Hancey-Whiting, Leah (1917-2012)

Hancey-Whiting, Leah (1917-2012)

Date Updated



Home Economics/Family Living

Academic Rank

Assistant Professor

Year Retired from SJSU


Educational Background

University of Southern Calif. (Doct. Study Deg. Prog), 1961

University of Calif., Berkeley (summer), 1959

Cornell University (summer), 1958

University of Southern Calif. UCLA, 1953 MS

Utah State University, 1939 BS

Teaching Experience

San Jose State University, 1963-1984

Long Beach City College (Adult Educ., 1 year)

San Jose City Adult Education, 1 year

Long Beach State University, 1962-1963

Long Beach City College, 1961-1962

Pepperdine University, 1959-1960

Administrative and Professional Experience

U. S, Fed. Govt. Civil Service Regional Division., 3‑1/2 yrs., Ogden, UT.

Civilian Personnel Agent, Long Beach, CA,

Clothing Designer Manufacturing Clothing Design Firm. Romilee Co. and Kamehameha Garment Co., Honolulu, HI, 2‑1/2 yrs.,

Selected Publications

Sabbatical Leave Grant: Paper: "Housing for the Elderly," San Jose State Library Archives.

U.S. Govt. Depot Personnel Periodicals: Handicapped Serving in Civil Service Agencies.

Through a Woman's Eyes, Column in weekly paper, as Feature Editor, Milford, UT (teaching in high school there 1 year).

Personal Commentary

My career education experiences teaching in a multiplicity of levels provided for me the needed fulfillment I required in my career development.

Related career and personal endeavors I have undertaken through literary and artistic activities are necessary expressions I required for personal development and satisfaction, while pursuing a career.

Date Completed: 11/96

Adapted from: Biographies of Retired Faculty San Jose State University 1997: A Project of the Emeritus Faculty Association of San Jose State University. San Jose, CA: The University, 1997.


Hancey-Whiting, Leah (1917-2012)