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Erin Margaret McKean

Erin Margaret McKean, American editor, writer. Member of Euralex, Society of Midwest Authors, American Name Society, American Dialect Society, Dictionary Society of North America (board member 2001-2003).

Background

  • McKean, Erin Margaret was born on August 12, 1971 in Charlotte, North Carolina, United States. Daughter of Thomas Albert and Devon Craig McKean.

  • Education

    • AB/AM, University Chicago, 1993.

    Career

    • Editor VERBATIM: The Language Quarterly, Chicago, since 1997. Editorial manager Thorndike-Barnhart dictionaries ScottForesman, Glenview, 1998—2000. Editor in chief United States dictionaries Oxford University Press, New York City, since 2004.

    Works

    • Author: (dictionary) Weird and Wonderful Words, More Weird and Wonderful Words. Editor: (magazine collection) VERBATIM.

    Membership

    Member of Euralex, Society of Midwest Authors, American Name Society, American Dialect Society, Dictionary Society of North America (board member 2001-2003).

    Personality

    Interests

    Sewing from vintage patterns.

    Connections

    • Married Joseph Patrick Gerharz, July 4, 1993. 1 child Henry Ludwig McKean Gerharz.
    • father: Thomas Albert
    • mother: Devon Craig McKean
    • spouse: Joseph Patrick Gerharz
    • child: Henry Ludwig McKean Gerharz McKean
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    Born August 12, 1971
    (age 45)
    Nationality
    • 1993
      University Chicago
    • 1997
      Editor VERBATIM: The Language Quarterly
      Chicago, Illinois, United States
    • 1998
      editorial manager, Thorndike-Barnhart dictionaries ScottForesman
      Glenview, Illinois, United States
    • 2004
      editor in chief United States dictionaries Oxford University Press