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Linda M. Shires

Linda M. Shires, American English educator, writer. Recipient directorship, National Endowment of the Humanities, 1993, 1995; fellow, Guggenheim Foundation, 1993-1994. Member Alumnae Schools Committee, Princeton University, since 2007; Member of Modern Language Association (elections committee 1990-1992), North America Victorian Studies Association, Northeast Victorians Association, Oxford Alumni Association.

Background

  • Shires, Linda M. was born on July 29, 1950 in Providence. Daughter of Philip and Helen Shires.

  • Education

    • Bachelor in Classics, Wheaton College, Norton, Massachusetts, 1972. Master of Arts in Classics, Brown University, 1973. Bachelor in English, Oxford University, England, 1977.

      Master of Arts/Doctor of Philosophy in English, Princeton University, 1981.

    Career

    • From assistant to associate professor Syracuse (New York ) University, 1981—1988, professor English, 1996—2008, director graduate studies, 2007—2008. Professor English Stern College, Yeshiva University, since 2008, chair, since 2009. Referee presses, journals, universities, other organizations.

      Member advisory board Victorians Institute Journal University Kentucky, since 1995, NINES. Visiting associate professor New York University, 1996—1997, Princeton University, 1990—1992

    Works

    Religion

    Denomination: Judaism

    Membership

    Member Alumnae Schools Committee, Princeton University, 2007; 2009-. Member of Modern Language Association (elections committee 1990-1992), North America Victorian Studies Association, INCS, IAUPE, Oxford Alumni Association.
    • Member Alumnae Schools Committee, Brown University 2007; 2009-

    Connections

    • Married Ulrich C. Knoepflmacher. 1 child Alexander; stepchildren: Julie, Paul, Daniel.
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    Born July 29, 1950
    (age 67)
    Nationality
    • 1972
      Wheaton College
      Massachusetts, United States
    • 1973
      Brown University
    • 1981
      Princeton University
    • 1975 - 1977
      Oxford University
    • 2008
      professor, English Stern College
    • 2009 - present
      Professor and Chair, English Yeshiva University
    • 2014 - present
      David and Ruth Gottesman Professor
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