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writer , humanities educator

Alison Armstrong, American humanities educator, writer. Grantee, Oxford University, 1975-1979; Una Ellis-Fermor grantee, Bedford College, London, 1978. Member of Society Textual Scholars, James Joyce Foundation, James Joyce Society New York, Authors Guild, American Committee Irish Studies, Downtown Boat Club, The River Project.

Background

Armstrong, Alison was born on May 1, 1943 in Shelby, Ohio, United States. Daughter of John Trimble and Alice Elizabeth (Shoup) Armstrong.

Education

1 child, Edward Armstrong. Bachelor of Arts English Literature, Ohio State University, 1970, Master of Arts in English Literature, 1972. M. Little in English Literature, University of Oxford, 1980.

Philosophy Doctor, New York University, 1989.

Career

Instructor Ohio State University, Columbus, 1970—1973. Editorial assistant New Review, Oxford University Press, England, 1973—1974. Assistant editor Kenyon Review, Gambier, Ohio, 1980—1981.

Lecturer New York University, 1981—1987. Psychology researcher New School, New York City, 1985—1986. Adjunct professor humanities Cooper Union, 1984—1990.

Overseas sales consultant Robin Waterfield & K.W. Swift Antiquarian Books, England, 1977—1980. Speaker various conferences, since 1973. Instructor humanities faculty School Visual Arts, New York City, since 2003.

Membership

Member of Society Textual Scholars, James Joyce Foundation, James Joyce Society New York, Authors Guild, American Committee Irish Studies, Downtown Boat Club, The River Project.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Horesemanship, music, writing, painting.

Connections

Married Edward Laurence Nice, October 27, 1962 (divorced January 1967). 1 child Edward Armstrong Nice. Married Robert E. Jensen, December 23, 1984 (divorced October 1987).

father:
John Trimble Armstrong

mother:
Elizabeth (Shoup) Armstrong

spouse:
Robert E. Jensen

spouse:
Edward Laurence Nice

child:
Edward Armstrong Nice Armstrong