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Sandra Whipple Spanier

Sandra Whipple Spanier, American language educator. Fellow National Endowment of the Humanities, 1993-1994; National Endowment of the Humanities scholar, Hemingway Letters Project, since 2005.


  • Spanier, Sandra Whipple was born on October 17, 1951 in Des Moines. Daughter of Richard A. and Maxine J. (Lockwood) Whipple.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, University Illinois, Chicago, 1972. Master of Arts, Pennsylvania State University, 1976. Doctor of Philosophy, Pennsylvania State University, 1981.


    • Lecturer State University of New York, Stony Brook, 1982-1986. From assistant to associate professor Oregon State University, Corvallis, 1986-1992. Associate professor University Nebraska, Lincoln, 1992-1995, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, 1995—2003, professor, since 2003.


    • Kay Boyle Artist and Activist
    • This first critical assessment of Kay Boyle’s long career is both a portrait of the artist and a perceptive appraisal of her work.
    • Author: Kay Boyle: Artist and Activist, 1986. Editor: Life Being the Best and Other Stories (Kay Boyle), 1988, Love Goes to Press (Martha Gellhorn and Virginia Cowles), 1995, Process: A Novel (Kay Boyle), 2001. Co-editor: American Fiction, American Myth (essays by Philip Young), 2000.

      General editor Hemingway Letters Project, since 2002, The Letters of Ernest Hemingway.


    Member Modern Language Association (delegate assembly 1986-1988), American Literature Association, Pacific Northwest American Studies Association (vice president 1991-1992, president 1993-1994), Hemingway Society (editorial board Hemingway Review since 1992), Modernist Studies Association, Society for Study American Women Writers, Association for Documentary Editing.


    • Married Graham B. Spanier, September 11, 1971. Children: Brian, Hadley.
    • father: Richard A. Whipple
    • mother: Maxine J. (Lockwood) Whipple
    • spouse: Graham B. Spanier
    • children: Brian Spanier
    • Hadley Spanier
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    Born October 17, 1951
    (age 66)
    • 1972
      University Illinois
    • 1976
      Pennsylvania State University
    • 1981
      Pennsylvania State University
    • 1982 - 1986
      Lecturer, State University of New York
      Stony Brook, New York, United States
    • 1986 - 1992
      from assistant, to associate professor Oregon State University
      Corvallis, Oregon, United States
    • 1992 - 1995
      associate, professor University Nebraska
      Lincoln, Nebraska, United States
    • 1995 - 2003
      associate, professor University Nebraska