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French language educator

Elaine Marks, French language educator. Decorated officier Ordre Palmes Académiques (France), 1994; recipient Distinguished Alumni award New York University Graduate School Arts and Science Alumni Association, 1994; Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation University House Professorship, 1988; Fulbright fellow, France, 1956-1957, Guggenheim fellow, 1992.

Background

Marks, Elaine was born on November 13, 1930 in New York City. Daughter of Harry and Ruth (Elin) Marks.

Education

Bachelor, Bryn Mawr College, 1952;Master of Arts, University of Pennsylvania, 1953;Doctor of Philosophy, New York University, 1958.

Career

Assistant professor French, New York University, New York City, 1958-1960;associate professor, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, 1963-1965;professor, University of Wisconsin, Madison, 1967-1968;professor French, Italian and women's studies, University of Wisconsin, Madison, since 1980;professor French, U. Massachusetts, Amherst, 1965-1966. Director Women's Studies Research Center, 1977-1985.

Works

Membership

Member Modern Language Association (president 1993), Midwest Modern Language Association, American Association Teachers French, National Women's Studies Association.

Connections

father:
Harry Marks

mother:
Ruth (Elin) Marks