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Randolph B. Campbell, PhD, Presented with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award by Marquis Who’s Who

DENTON, TX, May 13, 2020 /24-7PressRelease/ — Marquis Who’s Who, the world’s premier publisher of biographical profiles, is proud to present Randolph B. Campbell, PhD, with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award. An accomplished listee, Dr. Campbell celebrates many years’ experience in his professional network, and has been noted for achievements, leadership qualities, and the credentials and successes he has accrued in his field. As in all Marquis Who’s Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.

Having accrued more than 55 years of inimitable expertise in the field of historical education, Dr. Campbell has garnered a laudable reputation as a regents’ professor on behalf of the University of North Texas, for which he has affiliated in various capacities since 1966. Drawing a wealth of inspiration from his mother, a teacher in her own right, he resolved at an early age to follow her example. Dr. Campbell initially began his career as an instructor at Virginia Polytechnic Institute from 1963 until 1964, after which he briefly served in a similar role at Madison College in 1966.

Prior to embarking upon his professional journey, Dr. Campbell pursued a formal education at the University of Virginia. Studying throughout much of the 1960s, he attained a Bachelor of Science, a Master of Arts in history, and a Doctor of Philosophy in history. Since he began to work in the field of academia, Dr. Campbell has specialized in Texas history and the institution of slavery, for which he has written several books of particular note, including “A Southern Community in Crisis: Harrison County, Texas, 1850-1880,” “An Empire for Slavery: The Peculiar Institution in Texas, 1821-1865,” “Sam Houston and the American Southwest,” “Grass-Roots Reconstruction in Texas, 1865-1880” and three editions of “Gone to Texas: A History of the Lone Star State.”

In light of his professional accomplishments, Dr. Campbell has received recognition from several prestigious organizations. To wit, he was presented with the Ramsdell Award from the Southern Historical Association, the Summerfield Roberts Award, the Friends of Dallas Public Library Award from the Texas Institute of Letters, the Tullis Award from TSHA and the Eminent Faculty Award from the University of North Texas. In order to remain aware of developments in his field, Dr. Campbell maintains his professional affiliation with the Texas State Historical Association and the Southern Historical Association.

About Marquis Who’s Who®
Since 1899, when A. N. Marquis printed the First Edition of Who’s Who in America®, Marquis Who’s Who® has chronicled the lives of the most accomplished individuals and innovators from every significant field of endeavor, including politics, business, medicine, law, education, art, religion and entertainment. Today, Who’s Who in America® remains an essential biographical source for thousands of researchers, journalists, librarians and executive search firms around the world. Marquis® now publishes many Who’s Who titles, including Who’s Who in America®, Who’s Who in the World®, Who’s Who in American Law®, Who’s Who in Medicine and Healthcare®, Who’s Who in Science and Engineering®, and Who’s Who in Asia®. Marquis® publications may be visited at the official Marquis Who’s Who® website at www.marquiswhoswho.com.

L. Gary Knight Presented with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award by Marquis Who’s Who

LIVERMORE FALLS, ME, May 13, 2020 /24-7PressRelease/ — Marquis Who’s Who, the world’s premier publisher of biographical profiles, is proud to present L. Gary Knight with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award. An accomplished listee, Mr. Knight celebrates many years’ experience in his professional network, and has been noted for achievements, leadership qualities, and the credentials and successes he has accrued in his field. As in all Marquis Who’s Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.

Having provided well over 50 years of service to his community, Mr. Knight retired in 2014 from his position as an elected member of the Maine House of Representatives. Goal-oriented and a natural high achiever, he became involved in state-wide politics out of desire to help his fellow citizens. He served eight years with the Taxation Committee, chairing it for two years when his party was in power.

From 1962 until 1999 Mr. Knight found initial success as a community banker culminating in his position as President and CEO of Livermore Falls Trust. Following the merger of that institution with Androscoggin Bank he served eight years as the Executive VP and chair of the Trust & Investment Division. In 2006 he was elected to the Maine House of Representatives by the constituents of District 81. Mr. Knight also served several years as an adjunct professor of business at the University of Maine at Farmington.

Extremely active in banking circles he served as an executive officer and director of the Independent Bankers Association of America. He was a past president of Maine Bankers and the Independent Community Bankers of Maine and was a long-time trustee of the Williams College of Banking in Massachusetts. He served as a Director of Livermore Falls Trust from 1978 until 1999. He was also a Corporator of Franklin Savings Bank in Farmington, Maine.

Throughout his life he has also served the medical community in various capacities, he co-founded the regional ambulance service serving as an EMT for twenty years and chaired several medical organizations throughout Central Maine including a few years on the hospital board of trustees. Besides his distinguished service to the Williams School of Banking, he was also active locally serving over a dozen years on the area school board, several as the Chairperson. Education has always been an important interest to Mr. Knight and for years he has been the Lead Agent for his classmates at Colby College. He chairs an education scholarship program for area youth and established a major scholarship initiative at Colby.

Accolades include being named the Volunteer Banker of Maine and receipt of a Colby brick. He achieved Eagle rank as a young man.

Mr. Knight earned his BA in economics from Colby College in 1966 followed by an MBA from the University of Southern Maine. He also graduated from the Williams College School of Banking and completed an executive two year program at The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. He is a graduate of Leadership Maine, class of 2001.

