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educator , historian

Joan Ellen Meznar, American historian, educator. Recipient Excellence in Teaching, Mortar Board Society, 1991, 1992; fellow, Center for Latin American Studies, University Chicago, 1999, National Endowment for Humanities, 2003, 2005; Fulbright scholar, 1993.

Background

Meznar, Joan Ellen was born on June 12, 1956 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Daughter of Leonard Marvin and Dona Ruth Meznar.

Education

Bachelor, Bryan College, Dayton, Tennessee, 1976—1978. Master of Arts, Ohio State University, Columbus, 1978—1980. Doctor of Philosophy, University Texas, Austin, 1980—1986.

Career

Assistant professor, latin american studies Mount Holyoke College, South Hadley, Massachusetts, 1986—1989. Assistant professor, history University South Carolina, Columbia, 1989—1995. Associate professor, history Westmont College, Santa Barbara, California, 1995—1999.

Assistant professor, history Eastern Connecticut State University, Willimantic, 1999—2001, associate professor, history, 2001—2005, professor history, since 2005.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals. Contributing editor: (handbook) Handbook of Latin American Studies, Library. Congress, since 1994.

Membership

Member of Association Confraternity Studies, New England Council on Latin American Studies, Southeastern Council on Latin American Studies, American History Association, Renaissance Society of America.

Connections

Married Kenneth Veld Gouwens, May 11, 1996.

father:
Leonard Marvin

mother:
Dona Ruth Meznar

spouse:
Kenneth Veld Gouwens