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English language educator

Elizabeth Anne Hull, American English language educator. Recipient Northwestern University Alumni award for Merit, 1995, Thomas Clareson award Science Fictin Research Association, 1998, Excellence award National Institute for Staff and Organizational Development, 1998.


Hull, Elizabeth Anne was born on January 10, 1937 in Upper Darby, Pennsylvania, United States. Daughter of Frederick Bossart and Elizabeth (Schmik) Hull.


Student, Illinois State University, 1954-1955; Associate of Arts, Wilbur Wright Junior College, Chicago, 1965; Bachelor in Philosophy, Northwestern University, 1968; Master of Arts, Loyola University, Chicago, 1970; Doctor of Philosophy, Loyola University, Chicago, 1975.


Teaching assistant Loyola University, Chicago, 1968-1971. Professor English, coordinator honors program William Rainey Harper College, Palatine, 1971-2001. Retired, 2001; theater critic Lerner Newspapers/Pioneer Press, Lincolnwood, Illinois, 2004—2005.

Judge national writing competition National Council Teachers of English, 1975-2004, John W. Campbell award, since 1986.


  • In 1993, Hull was regional judge for the National Council of Teachers of English Achievement Awards in Writing. SFRA awarded her the Thomas D. Clareson Award for Distinguished Service in 1997, and she has been a member of the panel for the John W. Campbell Memorial Award for best SF novel since 1986.


  • Other Work

    • Co-editor: (with F. Pohl) Tales from the Planet Earth. Contributor articles to professional journals.


President Lexington Green Condominium Association, Schaumburg, Illinois, 1982-1984. Board directors Hunting Ridge Homeowner's Association, Palatine, 1984-1986. Democratic candidate for United States House of Representatives for 8th Congressional District Illinois, 1996.

Board directors Northwest Community Hospital Auxiliary, 2001-2003. Member steering committee Constituency on Volumes Illinois Hospital Association, 2001-2003. President Honors Council-Illinois Region, 1992-1993.

Member Modern Language Association, Midwest Modern Language Association, Popular Culture Association, Science Fiction Research Association (editor 1981-1984, secretary 1987-1988, president 1989-1990), Illinois College English Association (president 1975-1977), World Science Fiction Association (North America secretary 1978-1991), Palatine Area League of Women Voters (board directors 1991—2007, vice president 1995-1996, president 1998-2000), American Association for Women in Community College (vice president communications, board directors Harper College chapter 1993-1996), Cook City Circuit Court Family Violence (council since 2004).


Married Dean Carlyle Beery, February 5, 1955 (divorced 1962). Children: Catherine Doria Beery Pizarro, Barbara Phyllis Beery Wintczak. Married Frederik Pohl, July 1984.

Frederick Bossart Hull

Elizabeth (Schmik) Hull

Dean Carlyle Beery

Frederik Pohl

Barbara Phyllis Beery Wintczak Hull

Catherine Doria Beery Pizarro Hull