Mr. Knight has also been very involved in youth sports as a coach and as an official. He is a former president of the State of Maine Baseball Umpires Association and the Umpire-in-Chief of West Central Maine Softball board. He served as president of the Spruce Mountain Ski Association and was a long-time patrolman of the slopes. In his retirement he continues his avocation of sports by skiing, playing tennis, officiating ball games and more relaxing interests of reading and chess. He is a dedicated fan of New England sports, especially the Red Sox.

About Marquis Who’s Who®
Since 1899, when A. N. Marquis printed the First Edition of Who’s Who in America®, Marquis Who’s Who® has chronicled the lives of the most accomplished individuals and innovators from every significant field of endeavor, including politics, business, medicine, law, education, art, religion and entertainment. Today, Who’s Who in America® remains an essential biographical source for thousands of researchers, journalists, librarians and executive search firms around the world. Marquis® now publishes many Who’s Who titles, including Who’s Who in America®, Who’s Who in the World®, Who’s Who in American Law®, Who’s Who in Medicine and Healthcare®, Who’s Who in Science and Engineering®, and Who’s Who in Asia®. Marquis® publications may be visited at the official Marquis Who’s Who® website at www.marquiswhoswho.com.

Christine Fiorella Russo, PhD, Presented with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award by Marquis Who’s Who

NORTHPORT, NY, May 14, 2020 /24-7PressRelease/ — Marquis Who’s Who, the world’s premier publisher of biographical profiles, is proud to present Christine Fiorella Russo, PhD, with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award. An accomplished listee, Dr. Russo celebrates many years’ experience in her professional network, and has been noted for achievements, leadership qualities, and the credentials and successes she has accrued in his field. As in all Marquis Who’s Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.

Teaching in several private and public schools throughout New York, Dr. Russo has leveraged more than 45 years of expertise in the field of education. First hired to teach at Saint Margaret’s School in the Bronx in 1955, she was subsequently recruited by Sacred Heart in New York City the following year. By 1957, she began her tenure with the Board of Education in New York City. Aligned with Harborfields District #6 in Long Island since 1960, Dr. Russo specializes in literacy and mathematics.

In addition to her full-time commitments in the classroom, Dr. Russo provided her expertise as a member of the board of directors in the school of education at Fordham University between 1993 and 1998. She was also a founding member of the President’s Advisory Council during 2017. In 2004, one of Dr. Russo’s articles was published in Gifted Child Quarterly, a peer-reviewed academic journal, “Creative Problem Solving Strategies of Bright and Average Students (5th and 6th Graders).”

For the past 25 years, Dr. Russo has been involved in numerous educational initiatives, including serving on the board of directors’ advisory council for the Fordham University Alumni Association since 1995. She is a former alumni advisor council member, first vice president and Long Island representative of the recruitment program at Marymount Manhattan College between 1985 and 1992. She also co-directed the Just Say No campaign at the Thomas J. Lahey School in New York. Through her community, Dr. Russo has provided her time as a campaign volunteer for the Democratic Party in New York City and as a volunteer at Saint John’s Hospital on Long Island.

Eminently qualified, Dr. Russo received a Bachelor of Arts at Marymount Manhattan College in 1953, followed by a Master of Science in education at Fordham University in 1959. She later attended Hofstra University, from which she acquired a diploma in literacy in 1978, a Doctor of Philosophy in literacy, English and psychology in 1987 and undertook additional postgraduate courses between 1987 and 1988. Dr. Russo is certified in litigation through Adelphi University and the National Center for Paralegal Training, and is a certified English teacher for grades seven through 12.

Aligned with several industry-related organizations, Dr. Russo has been active on the board of directors and as the vice president of the Guilford International Society of Intelligence Education since 1990 and 1991, respectively. She is a member of the American Psychological Association, the New York Academy of Sciences, the New York Orton Dyslexia Society, the World Council for Gifted and Talented Children and, among others, the Children and Adults with Attention Deficit Disorder. Dr. Russo is also a member and former chapter first vice president of Phi Delta Kappa.

Dr. Russo received several Teacher and Student Participation Awards since the early 1990s, an Alumni Achievement Award from Fordham University and a Mother Butler Gold Cross for her commitment to high ideals in education and to Marymount Manhattan College. She was more recently honored with a Pierre Gilhac Award for Outstanding Commitment to Education by Marymount Manhattan College in 2013. A celebrated Marquis listee, Dr. Russo has featured in over 20 editions of Who’s Who in America, Who’s Who in American Education, Who’s Who in the East, Who’s Who in the World and Who’s Who of American Women.

Dr. Russo resides in Northport with her husband, Victor Donald Russo, Esq., who was recognized as a Top Attorney of North America by Who’s Who Directories, in 2017, having spent more than 60 years as a negligent trial attorney with Allstate Insurance Company, and as a plaintiff’s attorney in the prominent Agent Orange Case, the largest product liability litigation in American legal history. In 1990 they traveled extensively to the Orient where both had the opportunity to experience an Oriental culture. They visited schools in Hong Kong, attended classes in Seoul, Korea and then in Yokohama, Japan where Christine presented her dissertation, A Comparative Study of Creativity and Cognitive Problem-Solving Strategies of High-IQ and Average Students. The trip also included a visit and a tour to Kyoto, the Shrine city.

