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English literature educator

Gerald Monsman, American English literature educator. Recipient The Blackwood Prize, Blackwood's Magazine, Edinburgh, Scotland, 1967, 69; John Simon Guggenheim Memorial fellow, New York City, 1982-1983. Member Modern Language Association, Pater Society, Wordsworth-Coleridge Association.

Background

Monsman, Gerald was born on March 3, 1940 in Baltimore. Son of Gerald and Diana (DeKryger) Monsman.

Education

Bachelor, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, 1961. Master of Arts, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, 1963. Doctor of Philosophy, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, 1965.

Career

Graduate instructor, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, 1962-1965; assistant professor, Duke U., Durham, North Carolina, 1965-1970; associate professor, Duke U., Durham, North Carolina, 1970-1981; professor, Duke U., Durham, North Carolina, 1981-1986; professor, head Department, University Arizona, Tucson, 1986-1990; Professor of English literature, U. Arizona, Tucson, since 1990.

Membership

Member Modern Language Association, Pater Society, Wordsworth-Coleridge Association.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: travel, conversation, hiking.

Connections

Married Nancy Weaver, March 25, 1972. Children: Claire Diana, Cecily Grey, Christina Wood.

father:
Gerald Monsman

mother:
Diana (DeKryger) Monsman

spouse:
Nancy Weaver

children:
Christina Wood Monsman

Claire Diana Monsman

Cecily Grey Monsman