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English educator

James Glynn Basker, American English educator. Rhodes scholar, 1976; Modern Language Association/American Antiquarian Society fellow, 1990; Clark Fund grantee, 1985-1986. Executive committee American Friends of Christ Church, Oxford, since 1983. Member Modern Language Association, American Society for Eighteenth Century Studies, British Society for Eighteenth Century Studies, The Johnsonians, American Association Rhodes Scholars.

Background

Basker, James Glynn was born on August 28, 1952 in San Francisco, California, United States. Son of James Wenzel and Anne Marlo (Glynn) Basker.

Education

Bachelor, Harvard University, 1974. Bachelor/Master of Arts, Cambridge University, England, 1976. Doctor of Philosophy, Oxford University, England, 1983.

Career

Lecturer and senior tutor (assistant dean), Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1982-1984;assistant professor and senior tutor (assistant dean), Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1984-1987;associate Professor of English, Barnard College, New York City, since 1987. Director Enrichment at Oxford, summers 1985-1989. Director, president Oxbridge Academy Programs, New York City, since 1989.

Co-president Stanford/Harvard Alumni Association Seminar in Oxford, 1990. Consultant in field.

Membership

Executive committee American Friends of Christ Church, Oxford, since 1983. Member Modern Language Association, American Society for Eighteenth Century Studies, British Society for Eighteenth Century Studies, The Johnsonians, American Association Rhodes Scholars.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: rare books, travel, international education.

Connections

father:
James Wenzel Basker

mother:
Anne Marlo (Glynn) Basker