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WIU Educational Studies Chair Named President of the Ohio Valley Philosophy of Education Society

October 9, 2018


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MACOMB, IL - - Western Illinois University Educational Studies Chair Eric Sheffield was recently elected president of the Ohio Valley Philosophy of Education Society (OVPES) for 2019.

OVPES meets annually for a two-day conference and publishes an annual peer-reviewed scholarly journal, "Philosophical Studies in Education."

Sheffield is also a professor at Western, and prior to coming to WIU, he served as a high school English teacher and a social foundations professor and graduate degree program coordinator at Southwest Missouri State University.

For more information on Western's Department of Educational Studies, visit wiu.edu/es.

Posted By: Alisha Looney (AA-Looney@wiu.edu)
Office of University Relations