About Marquis Who’s Who®
Since 1899, when A. N. Marquis printed the First Edition of Who’s Who in America®, Marquis Who’s Who® has chronicled the lives of the most accomplished individuals and innovators from every significant field of endeavor, including politics, business, medicine, law, education, art, religion and entertainment. Today, Who’s Who in America® remains an essential biographical source for thousands of researchers, journalists, librarians and executive search firms around the world. Marquis® now publishes many Who’s Who titles, including Who’s Who in America®, Who’s Who in the World®, Who’s Who in American Law®, Who’s Who in Medicine and Healthcare®, Who’s Who in Science and Engineering®, and Who’s Who in Asia®. Marquis® publications may be visited at the official Marquis Who’s Who® website at www.marquiswhoswho.com.

Kwan S. Kim Presented with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award by Marquis Who’s Who

GRANGER, IN, May 14, 2020 /24-7PressRelease/ — Marquis Who’s Who, the world’s premier publisher of biographical profiles, is proud to present Kwan S. Kim with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award. An accomplished listee, Dr. Kim celebrates many years’ experience in his professional network, and has been noted for achievements, leadership qualities, and the credentials and successes he has accrued in his field. As in all Marquis Who’s Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.

Dr. Kim, having grown up in South Korea, one of the poorest countries in the world while he was coming of age, aspired to make a difference by offering his assistance to developing countries. Beginning his career in 1964 in Minneapolis as a research economist for North Star Research and Development Institute, he subsequently became an econometrician for Pillsbury Company in Minneapolis, until 1966. Since that time, Dr. Kim has devoted his career to academia, teaching economics courses at the University of Minnesota before being acquired by the University of Notre Dame in Indiana. Among his teaching accomplishments at Notre Dame, he directed 14 Ph.Ds in Economics under his direction of their doctoral dissertations.

Having earned the distinguished status of full professor emeritus in 2016 after teaching for more than five decades, Dr. Kim’s tenure at Notre Dame included teaching economics at both the graduate and undergraduate levels in the Economics Department and in the Kellogg Institute for International Studies and as a faculty fellow at the Liu Institute in Asian studies. He also provided his expertise as a guest scholar at the Institute of Economics Research at Hitotsubashi University in Tokyo, a visiting professor at the University of Innsbruck in Austria, Maastricht School of Business in the Netherlands, Koryu University in South Korea, the University of Dar es Salaam in Tanzania, and a visiting lecturer at the University of Nairobi in Kenya. Well-regarded in his field, Dr. Kim consulted for numerous institutions and government agencies, including Nacional Financiera in Mexico, the Human Management College in China, the U.S. Department of Transportation, and as an economic policy advisor for the Agency for International Development.

In addition to Dr. Kim’s full-time commitments, he was a fellow of the Asian Research Institute and the Pan-Asia Institute between 1970 and 1971. He was also a visiting fellow at the East-West Center in Hawaii during 1988. A prolific scholar, he published more than 80 professional journal articles and 14 books in a wide ranging areas of development, international trade, finance, and statistical analysis, with a large number of works focusing thematically on the issues of economic growth, environment, poverty, and distributional equity. He published a book in 1985, titled “Industrial Policy and Development in South Korea.” Dr. Kim also authored or co-authored numerous other books, including “The Political Economy of Tanzania, 1979”, “Debt and Development in Latin America” in 1985, “State, Markets and Development” in 1994, “Acquisition, Adaptation and Development Technologies in Japan” in 1995, “Growth, Distribution and Political Change: Asia and Wider World” in 1999, and “Lewsian Turning Point in the Chinese Economy” in 2014.

Born in Busan, South Korea, Dr. Kim attended school locally, graduating cum laude from Seoul National University in 1959. After arriving in the U.S., he attended the University of Minnesota where he acquired both a Master of Art in political science in 1961 and a Doctor of Philosophy in economics in 1967. Dr. Kim is a member and former president of the Korea-American Economic Association. He is also a member of the North America Economic and Finance Association, the Econometric Society and the American Economic Association. Securing two Rockefeller Foundation grants between 1971 and 1977, Dr. Kim was later recognized for his achievements with a Merit Award from the U.S, Agency of International Development in 1980 and Monbusho (Ministry of Education in Japan) for the years of 1992 and 1993.

About Marquis Who’s Who®
Since 1899, when A. N. Marquis printed the First Edition of Who’s Who in America®, Marquis Who’s Who® has chronicled the lives of the most accomplished individuals and innovators from every significant field of endeavor, including politics, business, medicine, law, education, art, religion and entertainment. Today, Who’s Who in America® remains an essential biographical source for thousands of researchers, journalists, librarians and executive search firms around the world. Marquis® now publishes many Who’s Who titles, including Who’s Who in America®, Who’s Who in the World®, Who’s Who in American Law®, Who’s Who in Medicine and Healthcare®, Who’s Who in Science and Engineering®, and Who’s Who in Asia®. Marquis® publications may be visited at the official Marquis Who’s Who® website at www.marquiswhoswho.com.

