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IN MEMORIAM

ADDISON E. LEE

Addison E. Lee, professor emeritus of curriculum and instruction, died on October 26, 1992. He was 78.

Professor Lee was born on June 18, 1914, in Maydelle, Texas. He earned a bachelor's degree from Stehen F. Austin State University in 1934, a master's degree from Texas A&M University in 1937, and a PhD from The University of Texas at Austin in 1949.

Dr. Lee taught biology in public schools for eleven years. He joined the faculty of the University in 1946 and taught until his retirement in 1980. He served as director of the Science Education Center and the Learning Resources Center. An internationally known science educator, Professor Lee carried out work in England, Japan, Korea, the Phillipines, Malaysia, Thailand, Israel, South Africa, and Brazil. He authored more than 100 publications.

The National Science Teachers Association recognized him with the Robert H. Carlton Award, its highest honor. After his retirement, the University established the Addison E. Lee Fellowship in Science Education.

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John R. Durbin, Secretary
The General Faculty

Biographical sketch prepared by Teresa Palomo Acosta and posted on the Faculty Council web site on May 24, 2001. Additional biographical sources can be found in the UT Office of Public Affairs.