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English educator

Darlene Johnson Gravett, American English educator. Recipient Chapman award for Outstanding Faculty, North Greenville College, Tigerville, 1989; National Endowment of the Humanities Summer Seminar grantee, Yale, New Haven, Connecticut, 1982.

Background

Gravett, Darlene Johnson was born on August 19, 1937 in Roanoke, Virginia, United States. Daughter of Arthur Whitfield and Nadine Mae (Smith) Johnson.

Education

Bachelor in English, Eastern Kentucky University, 1959. Master of Education, University Miami, 1966. Doctor of Philosophy in English Literature, University Southern Mississippi, 1979.

Career

Lecturer in English, U. Maryland., Worms and Kaiserslautern, Germany, 1974-1975;Professor of English, North Greenville College, Tigerville, South Carolina., 1979-1989;chair Division of Humanities, North Greenville College, Tigerville, South Carolina., 1982-1989;professor of English, Gardner-Webb U., Boiling Springs, North Carolina, since 1989;dean Graduate School Edition and Counseling, Gardner-Webb U., Boiling Springs, North Carolina, since 1991. Co-leader Great Books Discussions/Great Books Foundation, Greenville, South Carolina., since 1983. Scholar Let's Talk About It, South Carolina. and North Carolina Humanities Foundation, Greenville, Shelby, since 1984.

Reviewer of articles Teaching English in the Two-Year College, since 1989.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: (book) A Critical Edition of Abraham Cowley's Cutter of Coleman Street, 1987.

Membership

Co-teacher, adult class Shelby Presbyterian Church, since 1994. Member Friends of Cleveland County Memorial Library., Shelby, since 1990. Chair 100 Great Books Committee, Gardner-Webb U., 1997-1998.

Member S.E. Renaissance Conference, National Council Teachers of English, Conference on College Composition and Communications, Sigma Tau Delta.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: reading, travel, working out, playing bridge.

Connections

Married Ray Alexander Gravett, December 29, 1958. 1 child, Leslie.

father:
Arthur Whitfield Johnson

mother:
Nadine Mae (Smith) Johnson

spouse:
Ray Alexander Gravett

child:
Leslie Gravett