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Cynthia Ann Davidson

Cynthia Ann Davidson, American language educator, writer. Talent scholar in creative writing Northeastern University, 1979-1981; Presidential grantee for innovative teaching, 1999-2000. Member of National Council For Teacher Education, Modern Language Association, Associated Writing Programs.


  • Davidson, Cynthia Ann was born on June 13, 1960 in San Diego, California, United States. Daughter of Donald Alan and Rosemary Lorraine (Drehobl) Poe.

  • Education

    • Bachelor in English, Northeastern Illinois University, 1983. Master of Arts in Literature, Northeastern Illinois University, 1989. Doctor of Philosophy in English, University Illinois, Chicago, 1997.

      DMAC in Digital Media Composition, Ohio State University, 2006. Graduate in Writing & Khetoric, Stony Brook University.


    • Library. technical assistant Northeastern Illinois University, Chicago, 1983-1987, university teaching assistant, 1987-1989. Adjunct English faculty Triton College, River Forest, 1989-1990. College preparatory instructor Harold Washington College, Chicago, 1990-1991.

      University teaching assistant University Illinois, 1991-1997, lecturer English, 1997-1998. Lecturer writing program Stony Brook University, since 1998. Electronic classroom coordinator of writing program State University of New York, since 2001.

      Member young scholars' committee Illinois Humanities Council, Chicago, 1994. Participant poetry readings Café Voltaire Emerging Artists Project, Chicago, 1995, Caffé Trevi for Voices of Italian American, Chicago, 1995, presenter State University of New York Council Writing, 2003, 06, 08, Conference Instructional Computing, 2004, Conference College Composition and Communications, 2007, 08. Faculty senate Stony Brook University, since 2004, secretary arts and science, 2004-2006, vice president arts, 2006-2007, president, 2007-2008.


    • Author: Athena's Mother. Contributor essays and articles to science fiction and poetry collections. Editor, public: (electronic journal) Rio: A Journal of the Arts, since 1997.

      Contributor Contemporary Women Poets, 1998, Dictionary of Literary Biography.


    Member of National Council For Teacher Education, Modern Language Association, Associated Writing Programs.


    • father: Donald Alan Poe
    • mother: Rosemary Lorraine (Drehobl) Poe
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    Born June 13, 1960
    (age 57)
    • 1983
      Northeastern Illinois University
    • 1989
      Northeastern Illinois University
    • 1997
      University Illinois
    • 2006
      Ohio State University
    • 1983 - 1987
      Library technical assistant, Northeastern Illinois University
      Chicago, Illinois, United States
    • 1989 - 1990
      adjunct English faculty Triton College
      River Forest, Illinois, United States
    • 1990 - 1991
      college preparatory instructor, Harold Washington College
      Chicago, Illinois, United States
    • 1998
      lecturer, writing program Stony Brook University
    • 2001
      electronic classroom coordinator, of writing program State University of New York
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