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director , literature and language professor

Ann Mott, American literature and language professor, director. Achievements include development of writing center in American University of Paris; research in composition Theory, particularly process pedagogy; research in writing blocks. Grant, A W Mellon Foundation, 1999—2000, 2002, 2006, 2010. Member of International Writing Centers Association (European representative, executive board 2006-2008).

Background

Mott, Ann was born on October 20, 1950 in San Francisco, California, United States. Daughter of Kenneth Arthur and Annamay Reid Midkiff.

Education

Master of Arts, University Alabama, Tuscaloosa, 1973.

Career

Literacy specialist, Eglin federal prison Okaloosa-Walton Junior College, Fort Walton Beach, Florida, 1973—1975. Literacy specialist William Rainey Harper Junior College, Chicago, 1975—1979. Owner Second Kitchen Catering and Cooking School, Northfield, 1979—1983.

Professor American University Paris, since 1983, director, writing laboratory, since 1986.

Achievements

  • Achievements include development of writing center in American University of Paris. Research in composition Theory, particularly process pedagogy. Research in writing blocks.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Producer: (weekly radio program cooking) Second Kitchen. Chef (television show) Chicago Cooks. Contributor articles (Distinguished Teaching award, 2008).

Membership

Member of International Writing Centers Association (European representative, executive board 2006-2008).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Gardening, cooking, yoga, writing.

Connections

Married Tom Mott, January 21, 1984. Children: Elizabeth Reid, Christopher Thomas, Jeffrey Kenneth.

father:
Kenneth Arthur

mother:
Annamay Reid Midkiff

spouse:
Tom Mott

children:
Jeffrey Kenneth Mott

Elizabeth Reid Mott

Christopher Thomas Mott