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James Forrest Evans, PhD, Presented with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award by Marquis Who’s Who

PHILO, IL, May 14, 2020 /24-7PressRelease/ — Marquis Who’s Who, the world’s premier publisher of biographical profiles, is proud to present James Forrest Evans, PhD, with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award. An accomplished listee, Dr. Evans celebrates many years’ experience in his professional network, and has been noted for achievements, leadership qualities, and the credentials and successes he has accrued in his field. As in all Marquis Who’s Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.

Now retired, Dr. Evans served as head of the office of agricultural communications and education at the University of Illinois between 1985 and 1995. Additionally, he worked as the manager of teaching and research in agricultural communications at the University of Illinois from 1962 to 1985. Earlier in his career, Dr. Evans found success in agricultural broadcasting, advertising and marketing, and strategic communications, which led him to pursue a Master of Business Administration.

Growing up on a farm, Dr. Evans always enjoyed agriculture and everything that it represented. In high school, he became a member of Future Farmers of America, a rural youth organization. He also became involved in public speaking, English language skills and writing, all of which aided him for his professional endeavors in teaching, research and public service.

In the late 1960s, Dr. Evans served on the international communications development council for the Midwest Universities Consortium for International Activities. He later contributed as a consultant to the office of communications for the U.S. Department of Agriculture in Washington in 1972. Between 1979 and 1980, Dr. Evans was designated as a Thomas Pawlett visiting scholar at the University of Sydney in Australia.

Authoring numerous works in his field, Dr. Evans first published “Prairie Farmer and WLS: The Burridge D. Butler Years” in 1969, followed by “Communications in Agriculture: The American Farm Press” in 1974 and “Marking the Land: A Collection of Australian Bush Wisdom and Humour” in 2005. Additionally, he was affiliated with the Agricultural Relations Council, the National Association of Farm Broadcasters, the American Agricultural Editors’ Association and the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication. He was also active with the International Association Agricultural Communicators in Education, from which he received a Teaching and Research Excellence Award in 1979 and a Communications Management Award of Excellence in 1993. Dr. Evans further maintained his involvement with the National Association of Colleges and Teachers of Agriculture, from which he received an E.B. Knight Award in 1973, and the National Agri-Marketing Association, from which he obtained a National Agricultural Excellence Award in 1990 and a Distinguished Service Award in 2012.

Moreover, Dr. Evans was presented with an Excellence in Communication Award from the Illinois Soybean Association in 2011, a Distinguished Service to Agriculture Award from Chicago Farmers in 2009, an Abraham Lincoln National Agricultural Award from Farm Progress in 2007 and a Distinguished Service in Agriculture Award from Kansas State University in 2006. Likewise, he was recognized as a Haydn Williams fellow by the Curtin University of Technology in Australia in 1991. Dr. Evans has been featured in the 21st and 23rd editions of Who’s Who in the Midwest.

He contributed actively in founding and developing the global Agricultural Communications Documentation Center (from 1982), national Agricultural Communicators of Tomorrow (ACT) student organization (from 1968) and international Program for Agricultural Communications Education (from 1970). Through PACE, he helped plan academic programs at seven universities in countries abroad. He also served on committees that established National Priorities for Research in the Agricultural Social Sciences (1995) and the first National Agricultural Communications Research Agenda, 2007-2010.

Prior to embarking upon his professional path, Dr. Evans earned a Bachelor’s degree at Iowa State University in 1954 and a Master of Business Administration in Marketing at the University of Chicago in 1961. He concluded his studies with a Doctor of Philosophy at the University of Illinois in 1968. Furthermore, Dr. Evans completed service as a second lieutenant in the U.S. Air Force from 1955 to 1956.

In recognition of outstanding contributions to his profession and the Marquis Who’s Who community, James Forrest Evans, PhD, has been featured on the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement website. Please visit www.ltachievers.com for more information about this honor.

About Marquis Who’s Who®
Since 1899, when A. N. Marquis printed the First Edition of Who’s Who in America®, Marquis Who’s Who® has chronicled the lives of the most accomplished individuals and innovators from every significant field of endeavor, including politics, business, medicine, law, education, art, religion and entertainment. Today, Who’s Who in America® remains an essential biographical source for thousands of researchers, journalists, librarians and executive search firms around the world. Marquis® now publishes many Who’s Who titles, including Who’s Who in America®, Who’s Who in the World®, Who’s Who in American Law®, Who’s Who in Medicine and Healthcare®, Who’s Who in Science and Engineering®, and Who’s Who in Asia®. Marquis® publications may be visited at the official Marquis Who’s Who® website at www.marquiswhoswho.com.

L. Jean Sheldon, PhD, Celebrated from Dedication to the Field of Theological Education

ANGWIN, CA, May 18, 2020 /24-7PressRelease/ — L. Jean Sheldon, PhD, has been included in Marquis Who’s Who. As in all Marquis Who’s Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.

Inspired by her parents, both educators in their own right, Dr. Sheldon was likewise encouraged to pursue a career in the field. However, her desire to teach theology was innate. After working as a religious instructor for Hong Kong Adventist College in China from 1984 until 1987, she gained valuable industry experience as a graduate analyst for Pacific Union College. Thereafter, she taught religion at Pacific Union College between 1995 and 2005. Ever since, Dr. Sheldon has worked as an Old Testament professor for the University and as an ordained minister for Seventh Day Adventist Church.

