Carlson, Spencer

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  • Carlson, Spencer English [en]
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  • Spencer Carlson appears in the UA Ref 3, University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and Archives photographs, 1890s-2010s collection. Powers was University of Oregon student in the 1920s. According to University of Oregon Assembly Minutes from the October 25, 2004 meeting, J. Spencer Carlson, Registrar Emeritus and Professor of Psychology, died May 28,2004.  Born May 7, 1912 Spencer was a 1935 UO alumnus and went on to earn a master's degree from the University of Minnesota in 1937.  He was a member of Phi Beta Kappa and Sigma Xi.  After jobs with the U.S. Employment Service and with Pan American Airlines, he worked at the university from 1943 until retirement in 1977.  His employment at the UO began with a position as assistant professor of psychology.  Over the years, he was promoted to associate professor and expanded his duties to include the first acting director of the Counseling Center.  Later, Professor Carlson became director of admissions and finally, registrar of the university.  He held a Fulbright professorship at the University of Tehran in Iran in 1963.  A charter member of the UO Alumni Association, he also chaired the Willamalane Parks and Recreation District board of directors in the 1950s. English [en]
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