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Dr. Norman St. Clair

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Norman St. Clair, Ph.D.Dr. St. Clair was born on Hahn Air Force Base in Rhein-Hunsruck District of Rhineland-Palatinate in west-central Germany. He lived in Germany, Austria, and the Dallas/Ft. Worth areas, and considers himself to be a Texan with an international flair. He is married to Bobbie St. Clair (since 2000) and has three brothers and three sisters. Dr. St. Clair was the first Director of the China Incarnate Word campus, where he lived and worked in the Guangzhou District for a total of five years. Dr. St. Clair served as the Director of International Initiatives, and now as faculty and the Director of Graduate and Doctoral Studies for the Dreeben School of Education at UIW.

Research Interests

Ethics, culture, teaching models, cultural competencies, entrepreneurship, comparative education systems, blended learning, and research methods

Personal Interests

Family, friends, Jujitsu, technology, travel, research, and teaching


“The path of least resistance and least trouble is a mental rut already made. It requires troublesome work to undertake the alternation of old beliefs…”

- John Dewey

Contact Information

Dr. Norman St. Clair

Director of Graduate Studies


Courses Taught

  • Ethics for the Professions
  • Research Methods & Tools
  • Systems of Belief
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Philosophical Foundations of Education
  • Technology related courses
  • International Organizations
  • Comparative Education


Ph.D., Education

Concentration: International Education & Entrepreneurship


M.A., Education

Specialization: Adult Education

Specialization: International Business Management 


B.A., Occupational Education, Honors Program Certificate


A.A.S., Hospitality Operations Specialization: Hotel & Restaurant Management