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Charles  Tandy
June 1998
 

Ria  University  Institute  for  Advanced  Study
P.O.  Box  A
Stanford  University
Palo  Alto,  CA  94309  USA
Email:      tandy@ria.edu
 

Position Sought

Dr. Tandy is a fast and flexible learner who is ready, willing, and able to take on new tasks.
Any long-term career or career-track position, in or out of academia, will be considered.
Available immediately. See contact information above.
 

Professional Experience

1997-present
Visiting Fellow, Philosophy and Education
Ria University Institute for Advanced Study (CA, USA)

1995-1997
Visiting Faculty, International Programs
Purdue University at West Lafayette (IN, USA)
(1995-1997 assignment:) Consultant to the Malaysia Ministry of Education
Institut Teknologi Tun Hussein Onn -- Education and Humanities Department
Universiti Teknologi Malaysia -- Batu Pahat (Johor, Malaysia)

1994-1995
Visiting Scholar, Philosophy Department, Stanford University (CA, USA)

1993-present
Independent Consultant in Private Practice (CA, USA)
 
1988-1993
Ph.D. Student, University of Missouri at Columbia (MO, USA)

1984-1988
Director, Life Extension Information Services/ Tandy’s Dandy Info
Computer- and Library-based Research and Information Retrieval (FL, USA)

1973-1984
Caseworker, Social Security Administration (MD, USA)

1972-1973
Caseworker, LaGrange Reformatory (KY, USA)

1971-1972
High School Teacher, Physics and Mathematics, Central City HS (KY, USA)
 

Degrees Earned

1993 
Ph.D., Philosophy of Education
University of Missouri at Columbia (MO, USA)

1985
M.L.A., Liberal Arts
Western Maryland College (MD, USA)

1969
B.A., Philosophy
University of Louisville -- Kentucky Southern College (KY, USA)
 

Teaching/ Research Areas

Graduate-level Teaching Experience
Assessment in education
Educational administration
Educational research
Organizational ethics
Philosophy of education
Sociology of education

College-level Teaching Experience
Biomedical ethics
Introduction to philosophy East and West

Additional Areas
Critical thinking
Curriculum development
Educational psychology
Ethics
Existentialism
History of education
History of Western philosophy
Latin-American philosophy
Philosophy of history
Philosophy of Kant
Philosophy of Kenneth Boulding
Postmodern philosophy
Social-political philosophy
Western civilization
World history
World philosophy (or: Philosophy East and West)
 

Range Of Teaching Experience

Graduate-level
1995-97   (University)

College-level
1994-95   (Community Organization)
1992         (University)

Secondary-level
1977-84   (Government Agency)
1971-72   (High School)

Elementary-level
1968         (Elementary School)
 

Courses/ Programs Developed

Complete Curriculum Program for Cade High School
Core Curriculum Interdisciplinary Program for Master’s Degree Students
Core Curriculum Liberal Arts Program for College Students
Educational Administration
Educational Research Seminar
Educational Statistics I
Graduate Program in Education
          for the Malaysia University of Technology at Batu Pahat (co-developer)
Graduate Program in Philosophy
          for the Ria University Institute for Advanced Study (co-developer)
Introduction to Educational Research
Introduction to World Philosophy
Medical Ethics
Organizational Ethics: Decision Making for Ethical Leadership
Philosophy of Education
Sociology of Education
 

Publications (Partial Listing)

Tandy, Charles (Forthcoming). "MRQ [Maintenance-Reliability-Quality] Analysis of the Ria University Institute," A Scholarly Paper Presented In April 1998 at St. Edmund Hall, University of Oxford, England; To Be Published In 1998 By The 2nd International Conference On Planned Maintenance, Reliability, And Quality (G. J. McNulty, editor; ISBN 0863397867).

Tandy, Charles (Forthcoming). "Can Biotechnology Save Us?"  The Ethical Spectacle, Volume IV, 1998. (www.spectacle.org).

