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William Anthony Covino

William Anthony Covino, American English language educator. University Illinois Chicago scholar, 1991, Humanities Institute fellow, 1993. Member Modern Language Association, National Council Teachers of English, International Society History of Rhetoric, Rhetoric Society of America, Association Teachers Advanced Composition.

Background

  • Covino, William Anthony was born on September 16, 1951 in Stamford, Connecticut, United States. Son of Vito Anthony and Jeanette Sylvia (Tartaglia) Covino.

  • Education

    • Bachelor in English, University of California at Los Angeles, 1973. Master of Arts in English, California State University, Northridge, 1975. Doctor of Philosophy in English, University Southern California, 1981.

    Career

    • Assistant professor English San Diego State University, 1981-1984, associate professor English, 1984-1988, University Illinois, Chicago, 1988-1994, professor English, 1994-1998. Professor, chair English Florida Atlantic University, since 1998. Consulting reader College English, College Composition and Communication, Rhetoric Review, Journal Advanced Composition, State University of New York Press, Oxford University Press, since 1984.

      Contributing edior The Writing Instructor, Los Angeles, since 1994. Member editorial board Pre/Text: A Journal of Rhetorical Theory, Arlington, Texas, since 1994. Modern Language Association executive committee History of Rhetoric, since 1999.

    Works

    Membership

    Member Modern Language Association, National Council Teachers of English, International Society History of Rhetoric, Rhetoric Society of America, Association Teachers Advanced Composition.

    Connections

    • Married Deborah Caslav, March 13, 1987. Children: Christopher, Nicholas, Alexandra, Daniel.
    • father: Vito Anthony Covino
    • mother: Jeanette Sylvia (Tartaglia) Covino
    • spouse: Deborah Caslav
    • children: Christopher Covino
    • Nicholas Covino
    • Alexandra Covino
    • Daniel Covino
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    Born September 16, 1951
    (age 66)
    Nationality
    • 1973
      University of California, Los Angeles
    • 1975
      California State University
    • 1981
      University Southern California
    • 1988 - 1994
      Assistant, professor English San Diego State University
      Chicago, Illinois, United States
    • 1998
      professor

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