Former Professor George William (Bill) England Passes Away

Former professor of Industrial Relations George William (Bill) England passed away on February 17. He was 89 years old. England earned his PhD in Industrial Psychology from the University of Minnesota and joined the Carlson School in the Industrial Relations Center (now the Center for Human Resources and Labor Studies) in 1956. He taught staffing, labor markets, and quantitative methods until 1980, when he moved to the University of Oklahoma, from where he retired. His major research projects were multi-national studies of the meaning of work to all people’s lives. He was also a fellow of the American Psychological Association. He is preceded in death by his first wife, Bea, and two brothers; and is survived by his second wife, Fran; children Paula, Julie, Mark and Brad; and several grandchildren. A memorial service has been held.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s