Tandy, Charles (Forthcoming). "Oakeshott, Michael Joseph" (English Philosopher And Political Theorist), To Be Published In 1998 In Woolf, D. R. (Editor), A Global Encyclopedia Of Historical Writing, Garland Publishing, Inc.: New York.

Tandy, Charles (Forthcoming). "Rickert, Heinrich" (German Neo-Kantian Philosopher), To Be Published In 1998 In Woolf, D. R. (Editor), A Global Encyclopedia Of Historical Writing, Garland Publishing, Inc.: New York.

Tandy, Charles (Forthcoming). "Simmel, Georg" (German Neo-Kantian Philosopher And A Founder Of Sociology), To Be Published In 1998 In Woolf, D. R. (Editor), A Global Encyclopedia Of Historical Writing, Garland Publishing, Inc.: New York.

Tandy, Charles (In Press). "Some Philosophic Questions For Systems Theorists And Model Builders: Do You See What I Hear?"  Mathematical Modelling And Scientific Computing, Volume 8, 1997. (ISSN 1067-0688).

Mannan,  Golam;  and  Tandy,  Charles  (In  Press).  "Quantitative  Research  And  The Practice  Of  Teaching"   Mathematical  Modelling  And  Scientific  Computing,  Volume  8, 1997.  (ISSN  1067-0688).

Mannan, Golam; Tandy, Charles; and Hashim, Mohd. Noor (In Press). "Importing Curriculum To A Developing Country: A Case Study Of The Issues And Strategies"  Mathematical Modelling And Scientific Computing, Volume 8, 1997. (ISSN 1067-0688).

Tandy, Charles (1997). Development Of A Graduate Program For The Department Of Education And Humanities – Institut Teknologi Tun Hussein Onn (Volumes 1, 2, 3, 4, And 5),
A  Report  Published  By  The  Midwest  Universities  Consortium  For  International Activities, Inc. At Purdue University: West Lafayette, IN. (Report MME-4, Five Volumes, April 1997).

Tandy, Charles (1996). "Educational Philosophy, Technical And Vocational Education, And Social-Economic Development: Toward The Creation And Flourishing Of Extraterrestrial Communities," In UNESCO UNEVOC Regional Conference Steering Committee (Editor), Policy Development And Implementation Of Technical And Vocational Education For Economic Development In Asia And The Pacific, UNESCO UNEVOC And Royal Melbourne Institute  Of  Technology:  Melbourne,  Australia.  (Paper  4  Of  Session  3D,  Pages 1-8, November 1996).

Tandy, Charles (1996). ITTHO’s Graduate Program In Education (Volumes 1, 2, And 3),
A  Report  Published  By  The  Midwest  Universities  Consortium  For  International Activities, Inc. At Purdue University: West Lafayette, IN. (Report MME-3, Three Volumes, November 1996).

Tandy, Charles (1996). "Educational Philosophy For The 21st Century," In RMIT And VNU Organising Committee (Editor), Higher Education In The 21st Century: Mission And Challenge In Developing Countries (Volumes 1 And 2 ), Royal Melbourne Institute Of Technology (RMIT) And The Vietnam National University Hanoi (VNU): Hanoi, Vietnam. (Volume 2, Pages 414-426, May 1996).

Tandy, Charles (1996). Establishment Of A Graduate School Of Education For The Tun Hussein Onn Institute Of Technology (Volumes 1, 2, And 3), A Report Published By The Midwest Universities Consortium For International Activities, Inc. At Purdue University: West Lafayette, IN. (Report MME-2, Three Volumes, April 1996).

Tandy, Charles (1996). Curriculum Development Of The Graduate Course MTT 1443 (Educational Philosophy) for the Tun Hussein Onn Institute Of Technology, A Report Published By The Institut Teknologi Tun Hussein Onn Department Of Science And Education: Batu Pahat, Malaysia. (Report THOIT-2, April 1996).

