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Erin Margaret McKean

editor , writer

Erin Margaret McKean, American editor, writer. Member of Euralex, Society of Midwest Authors, American Name Society, American Dialect Society, Dictionary Society of North America (board member 2001-2003).

Background

McKean, Erin Margaret was born on August 12, 1971 in Charlotte, North Carolina, United States. Daughter of Thomas Albert and Devon Craig McKean.

Education

AB/AM, University Chicago, 1993.

Career

Editor VERBATIM: The Language Quarterly, Chicago, since 1997. Editorial manager Thorndike-Barnhart dictionaries ScottForesman, Glenview, 1998—2000. Editor in chief United States dictionaries Oxford University Press, New York City, since 2004.

Works

  • Author: (dictionary) Weird and Wonderful Words, More Weird and Wonderful Words. Editor: (magazine collection) VERBATIM.

Membership

Member of Euralex, Society of Midwest Authors, American Name Society, American Dialect Society, Dictionary Society of North America (board member 2001-2003).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Sewing from vintage patterns.

Connections

Married Joseph Patrick Gerharz, July 4, 1993. 1 child Henry Ludwig McKean Gerharz.

father:
Thomas Albert

mother:
Devon Craig McKean

spouse:
Joseph Patrick Gerharz

child:
Henry Ludwig McKean Gerharz McKean