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Van Willigen, John

  • Name(s)
    • John van Willigen
  • Date of Birth
    • December 4, 1939
  • Residence(s)
    • Madison, Wisconsin
    • Tucson, Arizona
    • Lexington, Fayette County, Kentucky
  • Education
    • Ph.D. in Anthropology, University of Arizona
    • Bachelors degree in Anthropology, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin
  • Life Events
    • Organized the Applied Anthropology Documentation Project at the University of Kentucky Libraries
    • Served as Chair of joint SfAA and National Association for the Practice of Anthropology
  • Awards and Recognitions
    • Omer C. Stewart Memorial Award, High Plains Society for Applied Anthropology
    • William B. Sturgill Award for Contributions to Graduate Education, University of Kentucky
    • Fulbright lectureships to India, two awards
    • Chancellor's Award for Outstanding Teaching, University of Kentucky
    • James Mooney Honorable Mention Award, Southern Anthropological Society for Kentucky's Cookbook Heritage: Two Hundred Years of Southern Cuisine and Culture, 2016
    • Sol Tax Distinguished Service Award, Society for Applied Anthropology, University of Kentucky, 2003
  • Employment
    • University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky
      • Professor Emeritus of Anthropology
      • Appointed to the Department of Behavioral Science, College of Medicine, Gerontology and Health PhD programs
      • Director of Graduate studies
      • Department Chair
    • Director of Community Development, Papago Tribe (now Tohono O'Odham Nation), Arizona
  • Occupation(s) / Field(s) of Activity
    • Anthropologist
    • Professor
    • Historian
    • Writer

Vanover, Sarah Taylor

Sarah Taylor Vanover

Photo: Gryphon House

  • Name(s)
    • Sarah Taylor Vanover
    • Sarah Vanover
  • Date of Birth
  • Residence(s)
    • Lexington, Fayette County, Kentucky
  • Education
    • Ed.D. in Educational Policy and Leadership, Eastern Kentucky University, Richmond, Kentucky, 2016
    • M.A. in Education and Teaching of Individuals in Early Childhood Special Education Programs, Eastern Kentucky University, Richmond, Kentucky, 2013
    • B.S. in Family Studies, University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky, 2001
  • Life Events
    • Married Rob Vanover, two sons
  • Employment
    • Director, Division of Child Care for the Commonwealth of Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services, Frankfort, Kentucky, 2018-present
    • Director, Toyota Child Development Center, Bright Horizons, Georgetown, Kentucky, 2017-2018
    • Coordinator, Early Head Start Partnership, Community Action Council for Lexington-Fayette, Bourbon, Harrison, and Nicholas Counties, Inc., Lexington, Kentucky, 2015-2016
  • Occupation(s) / Field(s) of Activity
    • Early child-care expert
    • Child-care trainer
    • Speaker
    • Writer