Marvin Happel, PhD

  Marvin Happel, PhD
    Professor, Founder, Provost Emeritus
  Northwestern University, PhD
  University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, MS
  University of Northern Iowa, Economics PG 
  University of Northern Iowa, BA




Northwestern University 
PhD, Social Sciences Education

Evanston, Il. 
Master of Science, MS

University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee 
Postgraduate Program          
Social Science/Economics Education

University of Northern Iowa 
Labor Relations and Negotiations         

Rutgers University 
Social Science Education, PG

University of Northern Iowa
Bachelors in Arts


Universidad Americana
Advisor to Rector

Professor of Social Science, UAM College
Universidad Americana 
Provost, UAM College

Lincoln International Academy 
Director of Institutional Development

St. Patrick American School 

Puntarenas, Costa Rica
Oceanic, SA 

Administrative Manager 
Bluefields, Nicaragua

American Nicaraguan School 


Doctoral Thesis:      Development of a Communications Strategy for Intern Teachers Based on Transactional Analysis Theory, Northwestern University, 1975

Curriculum Guides (Racine Unified School District):

  • Economics Curriculum Guide, 1967
  • History of the United States Curriculum Guide, 1968

Scholarly contributions:

  • “The Multicultural Mandate” co-authored in Journal of Education Research, May-June 1976
  • “Critique of Institutional Racism de Deloria” in Journal of the National Association of Ethnic Studies, January, 1982.
  • Chapter: “Public Education & Society” co-authored in Kenosha county in the Twentieth Century edited by John Neuenschwander, Warzilla Publishing Co., Stevens Point, Wisconsin, 1976.
  • Chapter: “Responding to Multicultural Diversity” co-authored in Teaching in a Multicultural Society, edited by Dolores Cross, et. al., Free Press, Riverside, NJ.