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language educator

Gail Patricia Mandell, American language educator. Lilly Endowment fellow, 1987-1988, grantee, 1984, 91; recipient Maria Pieta award for teaching St. Mary's College, 1982, Spes Unica award for service, 1991. Member Modern Language Association.

Background

Mandell, Gail Patricia was born on April 15, 1940 in St. Louis. Daughter of Howard David Porter and Genevieve Catherine (Foley) Henneman.

Education

Bachelor, Maryville College, St. Louis, 1962. Master of Arts, University Michigan, 1965. Doctor of Philosophy, University Notre Dame, 1980.

Career

Teacher Austin High School, Stann Creek, Honduras, 1962—1963, Villa Duchesne Academy, St. Louis, 1967—1969. Tenant manager King-Bison Company, Boston, 1969—1970. Teacher Indiana University, South Bend, Indiana, 1970—1972.

Assistant dean St. Mary's College, Notre Dame, 1972—1978, professor humanities, 1978—2005, Schlesinger endowed chair in humanities, since 2005.

Works

Membership

Member Modern Language Association.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: running, piano, gardening, music, reading.

Connections

Married Patrick Anthony Lucas, January 23, 1964 (deceased 1968). Married Daniel Neil Mandell, October 17, 1970.

father:
Howard David Porter Henneman

mother:
Genevieve Catherine (Foley) Henneman

spouses:
Patrick Anthony Lucas

Daniel Neil Mandell