An expert in her field, Dr. Sheldon earned a Bachelor of Arts in religion from Anderson University in 1982. She subsequently received a Master of Arts in New Testament Biblical studies from Loma Linda University in 1984 and a Doctor of Philosophy in ancient near-eastern religions from the University of California Berkeley in 2002. Devoted to her community, Dr. Sheldon contributes as the president of the Adventist Society for Religious Studies, where she began in 2005.

Throughout her career, Dr. Sheldon has authored a number of religious works, including “Servant God The Cosmic Conflict of God’s Trustworthiness,” “No Longer Naked and Ashamed: Discovering That God Is Not an Abuser,” “Chasing Heaven to Avoid Hell: Is Christianity Just Fire Insurance?” “And God Cried Out: Why This Suffering?” “Images and Power and a Kingdom of Priests,” Andrews University Seminary Studies 52 (2014): 161-172 and “Sharing Jesus.” All but the latter are available in paperback and e-book format. However, “Sharing Jesus” is only available in paperback format. Looking toward the future, Dr. Sheldon intends to experience the continued growth and success of her career.

About Marquis Who’s Who®
Since 1899, when A. N. Marquis printed the First Edition of Who’s Who in America®, Marquis Who’s Who® has chronicled the lives of the most accomplished individuals and innovators from every significant field of endeavor, including politics, business, medicine, law, education, art, religion and entertainment. Today, Who’s Who in America® remains an essential biographical source for thousands of researchers, journalists, librarians and executive search firms around the world. Marquis® now publishes many Who’s Who titles, including Who’s Who in America®, Who’s Who in the World®, Who’s Who in American Law®, Who’s Who in Medicine and Healthcare®, Who’s Who in Science and Engineering®, and Who’s Who in Asia®. Marquis® publications may be visited at the official Marquis Who’s Who® website at www.marquiswhoswho.com.

Noel T. Boaz, Ph.D., MD, Presented with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award by Marquis Who’s Who

MARION, VA, May 20, 2020 /24-7PressRelease/ — Marquis Who’s Who, the world’s premier publisher of biographical profiles, is proud to present Noel T. Boaz, Ph.D., MD, with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award. An accomplished listee, Dr. Boaz celebrates many years’ experience in his professional network, and has been noted for achievements, leadership qualities, and the credentials and successes he has accrued in his field. As in all Marquis Who’s Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.

Dr. Boaz is a biological anthropologist who is currently a professor of anatomy and director of the human anatomy lab at the School of Health Sciences at Emory & Henry College. Presently working to develop a new health science curriculum on campus built around evolutionary medicine, his current research includes new approaches to anatomical teaching and continuing medical education using soft-embalming, the clinical anatomy of the umbilical vein and the prevention of stillbirth, the relationship of bone thickness and density in withstanding cranial blunt trauma and ongoing analysis of paleobiology of the African Neogene Period. Dr. Boaz is also the founder of the Integrative Centers for Science and Medicine and the International Institute for Human Evolutionary Research.

A former assistant professor of anthropology and anatomy at the New York University School of Medicine, Dr. Boaz was also a lecturer in anthropology at UCLA, a professor of anatomy and the director of research development at the Ross University School of Medicine, a professor of anatomy and the head of medical education at the Libyan International Medical University in Benghazi and a professor of anatomy and the chair of the anatomy department at the Saba University School of Medicine in Saba, Netherlands Antilles. He also headed the IIHER research institute at the George Washington University for a time and was a Meyerhoff visiting professor at the Weizmann Institute of Science in Israel. He has been a longtime research associate professor of biology at the University of Virginia since 1986. Prior to his work in academia, Dr. Boaz was a senior museum scientist in paleoanthropology at the University California, Berkeley, between 1975 and 1977.

Dr. Boaz served as director of the International Sahabi Research Project in Libya and director of the East Libya Neogene Research Project. His field work has included directing the Semliki Research Expedition in the Democratic Republic of the Congo and the Western Rift Research Expedition in Uganda. Dr. Boaz has since discovered paleontological sites important to hominid evolution in the Miocene, Pliocene, and Pleistocene of east, north and central Africa, and conducted paleoanthropological research in Pleistocene China. Dr. Boaz has been a Fellow of the Explorers Club since 1982 and has carried the Explorers Club flag on his African expeditions.

Writing extensively in his field, Dr. Boaz was senior editor and co-author of “Neogene Paleontology and Geology of Sahabi, Libya” in 1987, editor and co-author of “Evolution of Environments and Hominidae in the African Western Rift Valley” in 1990 and senior author of “Biological Anthropology: A Synthetic Approach to Human Evolution” in 1997. He also authored “Quarry: Closing in on the Missing Link” in 1993, “Eco Homo: How The Human Being Emerged from the Cataclysmic History of the Earth” in 1997 and “Evolving Health: The Origins of Illness and How the Modern World is Making Us Sick” in 2002 and was senior author of “Dragon Bone Hill: An Ice-Age Saga of Homo Erectus” in 2004.

