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religious studies and English educator

Benita Ann Moore, religious studies and English educator. National Endowment of the Humanities summer fellow, University North Carolina, 1979, University New Mexico, 1984, University Arizona, 1988, University House fellow Mellon University. Precinct chairperson, convention delegate Democratic Party, Scott County, Iowa, 1972-1988. Member American Academy Religion, Modern Language Association.

Background

Moore, Benita Ann was born on March 25, 1931 in Mount Etna, Iowa, United States. Daughter of John Linus and Teresa Ellen (Keefe) Moore.

Education

Associate of Arts, Ottumwa Heights College, Ottumwa, Iowa, 1950. Bachelor, Marycrest College, Davenport, Iowa, 1952. Master of Arts, University Iowa, 1959.

Doctor of Philosophy, University Iowa, 1976.

Career

Teacher music, English, Williams (Iowa) Indiana Public School, 1952-1954;teacher music, English, Ottumwa Heights College and Academy, 1954-1958;teacher music, English, St. Mary's-Lenihan High School, Marshalltown, Iowa., 1958-1966;teacher music, English, St. Austin's School, Minneapolis, 1966-1967;instructor music and English, Marycrest College, Davenport, Iowa., 1967-1969;assistant professor, Marycrest College, Davenport, Iowa., 1974-1977;associate professor, Marycrest College, Davenport, Iowa., 1977-1986;professor religious studies and English, Marycrest College, Davenport, Iowa., 1986-1990;professor, Teikyo Marycrest U., Davenport, since 1991.

Membership

Precinct chairperson, convention delegate Democratic Party, Scott County, Iowa, 1972-1988. Member American Academy Religion, Modern Language Association.

Connections

father:
John Linus Moore

mother:
Teresa Ellen (Keefe) Moore