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English language educator

Elza Cheryl Tiner, American English language educator. Recipient T.A. Abbott award, 1995, John Mills Turner Distinguished Humanities Chair, 1995-1998; American Association of University Professors research grantee, 1988-1989; Mednick Memorial fellow, Virginia Foundation Indiana Colleges, 1990, 95.


Tiner, Elza Cheryl was born on January 27, 1952 in Champaign, Illinois, United States.


Bachelor with honours in English, Seton Hall University. Orange, New Jersey, 1979. Master of Arts, University Toronto, Ontario, Canada, 1980.

MSL, Pontifical Institute Mediaeval Stu, Toronto, 1985. Doctor of Philosophy, University Toronto, 1987.


Senior editorial assistant, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, New York City, 1969-1973; accounting clerk, Devenco, Inc., New York City, 1973-1979; research assistant Records of Early English Drama project, U. Toronto, 1981-1987; tutor writing laboratory, Scarborough College U. Toronto, 1986-1987; assistant professor, New York Institute Technology, Old Westbury, New York, 1987-1989; assistant Professor of English, Lynchburg (Virginia) College, 1989-1993; associate professor, Lynchburg (Virginia) College, since 1993; director writing center, Lynchburg (Virginia) College, since 1989. Visiting lecturer expository writing Harvard University, spring 1993. Visiting fellow Pontifical Institute Medieval Studies, Toronto, 1995-1996.

Senior fellow Center for Research in Early Theatre, U. Toronto, summer 1995.


Member Modern Language Association, American Association of University Women, National Council Teachers English, Virginia College Learning Association, Writing Program Adminstrs., Medieval and Renaissance Drama Society, International Society for History of Rhetoric, Canada Society for History of Rhetoric, Discourse Analysis Research Group.


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