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
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.
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.