Tandy, Charles (1996). Curriculum Development Of The Graduate Course MTT 3113 (Educational Research Seminar) For The Tun Hussein Onn Institute Of Technology, A Report Published By The Institut Teknologi Tun Hussein Onn Department Of Science And Education: Batu Pahat, Malaysia. (Report THOIT-1, April 1996).

Tandy, Charles (1996). "Philosophy, Science, And The Advancement Of Learning In The 21st Century," In Pusat Latihan Staf Politeknik Department Of Science And Education (Editor), Pengajaran Dan Pembelajaran Menuju Ke Abad 21, Pusat Latihan Staf Politeknik Department Of Science And Education: Batu Pahat, Malaysia. (Selection One, Pages 1-23, April 1996).

Tandy, Charles (1995). Establishment Of A Graduate Program For The Malaysia University Of Technology At Batu Pahat (Volumes 1, 2, And 3), A Report Published By The Midwest Universities Consortium For International Activities, Inc. At Purdue University: West Lafayette, IN. (Report MME-1, Three Volumes, December 1995).

Tandy, Charles (1995). Curriculum Development Of A Graduate Course – "Introduction To Educational Research" – For The Malaysia University Of Technology At Batu Pahat, A Report Published By The Pusat Latihan Staf Politeknik Department Of Science And Education: Batu Pahat, Malaysia. (Report MUT-2, November 1995).

Tandy, Charles (1995). Curriculum Development Of A Graduate Course – "Philosophy Of Education" – For The Malaysia University Of Technology At Batu Pahat, A Report Published By The Pusat Latihan Staf Politeknik Department Of Science And Education: Batu Pahat, Malaysia. (Report MUT-1, November 1995).

Tandy, Charles (1995). Cryonic-Hibernation In Light Of The Biomedical Ethics Of Beauchamp And Childress, A Report Published By The American Cryonics Society, Inc.: Sunnyvale, CA. (June 1995).

Tandy, Charles (1994). A Complete Curriculum For A Quality High School, A Report Published By Cade House, Inc.: Rodeo, CA. (February 1994).

Tandy, Charles (1993). Educational Implications Of The Philosophy Of Kenneth Boulding, A Ph.D. Dissertation Published By  UMI, Inc.: Ann Arbor, MI. (Dr. Irv Cockriel, Dissertation Supervisor, University Of Missouri-Columbia, August 1993).

Tandy, Charles (1992). "Inventing Postmodern Education," In Strandberg, Warren (Editor), In Other Voices – Expanding The Educational Conversation: 1991 S.A.P.E.S. Proceedings, South Atlantic Philosophy Of Education Society: Richmond, VA. (Pages 115-122).
 
Tandy, Charles (1991). "Introduction To The Methodology Of Paraphronesis, With Example," In Strandberg, Warren (Editor), The Religious Dimension Of Democratic Education: 1990 S.A.P.E.S. Proceedings, South Atlantic Philosophy Of Education Society: Richmond, VA. (Pages 90-93).

Tandy, Charles (1990). "Conflicting Values In American Higher Education," In Strandberg, Warren (Editor), Ethics And Democratic Values In The Education Profession: 1989 S.A.P.E.S. Proceedings, South Atlantic Philosophy Of Education Society: Richmond, VA. (Pages 104-111).

Tandy, Charles (1978). Nine Lives Of Prometheus: Thoughts On Life Extension, A Book Published By The Prometheus Society, Inc.: Laurel, MD.

Tandy, Charles (1978). "Future Space Programs," In Hearings Before The Committee On Science And Technology, U.S. Government Printing Office: Washington, DC. (U.S. House
Of Representatives, Ninety-fifth Congress, Second Session, January 24, 25, And 26, 1978, No. 63, Pages 929-970).

