The William E. Drake Lecture Series
William E. Drake, Professor Emeritus, University of Texas and Austin. “The Authority of Law and the Freedom of the Individual.” Response: “Freedom and Authority in the Educational Philosophy of William E. Drake,” by Jack Willers, Professors, Peabody College and Vanderbilt University.
James E. McClellan, Jr., Professor, University of New York at Albany and Corpus Christi State University. “Our Historical Duty and How to Do It.”
John Pulliam, Dean, University of Montana. “The Right Stuff for Education in The Twentieth Century: Futures Philosophy and Educational Reform.”
Jack Willlers, Professor, Peabody College and Vanderbilt University. “Creative Thought in Human Relations: A Critical Overview of the Thought of William E. Drake.”
James W. Wagener, Professor, University of Texas San Antonio. “Reframing Leadership: The Study of Educational Philosophy as Preparation for Administrative Practice.”
William H. Fisher, Professor, University of Montana. “Was Bill Drake A Religious Person?”
James Van Patten , University of Arkansas, Fayetteville. "Some Reflections on the Future of Society and Education"
Mario Benitez, Professor, University of Texas at Austin. “The Origin of Prejudice in Children.”
Billy F. Cowart, Professor Emeritus, Western Oregon State College. “A Profession Out of Focus and the Realignment of Responsibility.”
Joe Green, Professor Emeritus, Louisiana State University-Shreveport, and Visiting Professor, Texas Tech University, “Two Dogmas of Excellence’: Dissonance in the Discourse on Education.’
Douglas J. Simpson, Dean, School of Education Texas Christian University. “John Dewey’s Concept of the Dogmatic Thinker.”
Joan K. Smith, Dean, University of Oklahoma, “Gender, Professionalism and the Development of Teacher Education: A Postmodern Perspective.”
Donna Younker, Professor Emeritus, University of Central Oklahoma, “The Transformation of Eleanor Roosevelt.”
David Snelgrove, “Copernican Revolutions in Philosophy: the Kant-Dewey Dialectic.”
Charles Fazzaro. “American Public Education and the Tyranny of Modern Thought.”
Karen McKellips, Cameron University. “Am I a Hedgehog or a Fox?”
Dalton Curtis, Southeast Missouri State University, “Against the Grain: Michael Oakeshott on the Idea of a Liberal Education.”
Doug Davis , University of Mississippi, "Education, Humanities,and Hope in a Postmodern Future"
Cornell Thomas , Texas Christian University, "The Concept of Ubuntu as an Educational Philosophy that Imagines the Possibilities of all Learners"
Lee Duemer , Texas Christian University, "A History of Transactional Leadership in Academe: A Cautionary Tale"