, was an American educator and political figure who served as mayor of Brooklyn, as President of Columbia University, as diplomatic representative of the United States, and as Mayor of New York City. Wikipedia
Mary Lyon
American Educator
Mary Mason Lyon was an American pioneer in women's education. She established the Wheaton Female Seminary in Norton, Massachusetts, . Within two years, she raised $15,000 to build the Mount Holyoke School. Wikipedia
Anne Sullivan Macy
American Educator
Johanna "Anne" Mansfield Sullivan Macy , best known as Anne Sullivan, was an Irish-American teacher best known as the instructor and companion of Helen Keller. Wikipedia
Horace Mann
American Educator
Horace Mann was an American education reformer. As a politician he served in the Massachusetts House of Representatives from 1827 to 1833. He served in the Massachusetts Senate from 1834 to 1837. Wikipedia
Manning Marable
American Educator
William Manning Marable was an American professor of public affairs, history and African-American Studies at Columbia University. Marable founded and directed the Institute for Research in African-American Studies. Wikipedia
Benjamin E. Mays
American Educator
Benjamin Elijah Mays was an United States minister, educator, scholar, social activist and the president of Morehouse College in Atlanta, Georgia from 1940 to 1967. Mays was also a significant mentor to civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. Wikipedia
Millicent Carey McIntosh
American Educator
Walter Russell Mead
American Educator
Walter Russell Mead is James Clarke Chace Professor of Foreign Affairs and Humanities at Bard College and Editor-at-Large of The American Interest magazine. Until 2010, Mead was the Henry A. Kissinger Senior Fellow for U.S. Wikipedia
Charles Edward Merriam
American Educator
Charles Edward Merriam, Jr. was a professor of political science at the University of Chicago, founder of the behavioralistic approach to political science, and an advisor to several U.S. Presidents. Wikipedia
Maria Montessori
Italian Educator
Maria Tecla Artemesia Montessori was an Italian physician and educator, a noted humanitarian and devout Roman Catholic best known for the philosophy of education that bears her name, and her writing on scientific pedagogy. Wikipedia
Lucy Maud Montgomery
Canadian Educator
Lucy Maud Montgomery OBE , called "Maud" by family and friends and publicly known as L. M. Montgomery, was a Canadian author best known for a series of novels beginning with Anne of Green Gables, published in 1908. Wikipedia