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Tamora Ann Whitney

Tamora Ann Whitney, American literature educator. Fellow, University Nebraska, 1983-1985; scholar, 1985-1987. Member of Omaha Altrusa (communications officer since 2000), Mensa (scholarship judge 1995—2006, communications officer Nebraska chapter since 1995, named Poet Laureate We. Nebraska Iowa chapter 2003, National Public award 2005), Ladies Ancient Order Hibernians, Sigma Tau Delta.

Background

  • Whitney, Tamora Ann was born on April 4, 1961 in Omaha. Daughter of Robert William and Konnie Kay (Beeman) Whitney.

  • Education

    • Bachelor in English, College St. Mary, Omaha, 1983. Master of Arts in English, University Nebraska, Lincoln, 1984. Doctor of Philosophy in English, University Nebraska, Lincoln, 1990.

    Career

    • Instructor Southeast Community College, Lincoln, 1984—1986. Teaching assistant University Nebraska, 1985—1987. Writing specialist Doane College, Crete, 1986—1990.

      Instructor Iowa We. Community College, Council Bluff, Iowa, 1990—1993, Metropolitan Community College, Omaha, since 1993. Assistant professor Creighton University, Omaha, since 1991. Instructor College St. Mary, since 1998.

      Freelance editor, Omaha, 2005.

    Works

    • Member editorial board: Nebraska English Journal, 1991-1993. Author: History of Names, 1990, Wheel of The Year, 1995. Editor: Menopause Maze, 2005.

      Contributor poems to various publications.

    Membership

    Member of Omaha Altrusa (communications officer since 2000), Mensa (scholarship judge 1995—2006, communications officer Nebraska chapter since 1995, named Poet Laureate We. Nebraska Iowa chapter 2003, National Public award 2005), Ladies Ancient Order Hibernians, Sigma Tau Delta.

    Personality

    Interests

    History, Irish folk music, culture.

    Connections

    • Married Gordon Russell Mosher, September 24, 2005.
    • father: Robert William Whitney
    • mother: Konnie Kay (Beeman) Whitney
    • spouse: Gordon Russell Mosher
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    Born April 4, 1961
    (age 56)
    Nationality
    • 1983
      College St. Mary
    • 1984
      University Nebraska
    • 1990
      University Nebraska
    • 1984 - 1986
      Instructor, Southeast Community College
      Lincoln, Nebraska, United States
    • 1985 - 1987
      teaching assistant, University Nebraska
    • 1986 - 1990
      writing specialist, Doane College
      Crete, Illinois, United States
    • 1990 - 1993
      instructor, Iowa We. Community College
      Iowa, United States
    • 1993
      instructor, Iowa We. Community College
      Omaha, Nebraska, United States

    Award