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Literature educator

Gail Orgelfinger, American literature educator. Named Honours College Teacher of Year, University Maryland, Baltimore County, 1999; grantee, National Endowment of the Humanities, 1985, University Maryland, 2001-2004. Member of International Joan of Arc Society (founding member), Phi Beta Kappa.


Orgelfinger, Gail was born on December 18, 1951 in New York, United States. Daughter of Louis and Caroline Mary Orgelfinger.


Bachelor with honours in English, George Washington University, District of Columbia, 1972. Master of Arts in English, University Chicago, 1973. Doctor of Philosophy in English, University Chicago, 1978.


Tutor Development Education Center Anne Arundel Community College, 1980—1981, lecturer English, 1980—1981. Instructor English University Maryland, College Park, Maryland, 1981—1994. Instructor English to senior lecturer University Maryland Baltimore County, since 1995.

Assistant professor English United States Navy Academy, 1985—1986. Editorial consultant Office Vice Chancellor Academy Affairs University Maryland Systems Administration, 1989—1990, staff writer Office V.P. Academic Affairs and Provost, 1987—1990. Assistant to vice president academic affairs University Maryland, 1990—1994.

Policy analyst assistant Maryland Higher Education Commission, 1992. Assistant to vice president academic affairs and student affairs Anne Arundel Community College, 1998. Lecturer in field.


  • Other Work

    • Contributor chapters to books, articles to professional journals.


Member of International Joan of Arc Society (founding member), Phi Beta Kappa.


Married Charles C. Hanna, June 26, 1976.

Louis Orgelfinger

Caroline Mary Orgelfinger

Charles C. Hanna