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English language educator

Evelyn Madeline Avery, American English language educator. Recipient summer stipend National Endowment of the Humanities, 1980. Member National Association Scholars (steering committee, board trustees since 1987), Association for Jewish Studies, Northeast Modern Language Association (executive board 1992-1995), Bernard Malamud Society (coordinator since 1992).

Background

Avery, Evelyn Madeline was born on January 18, 1940 in Brooklyn. Daughter of Jack Gross and Faye Pittelman.

Education

Bachelor, Brooklyn College, 1961. Master of Arts in English, University Oregon, 1968. Doctor of Philosophy in English, University Oregon, 1976.

Career

Instructor English, Aga Khan Secondary School, Kampala, Uganda, 1961-1963;instructor English, Lane Community College, Eugene, Oregon, 1969-1972;instructor English, Towson (Maryland.) State University, 1974;Professor of English, Towson (Maryland.) State University, since 1976.

Membership

Member National Association Scholars (steering committee, board trustees since 1987), Association for Jewish Studies, Northeast Modern Language Association (executive board 1992-1995), Bernard Malamud Society (coordinator since 1992).

Connections

Married Sheldon B. Avery, December 5, 1936. Children: Peter, Daniel.

father:
Jack Gross

mother:
Faye Pittelman

spouse:
Sheldon B. Avery

children:
Peter Avery

Daniel Avery