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writer , English literature and art educator

George Paul Landow, American English literature and art educator, writer ( hum: library study, Educated)English literature and art educator, author. Member superintendent's guidance council on gifted education Providence School, 1980-1985, 87-90, vice president, 1982-1984, president, 1984-1985; Member Tennyson Society, Ruskin Association, Brown U. Faculty; Club, Phi Beta Kappa.

Background

Landow, George Paul was born on August 25, 1940 in White Plains, New York, United States. Son of Herman Irving and Lilian (Driver) Landow.

Education

AB, Princeton University, 1961. Master of Arts, 1963. Doctor of Philosophy, 1966.

Master of Arts, Brandeis University, 1962. Master of Arts (honorary), Brown University, 1972.

Career

Instructor to assistant professor English Columbia University, New York City, 1965—1971. Associate professor Brown University, Providence, 1971—1977, professor, 1978—1983, professor English and art, since 1984. Visiting associate professor English University Chicago, 1970—1971.

Guest curator Museum Art, Rhode Island School Design, Providence, 1975—1979. Co-director National Endowment of the Humanities Summer Institute, Yale University, 1988. Consultant Bank St. College Education, 1988—1990.

Faculty fellow Institute for Research in Information & Scholarship, Brown University, 1990—1993. British Academy visiting professor University Lancaster, 1994. Referee departments English, history and art history at various universities.

Associate editor Journal of Computing in Higher Education. Consultant editor UMI Press, Ann Arbor, Michigan, 1985—1988.

Works

Membership

Superintendent's guidance council on gifted education Providence School, 1980—1985, 1987—1990, vice president, 1982—1984, president, 1984—1985, National Fulbright selection committee for United Kingdom, 1989—1991, Graduate Record Examination, Literature in English Committee, 1990—1995. Member of Ruskin Association, Tennyson Society, Review Club, Brown University Faculty Club (board managers since 1985, president 1988-1989), Athenaeum Club, Phi Beta Kappa.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Model building, weightlifting.

Connections

Married Ruth Beverly Macktez, May 22, 1966. Children: Shoshana Macktez, Noah M., Serena.

father:
Herman Irving Landow

mother:
Lilian (Driver) Landow

spouse:
Ruth Beverly Macktez

children:
Shoshana Macktez Landow

Noah M. Landow

Serena Landow