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Mark Ransom Anderson

Mark Ransom Anderson, American English educator. Recipient Corson-Bishop poetry prize Cornell University, 1978. Member Modern Language Association, National Council Teachers English, Associate Writing Programs, Poetry Society of America, Academy American Poets (prize 1981).

Background

  • Anderson, Mark Ransom was born on September 3, 1951 in Wichita, Kansas, United States. Son of Berthold Sanden and Opal Marie (Ransom) Anderson.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Cornell University, 1973. Master of Fine Arts, Cornell University, 1977. Doctor of Philosophy, Cornell University, 1983.

      Postgraduate, Cornell University, 1984. Master of Arts, University Minnesota, 1976.

    Career

    • Postdoctoral fellow Cornell University, 1983-1984. Assistant professor English, Rhode Island College, Providence, 1985-1991, associate professor, since 1991. Visiting assistant professor Emory University, Atlanta, 1984-1985.

    Works

    • Author: The Broken Boat, 1978, Serious Joy, 1990. Author numerous poems.

    Membership

    Member Modern Language Association, National Council Teachers English, Associate Writing Programs, Poetry Society of America, Academy American Poets (prize 1981).

    Connections

    • Married Susan Aileen Grimes, July 29, 1984. 1 child, Miles Berthold.
    • father: Berthold Sanden Anderson
    • mother: Opal Marie (Ransom) Anderson
    • spouse: Susan Aileen Grimes
    • child: Miles Berthold Anderson
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    Born September 3, 1951
    (age 66)
    Nationality
    • 1973
      Cornell University
    • 1977
      Cornell University
    • 1983
      Cornell University
    • 1984
      Cornell University
    • 1976
      University Minnesota
    • 1983 - 1984
      Postdoctoral fellow, Cornell University
    • 1985 - 1991
      assistant, professor English
      Providence, Rhode Island, United States

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