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English language educator

Cecelia Tichi, American English language educator. Research grantee Science Technology Society, National Endowment for Humanities, 1986, summer seminar for college teachers grantee National Endowment for Humanities, 1996. Member Modern Language Association, American Studies Association (president 1992-1993).

Background

Tichi, Cecelia was born on April 10, 1942 in Pittsburgh. Daughter of James Francis Halbert and Mary Louise (Doherty) Tashman.

Education

Bachelor, Pennsylvania State University, 1964; Master of Arts, Johns Hopkins University, 1965; Doctor of Philosophy, University of California, Davis, 1968.

Career

Assistant professor, English, Boston University, 1968-1975; associate professor, Boston University, 1975-1982; professor, Boston University, 1982-1987; professor, English, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, 1987-1990; William R. Kenan Junior professor, English, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, since 1991. Consultant National Center Humanities, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, since 1992.

Membership

Member Modern Language Association, American Studies Association (president 1992-1993).

Connections

Married William John Tichi, September 8, 1967. Children: Claire, Julia.

father:
James Francis Halbert Tashman

mother:
Mary Louise (Doherty) Tashman

spouse:
William John Tichi

children:
Claire Tichi

Julia Tichi