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researcher , writer , English literature educator

Jill Miriam Franks, American English literature educator, researcher, writer. Member Modern Language Association, David Herbert Lawrence Society North America (executive committee since 1996).

Background

Franks, Jill Miriam was born on February 28, 1957 in Palo Alto, California, United States. Daughter of Lewis Embree and Mary Baxter (Harris) Franks.

Education

Bachelor in Political Science, University New Hampshire, 1978. Juris Doctor, Western New England College, Springfield, Massachusetts, 1982. Master of Arts in English, University Massachusetts, 1987.

Doctor of Philosophy, Rutgers University, 1992.

Career

Instructor English Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey, 1987-1988. Instructor law University Maryland, Livorno, Italy, 1989. Instructor Italian University Massachusetts, Amherst, 1990-1992.

Lecturer English University British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada, 1992-1995. Instructor English Whatcom Community College, Bellingham, Washington, 1995-1996. Assistant professor English Austin Peay State University, Clarksville, Tennessee, 1996—2001, associate professor, 2001—2007, professor, since 2007.

Membership

Member Modern Language Association, David Herbert Lawrence Society North America (executive committee since 1996).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: yoga, contradance, traveling.

Connections

father:
Lewis Embree Franks

mother:
Mary Baxter (Harris) Franks