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English and comparative literature educator

David Adams Leeming, American English and comparative literature educator. Fellowship American Council of Learned Societies, 1975-1976, Camargo Foundation, 1983, National Endowment for the Humanities, 1989, Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, 1990. Member American Association of University Professors, Modern Language Association, C.G. Jung Foundation, Schomburg Society for the Preservation of Black Culture, Henry James Society.

Background

Leeming, David Adams was born on February 26, 1937 in Peekskill, New York, United States. Son of Frank Clifford and Margaret Adams (Reeder) Leeming.

Education

Bachelor, Princeton (New Jersey) University, 1958. Master of Arts, New York University, 1964. Doctor of Philosophy, New York University, 1970.

Career

Instructor, Robert Academy, Istanbul, Turkey, 1958-1961;English department head, Robert College Lycee, Istanbul, Turkey, 1961-1963, 66-69;lecturer, U. Connecticut, Storrs, 1969-1970;assistant professor, U. Connecticut, Storrs, 1970-1976;associate professor, U. Connecticut, Storrs, 1976-1991;professor, U. Connecticut, Storrs, since 1991. Secretary, assistant to James Baldwin, New York City, Istanbul, 1963-1967.

Works

Membership

Member American Association of University Professors, Modern Language Association, C.G. Jung Foundation, Schomburg Society for the Preservation of Black Culture, Henry James Society.

Connections

Married Pamela Elaine Fraser, July 1, 1967. Children: Margaret, Juliet, Paul.

father:
Frank Clifford Leeming

mother:
Margaret Adams (Reeder) Leeming

spouse:
Pamela Elaine Fraser

children:
Margaret Leeming

Juliet Leeming

Paul Leeming