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English educator

James P. Phelan, American English educator. Grantee National Endowment of the Humanities, 1991. Member Modern Language Association (delegate 1984-1986), American Association of University Professors (executive committee 1984-1986, 90-91), Midwest Modern Language Association, Society Study Narrative Literature (executive council 1986-1989, president 1989-1990).

Background

Phelan, James P. was born on January 25, 1951 in Flushing, New York, United States. Son of James Joseph and Margaret Clare (O'Connell) Phelan.

Education

Bachelor, Boston College, 1972; Master of Arts, University of Chicago, 1973; Doctor of Philosophy, University of Chicago, 1977.

Career

Instructor, The Art Institute of Chicago Chicago, 1975-1977; assistant professor department English, Ohio State University, Columbus, 1977-1983; associate professor, Ohio State University, Columbus, 1983-1989; Professor of English, Ohio State University, Columbus, since 1989.

Membership

Member Modern Language Association (delegate 1984-1986), American Association of University Professors (executive committee 1984-1986, 90-91), Midwest Modern Language Association, Society Study Narrative Literature (executive council 1986-1989, president 1989-1990).

Connections

Married Elizabeth Grace Menaghan, June 10, 1972. Children: Cathleen, Michael.

father:
James Joseph Phelan

mother:
Margaret Clare (O'Connell) Phelan

spouse:
Elizabeth Grace Menaghan

child:
Michael Phelan

child:
Cathleen Phelan