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English educator

Adele Sheron Newson, American English educator. Fulbright exchange scholar Potchefstroom University, South Africa, since 1992. Juror Maryland State Arts Council, Baltimore, 1991. Member Modern Language Association, National Council Teachers of English, Middle-Atlantic Writers Association, Zora Neale Hurston Society (secretary since 1989).

Background

Newson, Adele Sheron was born on October 16, 1957 in Inkster, Michigan, United States.

Education

Bachelor, Spelman College, 1980. Master of Arts, Eastern Michigan University, 1981. Doctor of Philosophy, Michigan State University, 1986.

Career

Instructor Michigan State University, East Lansing, 1968-1987. Adjunct professor English University Maryland Eastern Shore, Princess Anne, 1987-1989. Assistant professor English Albright College, Reading, Pennsylvania, 1989-1992.

Associate professor English Florida International University, Miami, since 1992.

Membership

Juror Maryland. State Arts Council, Baltimore, 1991. Member Modern Language Association, National Council Teachers of English, Middle-Atlantic Writers Association, Zora Neale Hurston Society (secretary since 1989).

Connections

Daughter of Bud and Addie Lee (Gordon) Newson. Divorced; children: Alexander Sean, Anne Simone Gordon-Newson.

father:
Bud Newson

mother:
Addie Lee (Gordon) Newson

children:
Alexander Sean Newson

Anne Simone Gordon-Newson