Dr. Boaz founded of the Virginia Museum of Natural History in 1984, served as its first Director, and is currently active as a Senior Fellow. He is also a member of the American Association of Clinical Anatomists, where he serves on the committee on anatomical terminology. A longtime member of the International Society for Evolution, Medicine and Public Health he holds further membership in the American Association of Physical Anthropologists, among other organizations. Locally, Dr. Boaz has been involved on the board of directors of the Southwest Piedmont chapter of the Virginia Master Naturalists since 2016. He has been certified as a Master Naturalist in the state of Virginia.

The recipient of an Anatomical Services Award from the American Association of Clinical Anatomists in 2018, Dr. Boaz also received an Outstanding Virginian Award from the Colonial Chapter of the Exchange Club of Virginia in 2015. Furthermore, he has received research grants from the National Science Foundation and the National Geographic Society since 1976. In light of all his achievements, Dr. Boaz has been included in the first edition of Who’s Who in Science and Engineering and the eighth and ninth editions of Who’s Who in the World.

Graduating from Phillips Exeter Academy in 1970, Dr. Boaz earned a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Virginia in 1973. Following these accomplishments, he furthered his studies at the University of California, Berkeley, where he obtained a Master of Arts in 1974 and a Doctor of Philosophy in physical anthropology in 1977. He concluded his academic efforts with a Doctor of Medicine at the Saba University School of Medicine in 2004.

In recognition of outstanding contributions to his profession and the Marquis Who’s Who community, Dr. Boaz has been featured on the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement website. Please visit www.ltachievers.com for more information about this honor.

About Marquis Who’s Who®
Since 1899, when A. N. Marquis printed the First Edition of Who’s Who in America®, Marquis Who’s Who® has chronicled the lives of the most accomplished individuals and innovators from every significant field of endeavor, including politics, business, medicine, law, education, art, religion and entertainment. Today, Who’s Who in America® remains an essential biographical source for thousands of researchers, journalists, librarians and executive search firms around the world. Marquis® now publishes many Who’s Who titles, including Who’s Who in America®, Who’s Who in the World®, Who’s Who in American Law®, Who’s Who in Medicine and Healthcare®, Who’s Who in Science and Engineering®, and Who’s Who in Asia®. Marquis® publications may be visited at the official Marquis Who’s Who® website at www.marquiswhoswho.com.

Charles Robert Houska Presented with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award by Marquis Who’s Who

BLACKSBURG, VA, May 20, 2020 /24-7PressRelease/ — Marquis Who’s Who, the world’s premier publisher of biographical profiles, is proud to present Charles Robert Houska with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award. An accomplished listee, Dr. Houska celebrates many years’ experience in his professional network, and has been noted for achievements, leadership qualities, and the credentials and successes he has accrued in his field. As in all Marquis Who’s Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.

Now retired from a tenured position in academia that spanned more than 35 years, Dr. Houska excelled as a faculty member at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University in Blacksburg between 1963 and 1992. Progressing from an associate to a full professor of materials science and engineering during this time, he taught thousands of graduate and undergraduate level students, many of whom who have found success in a similar field. Dr. Houska’s tenacity, dedication and appreciation for the field made him one of the finest educators on campus.

Dr. Houska’s career history included serving as a member of the Union Carbide Research Institute in Tarrytown, New York, as a member of the research staff from 1959 to 1963. He was also aligned with his alma mater, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), within the department of physics and the department of metallurgy between 1951 and 1959. As a seasoned researcher, Dr. Houska disseminated many of his findings through scholarly articles to various peer reviewed journals. He has also participated in numerous international conferences throughout his career.

A tireless civic advocate, Dr. Houska served in the U.S. Navy Reserve between 1945 and 1946. He subsequently attended MIT, from which he attained a Bachelor of Science, a Master of Science and a Doctor of Philosophy in metallurgy and physics in 1951, 1954 and 1957, respectively. To remain aware of developments effecting his field, Dr. Houska has been aligned with several key professional organizations. Some of these include the American Institute of Mining, the Metallurgical and Petroleum Engineers and the American Crystallographic Association. He is also a member of the honorable societies of Sigma Xi and Alpha Sigma Mu.

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Miriam Feely Shelden, PhD, Presented with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award by Marquis Who’s Who

INMAN, SC, May 20, 2020 /24-7PressRelease/ — Marquis Who’s Who, the world’s premier publisher of biographical profiles, is proud to present Miriam Feely Shelden, PhD, with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award. An accomplished listee, Dr. Shelden celebrates many years’ experience in her professional network, and has been noted for achievements, leadership qualities, and the credentials and successes she has accrued in his field. As in all Marquis Who’s Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.

Having accrued more than 40 years of inimitable expertise in the field of physical education, Dr. Shelden earned the title of a distinguished professor emerita upon her retirement from her position at the University of South Carolina Spartanburg in 2000. She had worked on behalf of the university since 1975, and previously found success with such higher learning institutions as Central Michigan University, the University of Southern California, the University of California Berkeley, and Northwest Missouri State College between 1963 and 1975. Before her entry into academia, Dr. Shelden initially excelled as a teacher with Lakeview Public Schools in Oregon from 1960 to 1962.

