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Margot Gayle Backus

Margot Gayle Backus, American language educator. Fellow National Endowment Humanities, 1994.


  • Backus, Margot Gayle was born on June 18, 1961 in Topeka. Daughter of Russell Thomas and Suzanne (Peterson) Fitzgerald.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, University Massachusetts, 1987. Master of Arts, University Texas, 1988. Doctor of Philosophy, University Texas, 1993.


    • Professor English St. John Fisher College, Rochester, New York, since 1993.


    • Public: The Gothic Family Romance: Compulsory Heterosexuality in the Anglo-Irish Settler Colonial Order, 1988. Contributor articles to professional journals.


    • Married Stephen York Tennison.
    • father: Russell Thomas Fitzgerald
    • mother: Suzanne (Peterson) Fitzgerald
    • spouse: Stephen York Tennison.
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    Born June 18, 1961
    (age 56)
    • 1987
      University Massachusetts
    • 1988
      University Texas
    • 1993
      University Texas
    • 1993
      Professor, English St. John Fisher College
      Rochester, New York, United States