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literature and language professor

Carolyn Christensen West, American literature and language professor. Certified educational specialist Harvard Graduate School Education, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1974. Board member Sister Cities of Volusia County, Daytona Beach, 1998—2008; peace corps volunteer United States State Department, San Jose, Philippines, 1965—1968; Member of League of Women Voters, Volusia County.

Background

West, Carolyn Christensen was born on July 2, 1943 in Carlsbad, New Mexico, United States. Daughter of Christensen T. Ernst and Martha Eleanor Howard.

Education

Bachelor in English, Florida State University, Tallahassee, 1965. Master of Arts in English, University North Carolina, Chapel Hill, 1970.

Career

Learning laboratory manager and English professor Central Virginia Community College, Lynchburg, 1970—1978. Senior professor English Daytona State College, Florida, since 1978.

Achievements

  • Certified educational specialist Harvard Graduate School Education, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1974.

Membership

Board member Sister Cities of Volusia County, Daytona Beach, 1998—2008. Peace corps volunteer United States State Department, San Jose, Philippines, 1965—1968. Member of League of Women Voters, Volusia County.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Sailing, writing, photography.

Connections

Married Eric R. West, January 10, 1981. 1 child Randal Kristian.

father:
Christensen T. Ernst

mother:
Martha Eleanor Howard

spouse:
Eric R. West

child:
Randal Kristian West