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James P. Phelan

James P. Phelan, American English educator. Grantee National Endowment of the Humanities, 1991. Member Modern Language Association (delegate 1984-1986), American Association of University Professors (executive committee 1984-1986, 90-91), Midwest Modern Language Association, Society Study Narrative Literature (executive council 1986-1989, president 1989-1990).

Background

  • Phelan, James P. was born on January 25, 1951 in Flushing, New York, United States. Son of James Joseph and Margaret Clare (O'Connell) Phelan.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Boston College, 1972. Master of Arts, University Chicago, 1973. Doctor of Philosophy, University Chicago, 1977.

    Career

    • Instructor Art Institute Chicago, 1975-1977. Assistant professor department English Ohio State University, Columbus, 1977-1983, associate professor, 1983-1989, professor English, since 1989.

    Works

    • From Words To Worlds
    • From feeling like a maggot which spreads diseases, to the feeling of euphoria as it is raining.

    Membership

    Member Modern Language Association (delegate 1984-1986), American Association of University Professors (executive committee 1984-1986, 90-91), Midwest Modern Language Association, Society Study Narrative Literature (executive council 1986-1989, president 1989-1990).

    Connections

    • Married Elizabeth Grace Menaghan, June 10, 1972. Children: Cathleen, Michael.
    • father: James Joseph Phelan
    • mother: Margaret Clare (O'Connell) Phelan
    • spouse: Elizabeth Grace Menaghan
    • children: Cathleen Phelan
    • Michael Phelan
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    Born January 25, 1951
    (age 66)
    Nationality
    • 1972
      Boston College
    • 1973
      University Chicago
    • 1977
      University Chicago
    • 1975 - 1977
      Instructor, Art Institute Chicago
    • 1977 - 1983
      assistant, professor department English Ohio State University
      Columbus, Ohio, United States

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