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Thomas Michael Leitch

Thomas Michael Leitch, American English language educator. Prize teaching fellow Yale University, 1975-1976, Morse fellow Yale University, 1981-1982; Fulbright lectureship Hebrew University Jerusalem, 1989-1990. Member Modern Language Association, Literature and Film Association (secretary 1990-1991, president 1991-1993).

Background

  • Leitch, Thomas Michael was born on June 23, 1951 in Orange, New Jersey, United States. Son of Arthur Joseph Junior and Gloria Ann (Ryerson) Leitch.

  • Education

    • Bachelor magna cum laude, Columbia College, 1972. Master of Arts, Yale University, 1973. Doctor of Philosophy, Yale University, 1976.

    Career

    • Assistant professor English Yale University, New Haven, 1976-1983, University Delaware, Newark, 1983-1986, associate professor, 1986-1991, professor, since 1991. Contributing reviewer Kirkus Revs., New York City, since 1989. Mystery editor, since 1993.

    Works

    • Find the Director and Other Hitchcock Games
    • Among the pleasures an Alfred Hitchcock film affords its viewers is the chance to spot the director in one of his signature cameo appearances: as part of a crowd in "The Lodger", as a card player in "Shadow of a Doubt" or as the illustration for a newspaper ad in "Lifeboat".

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Religion

    Denomination: Roman Catholic

    Membership

    Member Modern Language Association, Literature and Film Association (secretary 1990-1991, president 1991-1993).

    Connections

    • Married Lisa Elliott, October 22, 1977. Children: David Gideon, Judith Evelyn.
    • father: Arthur Joseph Leitch Junior
    • mother: Gloria Ann (Ryerson) Leitch
    • spouse: Lisa Elliott
    • children: David Gideon Leitch
    • Judith Evelyn Leitch
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    Born June 23, 1951
    (age 66)
    Nationality
    • 1972
      Columbia College
    • 1973
      Yale University
    • 1976
      Yale University
    • 1976 - 1983
      Assistant, professor English Yale University
      New Haven, Connecticut, United States
    • 1983 - 1986
      Assistant, professor English Yale University
      Newark, Ohio, United States