Day, Charles R. 1936-

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Day, Charles R. 1936-


Born August 6, 1936, in Long Beach, CA; citizenship, Canadian; son of Charles Alexander (a chemical engineer) and Louise (a teacher and homemaker; maiden name, Thompson) Day; married Elaine Mellen (a researcher), November 19, 1961; children: Stephen Rodney, Charles Andrew. Ethnicity: "British." Education: Stanford University, B.A., 1958; Harvard University, M.A., 1959, Ph.D., 1964. Religion: Lutheran.


Home—1210 Sinclair St. W., Vancouver, British Columbia V7V 3W2, Canada. E-mail— [email protected].ca.


Writer. Foothill College, Los Altos Hills, CA, instructor, 1964-66; Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada, began as assistant professor, 1966, became professor, 1980-2001, professor emeritus, 2001—. Member of municipal council of West Vancouver, British Columbia, 1986-96, 2002-05.


Woodrow Wilson fellow, 195960; recipient of research grants.


Education for the Industrial World: The Écoles d'Arts et Métiers and the Rise of French Industrial Engineering, MIT Press (Cambridge, MA), 1987.

Les Écoles d'Arts et Métiers. L'enseignement technique en France, XIX-XX siècle, Belin (Paris, France), 1991.

Schools and Work: Technical and Vocational Education in France since the Third Republic, McGill-Queen's University Press (Montreal, Quebec, Canada), 2001.