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Elizabeth Stanfield-Maddox, American language educator, writer, translator, library advocate. Fellow, American Association of University Women, 1964-1965.

Background

Stanfield-Maddox, Elizabeth was born on August 9, 1930 in Jacksonville, Florida, United States. Daughter of Thomas William and Mattie Olene (Padgett) Poplin.

Education

Bachelor in English magna cum laude, University North Carolina, Greensboro, 1952. Master of Arts, Emory University, 1966.

Career

Teacher foreign languages Atlanta City Schools, 1952—1957, Fulton County High School, 1963—1965. Instructor Spanish Georgia State University, 1968—1978, assistant professor, 1978—1995, assistant professor emerita, since 1995. Lecturer Learning Resources Center, 1975—1995, Speakers Bureau, 1979—1995, Elderhostel, 1990—1993, southern culture and living, 1992—1995.

Consultant International Business Council Institute International Consultant Directory, 1984. College supervisor student teachers Georgia State Department Education. Advisory council International Quarterly.

Membership

Founder New Hanover County Library. Foundation, North Carolina, 2006. Donor Friends of New Hanover County Public Library., 2006.

Member advisory board New Hanover County Public Library., 2002—2008, centennial committee, 2006, president, 2007—2008. Member of SAMLA, Daughters of the American Revolution, American Association of University Professors, American Association of University Women, Carteret Writers Association, Southern Association Women Historians, North Carolina Library. Association, American Literature Translators Association (conference coordinator 1993, secretary-treasurer 1994), Atlanta Association Interpreters and Translators (board director 1985-1995, chair accreditations 1986-1995), 19th Century Studies Association, American Association Teachers Spanish and Portuguese (president Georgia chapter 1979-1981), Smithsonian, National Trust History Preservation, United Daughters Confederacy, Phi Sigma Iota, Sigma Delta Pi, Omicron Delta Kappa, Phi Beta Kappa.

Connections

Married William Thomas Stanfield, June 30, 1956. Children: C. Freeman, William Thomas III. Married Houston Noble Maddox, June 26, 2004.

father:
Thomas William Poplin

mother:
Mattie Olene (Padgett) Poplin

spouses:
William Thomas Stanfield

Houston Noble Maddox

children:
C. Freeman Stanfield-Maddox

William Thomas III Stanfield-Maddox