Dr. Marlow Ediger

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Title: Retired Education Educator

North Newton, Kansas, United States

Dr. Marlow Ediger, Retired Education Educator, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Educators for dedication, achievements, and leadership in Higher Learning.

Dr. Ediger has held the title of professor emeritus with Truman State University in Missouri since 1992, and has since worked as a PhD thesis advisor with the University of Madras in 2007, led the American education division of the College Student Journal in 2012, and in 2017 authored “Soft Skills and the Science Curriculum.” Notably, he was chosen to receive a 50-Year Membership Certificate from the Phi Delta Kappa honor society, and has been a prolific contributor to education literature, on topics from the psychology of mathematics to giving quality parent teacher conferences. Dr. Ediger has appeared in Who’s Who in America, Who’s Who in American Education, Who’s Who in the Midwest, and Who’s Who in the World.

Originally from Inman, Kansas, Dr. Ediger studied with the Kansas State Teachers College to receive a BS in 1958 and a MS in education in 1960. He taught English with the Sandcreek School of Newton, Kansas, and went on to complete an EdD from the University of Denver in 1963. Dr. Ediger traveled to Ramallah, Jordan, to teach English and Geometry with the Friends Boys School for one year, and returned to Kansas at the Countryside School of Lehigh. From 1957 to 1961, he was a teacher and ultimately principal of the Lincolnville Grade School. Dr. Ediger rejoined the collegiate community in 1962 as a professor of education with Truman State, and stayed until 1992. He has been an internationally accomplished educator, offering tutelage, doctoral mentorship, and leadership at the Mother Theresa University, India’s Alagappa University, the Saint Xavier College of Education, and Annamalia University.

Dr. Ediger has not only been an educator and prolific author, he has led his civic community as a Sunday school teacher and as chairman of the Marion county Curriculum Committee from 1960 to 1961. He is a former president of the Marion County Kansas Teachers Association, and a member of numerous national and international groups, including the academic freedom committee of the International Literacy Association, the committee on public relations of the National Education Association, and the advisory council on rural schools and social studies of the National Council for the Social Studies.

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