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educator , Literary scholar , physicist

Grace Rosalie Hall, American Physicist, educator, literary scholar. Avocations: children's literature, recycling, grandparenting, snorkeling. E-mail: grwhall@aol.com. F C. Faculty scholar Eastern Nazarene College, 1943-1945; recipient Library. Family of Year award City of Quincy, 1960; named to Rhode Island Honor Society.


Hall, Grace Rosalie was born on July 15, 1921 in Meriden, Connecticut, United States. Daughter of George John and Grace Cleora (Gleason) White.


Special student, Pembroke College, 1940-1941; Bachelor of Science in Chemistry, Eastern Nazarene College, 1946; Master of Arts in Physics, Boston University, 1946; postgraduate, Boston University, 1946-1953; Master of Arts in English, Simmons College, 1975.


Bookkeeper, Cherry & Webb Company, Providence, 1939-1942; secretary to registrar, Eastern Nazarene College, Quincy, Massachusetts, 1942-1944; instructor physics, chemistry, Eastern Nazarene College, Quincy, Massachusetts, 1945-1946; teaching fellow physics, Boston University, 1946-1949; instructor physics laboratory, Northeastern U., Boston, 1956-1957; instructor physics, Simmons College, Boston, 1949; assistant professor physics, Eastern Nazarene College, Quincy, 1957-1961; assistant professor of chemistry, Eastern Nazarene College, Quincy, 1969; assistant professor physical science, Eastern Nazarene College, Quincy, 1974. Instructor Shakespeare Barrington (Rhode Island) College, 1984. Teacher Westwood (Massachusetts) Seminary, 1975.

Church school director 1st Parish, Westwood, 1977-1981. Chair seminary U. Louisville, 1988.


  • Avocations: children's literature, recycling, grandparenting, snorkeling. E-mail: grwhall@aol.com. F C.


  • Other Work

    • Author: The Tempest as Mystery Play: Uncovering Religious Sources of Shakespeare's Most Spiritual Work, 1999. Contributing author: Webs and Wardrobes, 1987, Reconciliation in Selected Shakespeare Dramas, 2008. Contributor articles to professional journals.


Board directors South County Norfolk Association for Retarded Citizens, 1978—1979. Judge High School of Science Fairs, North Quincy, Massachusetts, 1960—1964, 1969—1976, Regional Science Fairs, Bridgewater, Massachusetts, 1960—1962. Chair City-Wide Bookfair, Quincy, 1962.

Board directors Westwood Interfaith Council, 1985—1989. President Church Women United, 1959. Member of Modern Language Association (session participant 1978, 1984), Shakespeare Institute (speaker 1999), Christianity and Literature Association (conference participant 1984, 1989-1990, 1995, 2003), Shakespeare Association American (seminar participant 1988-1996, 2000-2001), Mythopoetic Society (conference participant 2001), New England History Genealogical Society, Massachusetts Institute of Technology Women's League (editor activities guide and newsletter 1989—2001, advisory group 1999—2001), International Society Poets, Clarendon Society, Munro Society, Phi Delta Lambda.


  • Other Interests

    Children's literature, recycling, snorkeling, cooking, crocheting.


Married Eldon Conrad Hall, July 2, 1948. Children: Brent Channing, Pamela Rosalie, Craig Gleason, Gordon Timothy.

George John White

Grace Cleora (Gleason) White

Eldon Conrad Hall

Gordon Timothy Hall

Craig Gleason Hall

Pamela Rosalie Hall

Brent Channing Hall