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foreign languages and literatures educator

Dorothy Jean Kelly, American foreign languages and literatures educator. Smith College scholar, 1973-1974, 74; Yale University fellow; grantee Whiting Foundation, 1982-1983, Humanities Foundation, 1983-1984; Humanities Society junior fellow, 1984-1985, senior fellow, 1991-1992.

Background

Kelly, Dorothy Jean was born on August 27, 1952 in Akron, Ohio, United States. Daughter of Samuel Carroll and Janet Alden (McConachie) Kelly.

Education

Bachelor magna cum laude, Smith College, 1974;Master of Arts, Yale University, 1975;Doctor of Philosophy in French Literature, Yale University, 1980.

Career

Teaching assistant, Smith College, 1973;acting instructor, Yale University Summer Language Institute, 1977-1978;lecturer, visiting assistant professor modern language department, Boston University, 1980-1981;assistant professor, Boston University, 1981-1990;associate professor, Boston University, since 1990;director women's studies program, Boston University, since 1990.

Connections

Married Paul Richard Blanchard, August 2, 1979. Children: Eric Kelly Blanchard, Elizabeth Kelly Blanchard.

father:
Samuel Carroll Kelly

mother:
Janet Alden (McConachie) Kelly

spouse:
Paul Richard Blanchard

children:
Eric Kelly Blanchard Kelly

Elizabeth Kelly Blanchard Kelly