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English language , journalism educator

Deborah Williams Dunsford, American English language, journalism educator. Recipient Brazos Bravo award International Association Business Communicators, Bryan, 1986, Future Farmers American awards, Kansas, 1974-1975.

Background

Dunsford, Deborah Williams was born on December 17, 1956 in Sedalia, Missouri, United States. Daughter of Clyde Marion and Oleta Jean (Hoard) Williams.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Agricultural, Kansas State University, 1979. Master of Arts in English, Texas Agricultural and Mechanical University, 1987. Doctor of Philosophy, Texas Agricultural and Mechanical University, 1993.

Career

Assistant editor, reporter Ag Press Publication, Manhattan, Kansas, 1978-1980. Editorial assistant High Plains Journal, Dodge City, 1980-1982. Administrative clerk, customer service representative General Tele.

Company the Southwest, Bryan, Texas, 1982-1985. Assistant editor Texas Real Estate Research Center, College Station, 1985-1986. Instructor English, journalism Texas Agricultural and Mechanical University, 1987-1991.

Lecturer English, journalism Old Dominion University, Norfolk, Virginia, 1991. Lecturer English, study skills Mount St. Clair College, Clinton, Iowa, 1992-1993. Assistant editor, extension North Carolina State University, Raleigh, 1993-1994.

Assistant professor agricultural journalism Texas Agricultural and Mechanical University, College Station, since 1994. Instructor Wake Technology Community College, Raleigh, 1993, Central Carolina Community College, Sanford, North Carolina, 1993, Clinton (Iowa) Community College, 1992-1993, Blinn Community College, College Station, 1989-1990. Technical writer Computer Data Systems, Inc., Norfolk, Virginia, 1991.

Communications specialist, extension Texas Agricultural and Mechanical University, College Station, summers, 1986-1991, graduate teaching assistant, 1987, 89-90. Freelance writer Fayetteville (North Carolina) Observer-Times, 1993, Raleigh News & Observer, 1993.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to local newspapers.

Membership

Vice-chair Clinton County Democratic Party, 1993. Volunteer campaign worker Brazos County, 1988. Secretary-treasurer International Association Business Communicators, 1986-1987, Brazos bravo committee 1987-1988.

Texas Agricultural and Mechanical Conference on language and literature committee English Graduate Students Association, 1989-1990. Director Bryan-College Station Junior Chamber of Commerce, 1985-1986. Member Modern Language Association, National Council Teachers English, Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communications, Association for Advanced Composition, Eighteenth Century Society, Gold Key National Honor Society.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: hiking, camping, opera, classical music, cooking.

Connections

Married Bart Roberts Dunsford, May 24, 1980.

father:
Clyde Marion Williams

mother:
Oleta Jean (Hoard) Williams

spouse:
Bart Roberts Dunsford