Harold C. Lyon, Jr
Dr. Harold C. Lyon is a graduate of West Point, former Ranger-paratrooper officer, U.S. Director of Education for the Gifted, project officer for the development of Sesame Street, assistant to the president of Ohio University, faculties of Georgetown, Antioch, Dartmouth Medical School, Notre Dame College, Universities of Massachusetts and Munich where he currently teaches physicians to be more effective teachers.
He received the Gold Medal in the 32nd International Film & TV Festival of New York, a CINDY Award, and the Blue Ribbon in the American Film & Video Festival. He's the author of 10 books and over 150 articles on eclectic subjects including military strategy, leadership, education, multimedia, psychology, research, hunting, and fishing. He's a speaker in the "Humanities On The Go" Program and a three-time Fulbright professor. His book, Angling in the Smile of the Great Spirit won the New England Outdoor Writers Association "Best Book of the Year Award" and the Silver Medal in the National eLit eBook Awards. He's the Chairman of the New England Outdoor Writers Association Youth Writing Contest and co-author with Carl R. Rogers and Reinhard Tausch of On Becoming an Effective Teacher (Routledge: 2015)
He the 2017 winner of the MENSA Foundation’s Intellectual Benefits to Society Award: https://www.mensafoundation.org/what-we-do/awards-and-recognition/intellectual-benefits-to-Society-award/Intellectual-benefits-winners/Harold-Lyon/
Awards and Recognition
- “Best Book of the Year Award” for ANGLING IN THE SMILE OF THE GREAT SPIRIT 2017 winner of the Mensa Fiundation Intellectual Benefits to Society Award.