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Matthew Hays Wikander

Matthew Hays Wikander, American English language educator. Marshall Aid Commemoration Commission scholar, 1970-1972; grantee American Council Learned Societies, 1989, National Endowment of the Humanities, 1990, Newberry Library., 1996. Member Modern Language Association, Shakespeare Association American.

Background

  • Wikander, Matthew Hays was born on March 21, 1950 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Lawrence Einar and Ethel Marie (Whitlow) Wikander.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Williams College, 1970. Bachelor, Cambridge University, England, 1972. Master of Arts, Cambridge University, England, 1979.

      Doctor of Philosophy, University Michigan, 1975.

    Career

    • Lecturer in drama Residential College University Michigan, Ann Arbor, 1975-1978. Assistant professor English Columbia University, New York City, 1978-1987. Associate professor English University Toledo, 1987-1990, professor English, since 1990, director Master Liberal Studies program, 1992-1997.

      President University of Texas-American Association of University Professors, 1999—2001.

    Works

    • Author: The Play of Truth and State, 1986 (Choice Outstanding Book award 1986-1987), Princes to Act, 1993, Fangs of Malice, 2002. Contributor articles to professional publications.

    Membership

    Member Modern Language Association, Shakespeare Association American.

    Connections

    • Married Kathryn Adisman, January 30, 1971 (divorced October 1979). Married Christine Anne Child, July 31, 1980.
    • father: Lawrence Einar Wikander
    • mother: Ethel Marie (Whitlow) Wikander
    • spouses: Kathryn Adisman
    • Christine Anne Child
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    Born March 21, 1950
    (age 67)
    Nationality
    • 1970
      Williams College
    • 1972
      Cambridge University
    • 1979
      Cambridge University
    • 1975
      University Michigan
    • 1975 - 1978
      Lecturer, in drama Residential College University Michigan
      Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States
    • 1978 - 1987
      assistant, professor English Columbia University
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