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nun , English educator

Christian Koontz, American English educator, nun. Joined Sisters of Mercy, Roman Catholic Church, 1958. Research grantee American Association Colleges for Teacher Education, 1972. Trustee Mount Aloysius Junior College, 1970-1975, executive council; Member College Conference Composition and Communication, National Council Teachers English, Modern Language Association, American Association of University Professors.

Background

Koontz, Christian was born on June 22, 1930 in Juniata, Pennsylvania, United States. Daughter of Elmer Guy and Loretta Bridget (Gray) Koontz.

Education

Associate of Arts, Mount Aloysius Junior College, Cresson, Pennsylvania. Bachelor in English, Mercyhurst College, Erie, Pennsylvania, 1963. Master of Arts in English, Catholic University, 1967.

Doctor of Philosophy in English, Catholic University, 1971.

Career

Instructor in physical education, Mount Aloysius Junior College and Academy, 1954-1958; instructor in English, French, Mathematics various schools, 1958-1965; teaching fellow in English, Catholic U. American, 1965-1970; associate Professor of English, Mercyhurst College, 1970-1974; director tutorial services, adjunct Professor of English, Gannon U., Erie, Pennsylvania, 1975-1979; associate Professor of English, Mercy College Detroit, 1980-1987; professor, Mercy College Detroit, since 1987; Professor of English, U. Detroit Mercy (merger of Mercy College and University Detroit), since 1991. Lecturer in field.

Achievements

  • Joined Sisters of Mercy, Roman Catholic Church, 1958.

Works

Membership

Trustee Mount Aloysius Junior College, 1970-1975, executive council. Member College Conference Composition and Communication, National Council Teachers English, Modern Language Association, American Association of University Professors.

Connections

father:
Elmer Guy Koontz

mother:
Loretta Bridget (Gray) Koontz