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Betty Sue Flowers

Betty Sue Flowers, American library director, educator.

Background

  • Flowers, Betty Sue was born on February 2, 1947 in Waco, Texas, United States.

  • Education

    • Bachelor with high honors, University Texas, 1969. Master of Arts, University Texas, 1970. Doctor of Philosophy, University London, 1973.

    Career

    • With University Texas, Austin, since 1968, director plan II honors program, 1987-1991, associate dean Graduate Studies, 1979-1982, 88-90, Kelleher professor English, director creative writing English Department. Director Lyndon Baines Johnson Library. and Museum, Texas, since 2002. Visiting advisor to secretary United States Navy, 1999.

      Consultant National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Exxon, International Business Machines Corporation, Shell International, London.

    Works

    • Four Shields of Power
    • A stereoscopic study of battlefield carnage and suburban aspirations - of the chaos of roadside explosions abroad and the masquerade of normality at home - Eve Ottenberg Stone's stingingly detailed, stately paced Dead in Iraq is an elegy suffused with a sense of loss and fortified with a quiet fury over lives destroyed, dreams dashed, bonds severed.

    Membership

    Member executive committee Texas Committee for Humanities, 1987-1990. Board trustees Texas Humanities Alliance, 1986-1987. Member envisioning network General Motors.

    Member Modern Language Association, Academy Distinguished Teachers, National Poetry Therapy Association (board directors since 1987), Salado Institute for Humanities (honorary life member, board trustees, Jungian fellow), Jung Society Austin (honorary life. member), Phi Beta Kappa, Omicron Delta Kappa.

    Connections

    • Daughter of Paul Davis and Betty Lou (Lewis) Marable. Div. John G. Flowers III. 1 child, John Michael.
    • father: Paul Davis Marable
    • mother: Betty Lou (Lewis) Marable
    • child: John Michael Flowers
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    Born February 2, 1947
    (age 69)
    Nationality
    • 1969
      University Texas
    • 1970
      University Texas
    • 1973
      University London
    • 1968
      With University Texas
      Austin, Texas, United States
    • 2002
      director, Lyndon Baines Johnson Library and Museum
      Texas, United States
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