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English educator

Ann R. Shapiro, American English educator. Fellow National Institute Leadership Development, 1987, Salzburg, 1988, National Endowment of the Humanities, 1990, 94. Member Modern Language Association (member executive committee discussion group).


Shapiro, Ann R. was born on February 28, 1937 in Brooklyn. Daughter of Murray and Jeanette Rabinowitz.


AB cum laude, Radcliff College, 1958. Master of Arts in Teaching, Harvard University, 1960. Doctor of Philosophy, New York University, 1985.


Instructor English Rider College, 1962-1965, Suffolk County (New York ) Community College, 1966-1967. Distinguished teaching professor State University of New York, Farmingdale, since 1974. Advisory board Greenwood Encyclopedia Multiethnic American Literature.

Speaker in field.


  • Other Work

    • Author: Unlikely Heroines: Nineteenth-Century American Women Writers and the Woman Question. Introduction (with Joy Gould Boyum), A Country Doctor (Sarah Orne Jewett). Editor: Jewish American Women Writers: A Bio-Bibliographical and Critical Sourcebook, 2006.

      Contributing author: Smashing the Idols. Co-editor Studies in American Jewish Literature, 2010. Contributor articles to professional journals.


Member Modern Language Association (member executive committee discussion group).


Children: Rona Gail, Emma Morgan, Edward Ira.

Murray Rabinowitz

Jeanette Rabinowitz

Rona Gail Shapiro

Emma Morgan Shapiro

Edward Ira Shapiro