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educator , writer

Joan Rodman Smoller, American writer, educator. Recipient American Academy of Poets prize, 1962, New York Council on Arts award, 1984; Woodrow Wilson fellow, 1960; Rockefeller Foundation grantee, 1982-1986. Member Phi Beta Kappa.

Background

Smoller, Joan Rodman was born on January 9, 1939 in New York City. Daughter of Joseph David and Irene Sara Rodman.

Education

Bachelor, University of Michigan, 1960;Master of Arts, Columbia University, 1962;Doctor of Philosophy, Columbia University, 1968.

Career

Assistant professor, New York University, 1970-1974;professor, director graduate program and writer at work services, New York University, New York City, 1978-1988;director adoption recruitment, Graham-Windham, New York City, 1989-1990;associate professor, director writing, Manhattanville College, Purchase, New York, since 1990. Consultant Health Comm. Superior vena cava syndrome, New York City, since 1988, Comm. on Behalf ot the Child, New York City, since 1988.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Editor: By a Woman Written Literature from Six Centuries By and About Women, Literature From Centuries, 1972. Contributor articles to professional journals, newspapers and magazines, writer songs and video scripts.

Membership

Member Phi Beta Kappa.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: dancing, swimming, yoga, aerobics, child advocacy.

Connections

Married Theodore Smoller. 1 child, Ana Claudia.

father:
Joseph David

mother:
Irene Sara Rodman

spouse:
Theodore Smoller

child:
Ana Claudia Smoller