Born in Poughkeepsie, New York, Dr. Shelden chose to follow in the footsteps of her parents, who both earned distinction as school teachers. Her aunt, for whom she is named, was also a university administrator and her uncle likewise served as a physical education educator. After graduating from high school, Dr. Shelden was accepted to the University of Iowa, from which she received a Bachelor of Arts in 1960. Continuing her studies, she attended the University of Oregon where she completed a Master of Science in 1963. Dr. Shelden concluded her academic efforts in 1974, having attained a Doctor of Philosophy from the University of Southern California.

Aligned with several industry-related organizations in support of her career, Dr. Shelden is a life member of the American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance, an organization that works closely with those engaged in physical education, recreation, fitness, sports and coaching, health education and dance. She is also a member of the American Association of University Professors, the North America Society of Sport History and the South Carolina Association of Health. Furthermore, Dr. Shelden is a member of Kappa Delta Pi, where she served as the treasurer between 1980 and 1989.

A dedicated civic advocate, Dr. Shelden has led initiatives with the American Red Cross of Spartanburg, serving as the chairperson of the safety committee between 1983 and 1986 and again from 1993 until 1995. In light of her community efforts and outstanding career experience, she has been showcased in the third edition of Who’s Who in American Education and the 16th edition of Who’s Who of American Women. Outside of her professional circles, Dr. Shelden enjoys such diversions as skiing and hiking.

About Marquis Who’s Who®
Since 1899, when A. N. Marquis printed the First Edition of Who’s Who in America®, Marquis Who’s Who® has chronicled the lives of the most accomplished individuals and innovators from every significant field of endeavor, including politics, business, medicine, law, education, art, religion and entertainment. Today, Who’s Who in America® remains an essential biographical source for thousands of researchers, journalists, librarians and executive search firms around the world. Marquis® now publishes many Who’s Who titles, including Who’s Who in America®, Who’s Who in the World®, Who’s Who in American Law®, Who’s Who in Medicine and Healthcare®, Who’s Who in Science and Engineering®, and Who’s Who in Asia®. Marquis® publications may be visited at the official Marquis Who’s Who® website at www.marquiswhoswho.com.

Warren C. Sheldon Presented with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award by Marquis Who’s Who

VACAVILLE, CA, May 21, 2020 /24-7PressRelease/ — Marquis Who’s Who, the world’s premier publisher of biographical profiles, is proud to present Warren C. Sheldon with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award. An accomplished listee, Mr. Sheldon celebrates many years’ experience in his professional network, and has been noted for achievements, leadership qualities, and the credentials and successes he has accrued in his field. As in all Marquis Who’s Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.

Accumulating 40 years of expertise in education, Mr. Sheldon’s career began to take shape in 1958 as a classroom teacher for the Vacaville Union School District in Vacaville, California. After just eight years in this capacity, he was promoted to principal of the Elmira School in Elmira, California. He later served in the same capacity for the Monte Vista School, the Alamo School and the Sierra Vista School in Vacaville, between 1969 and 1998, when he retired. As a school administrator, Mr. Sheldon had the opportunity to positively influence and impact thousands of students’ lives in such a positive way.

As a musician, Mr. Sheldon wrote a musical, entitled “The Principal.” He also authored several publications, including “History of Grace Episcopal Church, 1867-1992,”Sheldon bloodline in Suisun Valley,” “Secretary of War Shares Your Grief” and “Mason’s Lodge.” Involved in various educational initiatives throughout his career, he most notably participated in leadership development at the Principals’ Center of the Harvard Graduate School of Education at Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Locally active, Mr. Sheldon is a member of the Native Sons of the Golden West and a member of the Board of Fire Commissioners since 2004.

A lifelong resident of Fairfield, California, a city in Solano County just northeast of San Francisco, it was Mr. Sheldon’s great-great grandfather who originally settled in the county from Ohio in his pursuit of finding gold. Meanwhile, Mr. Sheldon’s grandfather worked on the Southern Pacific Railroad until he was appointed postmaster of Fairfield by President Taft in 1911 and his father served as a member of the Armijo School board. The Sheldon name, however, became well-known in Solano County after Mr. Sheldon’s great uncle founded Sheldon Oil.

Growing up, Mr. Sheldon attended Fairfield Elementary School, where he was first introduced to the Armijo band and later played in the Armijo High School band as the school’s first drum major. After high school, he was accepted to San Jose State University where he studied the oboe, tuba and bass and received a Bachelor of Arts in music in 1958. Years later, he returned to San Jose where he acquired a Master of Art in school administration in 1965.

To stay current in education, Mr. Sheldon is aligned as a member of the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development. He is also active as a master member of the Suisun Lodge Number 5 with the Masons and the Scottish Rite, and the Tubists Universal Brotherhood Association.

As a member of masons, Mr. Sheldon was named Mason of the Year in 1985 and received the prestigious Hiram Award in 1992. As a teacher, he was also named Educator of the Year in 1990. A celebrated Marquis listee, Mr. Sheldon has been showcased in the 24th edition of Who’s Who in the West.

