Frances H. Gailey

Title: Professor Emeritus
Company: State University of New York
Location: Oneonta, New York, United States

Frances H. Gailey, Professor Emeritus of the State University of New York, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Educators for dedication, achievements, and leadership in home economics education.

With 40 years of professional experience, Dr. Gailey has been recognized as professor emeritus of the State University of New York since 1993, having worked from assistant professor to professor since 1961. Prior to obtaining these roles, she was a teacher at Homer Central School from 1960 to 1961 and a dietitian with Wheaton College from 1959 to 1960. Earlier in her career, she was a teaching assistant with Cornell University from 1957 to 1959 and a teacher with Munderse Academy from 1953 to 1957.

Dr. Gailey began her career as a student at Syracuse University, where she obtained a Bachelor of Science in 1953. She then joined Cornell University, completing a Master of Science in 1959. She later continued her studies with Ohio State University, earning a PhD in 1973. Dr. Gailey is a certified home economist. She drew inspiration from her family, who were all educators on her mother’s side. Her parents also acted as a solid wall of encouragement, urging her to do whatever she put her mind to. In her career, she is most proud of serving on various national committees including for the American Society for Testing and Materials, the American Management Association and the American National Standards Institute.

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