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language educator

Jack Clifford Stillinger, American language educator. National Woodrow Wilson fellow, Northwestern University, 1954, Guggenheim fellow, 1964-1965. Fellow American Association for the Advancement of Science; member Modern Language Association, Keats-Shelley Association American (board directors, editorial board Journal, Distinguished Scholar award 1986), Byron Society, Phi Beta Kappa.

Background

Stillinger, Jack Clifford was born on February 16, 1931 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of Clifford Benjamin and Ruth Evangeline (Hertzler) Stillinger.

Education

Bachelor, University Texas, 1953. Master of Arts, Northwestern University, 1954. Doctor of Philosophy, Harvard University, 1958.

Career

Teaching fellow in English Harvard University, 1955-1958. Assistant professor University Illinois, Urbana, 1958-1961, associate professor, 1961-1964, professor English, since 1964. Permanent member Center for Advanced Study, since 1970.

Works

Membership

Fellow American Association for the Advancement of Science. Member Modern Language Association, Keats-Shelley Association American (board directors, editorial board Journal, Distinguished Scholar award 1986), Byron Society, Phi Beta Kappa.

Connections

Married Shirley Louise Van Wormer, August 30, 1952. Children: Thomas Clifford, Robert William, Susan, Mary. Married Nina Zippin Baym, May 21, 1971.

father:
Clifford Benjamin Stillinger

mother:
Ruth Evangeline (Hertzler) Stillinger

spouses:
Shirley Louise Van Wormer

Nina Zippin Baym

children:
Thomas Clifford Stillinger

Robert William Stillinger

Susan Stillinger

Mary Stillinger