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educator , writer , scholar

Alice Hall Petry, American scholar, educator, writer. American Council Learned Societies senior postdoctoral fellow, 1987-1988; Fulbright scholar, Brazil, 1985.

Background

Petry, Alice Hall was born on July 8, 1951 in Hartford, Connecticut, United States. Daughter of James B. and Elizabeth K. Hall.

Education

Bachelor of Science with highest honors, University Connecticut, 1973. Master of Arts, Connecticut College, 1976. Doctor of Philosophy, Brown University, 1979.

Career

Assistant Professor of English, RISD, Providence, 1980-1986;associate professor, RISD, Providence, 1986-1992;professor, RISD, Providence, since 1992;head department English, RISD, Providence, 1993-1995;chair, professor department English, Southern Illinois U., Edwardsville, since 1995. Lecturer ArtsAm. program United States Information Agency, Japan, 1991. Member of advisory board F. Scott Fitzgerald Society, since 1990, Modern Language Studies, 1984-1994.

Works

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocation: traveling.

Connections

father:
James B.

mother:
Elizabeth K. Hall