Title: Sociology Professor & Consultant
Company: Wheaton College
Location: Bartlett, Illinois, United States
Henry Lee Allen, Ph.D., Sociology Professor and Consultant at Wheaton College, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Educators for dedication, achievements, and leadership in sociology and higher education.
With more than 35 years of professional experience, Dr. Allen is a prominent and celebrated sociology educator who has been serving Wheaton College as a sociology professor since 2006. Prior to this illustrious role, he was an associate professor of sociology at Wheaton College from 1998 to 2006 and at Rochester Institute of Technology from 1997 to 1998, an assistant professor in education at the Graduate School of Education with the University of Rochester from 1991 to 1997, and an associate professor of sociology at Calvin College from 1987 to 1991. He commenced his career as a sociology instructor and administrative assistant to the president at Bethel University from 1982 to 1987.
Alongside his primary endeavors, Dr. Allen has been a consultant for law enforcement since 2013, having worked with the Behavioral Science Unit of the Federal Bureau of Investigations and the National Education Association in Washington, DC. A contributor of myriad articles to professional journals, one of his papers on scientific literacy was accepted worldwide by more than 3,000 scholars. He is a member of the Athens Institute for Educational Research, which allows him to travel to Greece and engage in enlightening discussions with other like-minded educators and scientists.
Dr. Allen holds a Bachelor of Arts from Wheaton College and a Master of Arts and Doctor of Philosophy from the University of Chicago. In recognition of his exceptional achievements, he has accrued numerous accolades, including the Celebratory Gold Coin of Merit by the Behavioral Science Unit of the FBI in 2008. In addition, the American Biographical Institute gave him the World Medal of Freedom and the American Medal of Honor in 2005, having previously been named Man of the Year and Great Minds of the 21st Century in 2004. Alongside his other honors and recognitions, Dr. Allen has been highlighted in several editions of Who’s Who in America, Who’s Who in American Education and Who’s Who in the World.
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