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English educator

Carla Kaplan, American English educator. Artist grantee Minors Arts Council, 1982; Associate fellow Oregon Center Humanities, 1992-1993; Schomburg Center fellow National Endowment of the Humanities, 1995-1996. Member Modern Language Association (member executive committee non-fiction prose since 1999), American Studies Association, Society Short Narrative, National Women's Studies Association.

Background

Kaplan, Carla was born on October 17, 1957 in Worcester, Massachusetts, United States. Daughter of Bernard and Rosalyn Kaplan.

Education

Bachelor in English, University Illinois, Chicago, 1980. Master of Arts in Creative Writing, University Illinois, Chicago, 1982. Doctor of Philosophy in English, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, 1990.

Career

Assistant professor Yale University, New Haven, 1988-1995, associate professor, 1995-1998, University Southern California, Los Angeles, since 1998. Writer-in-residence Minors Arts Council, Chicago, 1982-1989. Editor Northwestern University Press, Evanston.

Works

Membership

Member Modern Language Association (member executive committee non-fiction prose since 1999), American Studies Association, Society Short Narrative, National Women's Studies Association.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Swimming, hiking, quilting, bicycling, travel.

Connections

father:
Bernard Kaplan

mother:
Rosalyn Kaplan