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Nona Jean Farris

Nona Jean Farris, American history educator and researcher. Robert and Nona Carr Presidential scholar, 1980-1982. Member Alpha Chi, Alpha Mu Gamma, Phi Alpha Theta, Kappa Delta Pi, Pi Gamma Mu, Sigma Iota Rho, Sigma Tau Delta.

Background

  • Farris, Nona Jean was born on September 9, 1960 in Fort Stockton, Texas, United States. Daughter of Robert Real and Thelma Vada (Chambers) Farris.

  • Education

    • Bachelor in History/French magna cum laude, Angelo State University, 1982. Master of Arts in History and English, Southwest Texas State University, 1994.

    Career

    • Tour guide Riggs Museum, Fort Stockton, 1980. Tutor in history and English House of Tutor, Austin, Texas, 1983. From staff to senior administrative associate University Texas at Austin/Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center, 1983-1991.

      Teaching assistant Southwest Texas State University, San Marcos, 1992-1993, assistant instructor, 1993-1994, instructor, since 1994. Judge junior historian and Texas history day fairs Texas State History Association, Austin, 1988-1994.

    Membership

    Member Alpha Chi, Alpha Mu Gamma, Phi Alpha Theta, Kappa Delta Pi, Pi Gamma Mu, Sigma Iota Rho, Sigma Tau Delta.

    Connections

    • father: Robert Real Farris
    • mother: Thelma Vada (Chambers) Farris
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    Born September 9, 1960
    (age 57)
    Nationality
    • 1982
      Angelo State University
    • 1994
      Southwest Texas State University
    • 1980
      Tour guide Riggs Museum
      Fort Stockton, Texas, United States
    • 1983
      tutor in history and English House of Tutor
      Austin, Texas, United States
    • 1983 - 1991
      from staff to senior, administrative associate University Texas at Austin/Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center
    • 1992 - 1993
      teaching assistant, Southwest Texas State University
      San Marcos, Guatemala

    Award