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poet , English language educator

Cynthia Ann Davidson, American language educator, writer. Talent scholar in creative writing Northeastern University, 1979-1981; Presidential grantee for innovative teaching, 1999-2000. Member of National Council For Teacher Education, Modern Language Association, Associated Writing Programs.


Davidson, Cynthia Ann was born on June 13, 1960 in San Diego, California, United States. Daughter of Donald Alan and Rosemary Lorraine (Drehobl) Poe.


Bachelor in English, Northeastern Illinois University, 1983. Master of Arts in Literature, Northeastern Illinois University, 1989. Doctor of Philosophy in English, University Illinois, Chicago, 1997.

DMAC in Digital Media Composition, Ohio State University, 2006. Graduate in Writing & Khetoric, Stony Brook University.


Library. technical assistant Northeastern Illinois University, Chicago, 1983-1987, university teaching assistant, 1987-1989. Adjunct English faculty Triton College, River Forest, 1989-1990. College preparatory instructor Harold Washington College, Chicago, 1990-1991.

University teaching assistant University Illinois, 1991-1997, lecturer English, 1997-1998. Lecturer writing program Stony Brook University, since 1998. Electronic classroom coordinator of writing program State University of New York, since 2001.

Member young scholars' committee Illinois Humanities Council, Chicago, 1994. Participant poetry readings Café Voltaire Emerging Artists Project, Chicago, 1995, Caffé Trevi for Voices of Italian American, Chicago, 1995, presenter State University of New York Council Writing, 2003, 06, 08, Conference Instructional Computing, 2004, Conference College Composition and Communications, 2007, 08. Faculty senate Stony Brook University, since 2004, secretary arts and science, 2004-2006, vice president arts, 2006-2007, president, 2007-2008.


Member of National Council For Teacher Education, Modern Language Association, Associated Writing Programs.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: walking, the Internet, cats.


Married Michael HanleyDavidson, March 9, 1984 (divorced 1992).

Donald Alan Poe

Rosemary Lorraine (Drehobl) Poe

Michael HanleyDavidson