Nebraska Authors

Earl Clarence Kelley

Born 1895-02-16 Hay Springs, NE (USA)

Places Lived


Author Of

  • Nonfiction


Education; Educational Philosophy; Vocational Education


BS, 1920, University of Chicago
MA and Ph.D., 1936 and 1940, Northwestern University


Natural Science Teacher
Instructor in Educational Psychology
Secondary School Supervisor
Professor of Education

Places Worked

Oak Park High School, IL
Milwaukee Vocational School, WI
Northwestern University
Detroit, MI
Eastern Michigan University


Ypsilanti, distinguished service professor, Eastern Michigan University, 1965
Founder of Youth Bureau, Detroit Police Department
Founder of Detroit Commission on Children and Youth (first president) Chairman of Michigan Department of Public Instruction


International Society for General Semantics


Education for What Is Real. 1947.
The Workshop Way of Learning. 1951.
Education and the Nature of Man. 1952. (with Marie Rasey)
In Defense of Youth. 1962.

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