About Marquis Who’s Who®
Since 1899, when A. N. Marquis printed the First Edition of Who’s Who in America®, Marquis Who’s Who® has chronicled the lives of the most accomplished individuals and innovators from every significant field of endeavor, including politics, business, medicine, law, education, art, religion and entertainment. Today, Who’s Who in America® remains an essential biographical source for thousands of researchers, journalists, librarians and executive search firms around the world. Marquis® now publishes many Who’s Who titles, including Who’s Who in America®, Who’s Who in the World®, Who’s Who in American Law®, Who’s Who in Medicine and Healthcare®, Who’s Who in Science and Engineering®, and Who’s Who in Asia®. Marquis® publications may be visited at the official Marquis Who’s Who® website at www.marquiswhoswho.com.

Bonnie G. Berger, EdD, Fellow of AASP, APA, NAK, of Bowling Green, OH, Presented with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award by Marquis Who’s Who

BOWLING GREEN, OH, May 21, 2020 /24-7PressRelease/ — Marquis Who’s Who, the world’s premier publisher of biographical profiles, is proud to present Bonnie G. Berger, EdD, Fellow of AASP, APA, NAK with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award. An accomplished listee, Dr. Berger celebrates many years’ experience in her professional network, and has been noted for achievements, leadership qualities, and the credentials and successes she has accrued in her field. As in all Marquis Who’s Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.

Dr. Berger of Bowling Green, Ohio, is renowned as an exercise and sport psychologist and an educator who initially earned a Bachelor of Science from Wittenberg University in Springfield, Ohio, in 1962. She subsequently obtained a Master of Arts and a Doctor of Education from Columbia University in 1965 and 1972, respectively. Beginning her athletic endeavors as a swimmer at the YWCA at the age of eight, Dr. Berger has participated in the college varsity sports of basketball and volleyball and on the synchronized swimming team at Wittenberg University.

Recognized as a professor emerita of Bowling Green State University in 2019, Dr. Berger previously served as a professor and the director of the School of Human Movement, Sport and Leisure Studies between 1999 and 2019. She also was active at the University of Wyoming as a professor and the associate dean of the College of Health Sciences from 1996 to 1999 and the School of Physical and Health Education from 1993 to 1996. In addition, Dr. Berger has served as a visiting professor/fellow at the University of Western Australia in Perth, Western Australia and at Edith Cowan University in Joondalup, Western Australia.

Dr. Berger’s association with Brooklyn College began in 1971 as an assistant professor before rising through the ranks from an assistant professor to a professor between 1971 and 1983. Dr. Berger also was affiliated with Brooklyn College as the director of the Sport Psychology Laboratory and the deputy chair of the department of physical education from 1989 to 1993. She further flourished as an assistant professor at Dalhousie University from 1969 to 1971 and at the State University of New York at Geneseo in 1965 and 1966. Dr. Berger began her career in education as a teacher at George Rogers Clark Junior High School in Springfield, OH from 1962 to 1964 and subsequently as a supervisor of physical education at Agnes Russell Elementary School in New York City in 1964 to 1965.

Noted as both a scholar and a consultant in the field of exercise psychology, Dr. Berger flourished as an invited keynote speaker for the International Society of Sports Psychology, the American College of Sports Medicine, the Asian-South Pacific Association of Sport Psychology and the British Psychological Society. She is also the author of more than 80 research study journal publications, as well as “Free Weights for Women” in 1984 and multiple editions of “Foundations of Exercise Psychology,” which are textbooks utilized around the world. Moreover, Dr. Berger has thrived as an editorial board member for the International Journal of Sport Psychology, Journal of Applied Sport Psychology, Journal of Sport Psychology in Action, Quest, and The Sport Psychologist. The Association of Applied Sport Psychology elected Dr. Berger as president-elect, president, and past-president from 2009-2012. She is also a fellow of the Association for the Advancement of Applied Sport Psychology, the American Psychological Association, the Society of Health and Physical Educators (SHAPE America), and the National Academy of Kinesiology. Likewise, Dr. Berger maintains her affiliation with the American College of Sports Medicine; the American Psychological Association; the International Society for Sport Psychology; the National Academy of Kinesiology; the North American Society for the Psychology of Sport and Physical Activity; the Ohio Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance; Shape America; and Zonta International.

Her favorite activities include swimming, skiing, jogging, and working out at the gym as well as traveling to national parks and forests and to international destinations.

Her son (Stephen Casher), his wife (Mandie Casher), and Dr. Berger’s two grandchildren (Nakita and Nikoli Casher) have contributed tremendously to her life.

About Marquis Who’s Who®
Since 1899, when A. N. Marquis printed the First Edition of Who’s Who in America®, Marquis Who’s Who® has chronicled the lives of the most accomplished individuals and innovators from every significant field of endeavor, including politics, business, medicine, law, education, art, religion and entertainment. Today, Who’s Who in America® remains an essential biographical source for thousands of researchers, journalists, librarians and executive search firms around the world. Marquis® now publishes many Who’s Who titles, including Who’s Who in America®, Who’s Who in the World®, Who’s Who in American Law®, Who’s Who in Medicine and Healthcare®, Who’s Who in Science and Engineering®, and Who’s Who in Asia®. Marquis® publications may be visited at the official Marquis Who’s Who® website at www.marquiswhoswho.com.

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