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English language educator

Jean Fagan Yellin, American English language educator. Fellow National Endowment of the Humanities, 1974-1975, 86—, 87, 95-96, American Association of University Women, 1967-1968, 81-82, Smithsonian Institution, 1978-1979, W.E.B. DuBois Institute, Harvard University, 1993-1995, Schonburg Center, 1989-1990, National Humanities Institute, Yale University, 1976-1977.

Background

Yellin, Jean Fagan was born on September 19, 1930 in Lansing, Michigan, United States. '. Peter and Sarah (Robinson) Fagan. Married Edward L. Yellin.

Children: Peter, Lisa Mitchell-Yellin, Michael.

Education

Bachelor, Roosevelt University, 1951. Master of Arts, University Illinois, 1963. Doctor of Philosophy, University Illinois, 1969.

Career

From assistant professor to distinguished professor emeritus Pace University, New York City, since 1969. Visiting professor Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1994-1995. Review panelist National Endowment of the Humanities, 1989, 90.

Advisory board Afro-American Novel Project, since 1987, Black Periodical Literature Project, since 1982.

Works

Membership

Member Modern Language Association, American Studies Association, Collegium for African-American Studies, Society for the Study of Multi-Ethnic Literature of the United States, 19th Century American Women Writers Study Group.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: ceramics, gardening.

Connections

Married Edward L. Yellin. Children: Peter, LisaMitchell-Yellin, Michael.

father:
Peter Fagan

mother:
Sarah (Robinson) Fagan

spouse:
Edward L. Yellin

children:
Peter Yellin

LisaMitchell-Yellin

Michael Yellin