Tandy, Charles (1971). "Statement On The Bill H.R. 10042, International Health Agency Act Of 1971," In Hearings Before The Subcommittee On International Organizations And Movements Of The Committee On Foreign Affairs, U.S. Government Printing Office: Washington, DC. (U.S. House Of Representatives, Ninety-second Congress, First Session, On H.R. 10042, August 2, 3, 4, October 6, 7, And 12, 1971, Page 258).

Tandy, Charles (1971). "Statement Of Charles E. Tandy," In Hearings Before The Subcommittee On International Organizations And Movements Of The Committee On Foreign Affairs, U.S. Government Printing Office: Washington, DC. (U.S. House Of Representatives, Ninety-second Congress, First Session, September 23, 1971, Pages 8-15, 19-25).

Tandy, Charles (1971). "How To Make The United Nations A More Effective Force For Peace," In Hearings Before The Committee On Foreign Relations, U.S. Government Printing Office: Washington, DC. (U.S. Senate, Ninety-second Congress, First Session, September 23, 1971, Pages 10-18).
 

Completed Works Not Yet Published

Tandy, Charles. Death Dialogue, A One Act Play.

Tandy, Charles. Timeport 1: Truth Quest, A Screenplay For Motion Picture.

Tandy, Charles. "No Limits To Love: Ethical Priorities And Biomedical Advance," A Scholarly Paper In Applied Ethics.

Tandy, Charles. "Lifelong Living And Learning In Postmodern America," A Scholarly Paper In Educational Philosophy And Curriculum Development.
 

Selected Papers And Presentations

MRQ Analysis Of The Ria University Institute
University Of Oxford, England, UK
April 1998: Presentation With Publication

Some Philosophic Questions For Systems Theorists And Model Builders:  Do You See What I Hear?
Georgetown University, Washington, DC, USA
April 1997: Presentation With Publication

Educational Philosophy, Technical And Vocational Education, And Social-Economic Development: Toward The Creation And Flourishing Of Extraterrestrial Communities
Royal Melbourne Institute Of Technology, Melbourne, Australia
November 1996: Presentation With Publication

Philosophy: Its Meanings And Uses
Malaysia University Of Technology At Batu Pahat
September 1996: Invited Lecture

Educational Philosophy For The 21st Century
Vietnam National University Hanoi, Hanoi, Vietnam
May 1996: Presentation With Publication

Philosophy, Science, And The Advancement Of Learning In The 21st Century
Malaysia University Of Technology At Batu Pahat
April 1996: Invited Lecture With Publication

Inventing Postmodern Education
South Atlantic Philosophy Of Education Society Annual Conference
1991: Presentation With Publication

Introduction To The Methodology Of Paraphronesis, With Example
South Atlantic Philosophy Of Education Society Annual Conference
1990: Presentation With Publication

Conflicting Values In American Higher Education
South Atlantic Philosophy Of Education Society Annual Conference
1989: Presentation With Publication

Future Space Programs
U.S. House Of Representatives Committee On Science And Technology
January 1978: Statement Published

Cryobiology And The Coming Third Industrial Revolution
Society For Cryobiology Annual Conference
August 1976: Presentation

How To Make The United Nations A More Effective Force For Peace
U.S. Senate Committee On Foreign Relations
September 1971: Invited Testimony/ Presentation With Publication
 

Administrative Experience, International Recognition
 
First Prize Winner: National Essay Contest
United Nations Association of New York City

Recipient: Professional Presentation Travel Fellowship
University of Missouri at Columbia

University Service: Active Member
Committee on Committees (Subcommittee Chair)
Graduate Professional Council
International Affairs Council
Master’s in Education Curriculum Development Committee
RUIAS Board of Advisors (Board Chair)

Professional Memberships
American Historical Association  (life member)
American Philosophical Association  (life member)
International Association for Mathematical and Computer Modelling
Philosophy of Education Society

Biographical Listings
Community Leaders and Noteworthy Americans
Dictionary of International Biography
International Who’s Who in Community Service
International Who’s Who of Intellectuals