Ruth Hughes Moyer

Honored by:Margaret Goeppinger
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She received her Bachelors, Masters, and Doctorate degrees from Cornell University. Her field was Home Economics Management and Education. She was a Home Economics teacher at New York State, Research Assistant and Associate at Cornell, Associate Professor of Home Economics Education at West Virginia University, Director of Family Resources at West Virginia University, Associate Dean Interim Graduate College Iowa State University, Head of Department of Home Economics Education Iowa State University, Mary B. Welch Distinguished Professor in Home Economics Iowa State University. Wrote many books, articles for professional journals and reports for symposiums.

Membership in Professional and Honor Societies:

American Educational Research Association
American Home Economics Association
Iowa Home Economics Association
International Federation for Home Economics
American Vocational Association
Iowa Vocational Association
American Vocational Education Research Association
National Council on Measurement in Education
National Society for the Study of Education
Omicron Nu
Phi Delta Kappa
Phi Kappa Phi
Phi Upsilon Omicron
Pi Lambda Theta

She served as a consultant to colleges in Jamaica, Taiwan, Costa Rica, Egypt, and with UNESCO. She supervised Masters Degrees for eight women and Doctorates for 23 women. Her contribution to the field of Home Economics Education has been prestigious and abundant.

Submitted on 3/27/95