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There will be a memorial service for Dr. Long on Thursday, January 23, 2014 at 3:30 PM in Caldwell Chapel, reception to follow.
Associate Professor of Education Thomas J. Long, who joined the faculty of The Catholic University of America in 1976, passed away Thursday, July 25, 2013, at the age of 74.
A licensed psychologist, Long was also coordinator of the education department’s Special Education Program, which he started in 1999. Prior to his appointment at Catholic University, Long served as assistant professor and associate professor at the University of Illinois from 1967 to 1975, and as instructor at Arizona State University in 1967.
His research interests included counseling and mental health, safety and latchkey children, and learning disabilities in children. Known nationally for his speaking and writing on latchkey children, Long earned an Ed.D. at Arizona State University in 1968; an M.A. in counseling at Arizona State in 1966; and a B.A. in philosophy at St. Meinrad College in 1960.
Long worked as a high school teacher and counselor in Terre Haute, Ind., from January 1962 through June 1963.
Condolences can be sent to his son, Seth Long, 6307 Kenhowe Drive, Bethesda, Md. 20817. There will be a wake Thursday, Aug. 1, from 6 to 9 p.m., at St. Bartholomew's Church, 6904 Blacklock Road, Bethesda, Md., and a Mass of Christian Burial at St. Bartholomew's at 11 a.m. Friday, Aug. 2, followed by burial at Gate of Heaven Cemetery in Silver Spring, Md. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be sent to the Brothers of Charity, 1359 Monroe St., NE, Washington, DC 200174.
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