Daniel Parker Huden, 65, who had been a professor and department chairman at the University of Maryland's College of Education, died of cardiac arrest Sept. 25 at his home in Columbia.
He joined the Maryland faculty in 1967, when he became a professor in the education college's social foundations department. He served as department chairman from 1971 to 1973 and again in 1977 and 1978, and taught until 1997.
Dr. Huden taught courses dealing with such subjects as education policies, values and social change, as well as research methods and foreign study as a cross-cultural experience.
During his years with Maryland, he was a Fulbright senior fellow and a guest professor in Germany and at Northern Arizona University. He was the author of books and journal articles. His professional memberships included the American Educational Studies Association, the American Sociological Association and the Comparative and International Education Society.
Dr. Huden, a New Hampshire native, was a 1954 graduate of the University of Vermont and received master's and doctoral degrees in education from Columbia University's Teachers College. He taught secondary school in Vermont before coming to Washington in 1959. Before joining the Maryland faculty, he worked for the U.S. Office of Education, where he did liaison work with international organizations.
He was a charter member of the Holocaust Memorial Museum, a member of the Walters Art Gallery in Baltimore and a supporter of the Museum of the American Indian.
Survivors include his wife of 43 years, Gudrun Huden of Columbia, and a daughter, Johanna Huden of New York.