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English language educator

Joan Warthling Roberts, American English language educator. Recipient fellowship Danforth Foundation, 1967-1975. Member Modern Language Association, College English Association.

Background

Roberts, Joan Warthling was born on March 4, 1930 in Buffalo. Daughter of Cyril Gerard and Edith Irene (Patterson) W.

Education

AB, Nazareth College, 1951. Master of Arts, University Cincinnati, 1969. Doctor of Philosophy, University Cincinnati, 1975.

Career

Instructor English, U. Cincinnati, 1969-1973;director academic remediation, Mercy College, Dobbs Ferry, New York, 1974-1976;adjunct assistant professor, Manhattanville College, Purchase, New York, 1976-1977;Professor of English, State University of New York College at Buffalo, since 1978.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author, editor: Sicily and Naples, 1984. Author: (with others) Great Women Mystery Writers, 1994, Feminism in Women's Detective Fiction, 1995, Oxford Companion to Mystery/Detective Fiction, 1996.

Membership

Member Modern Language Association, College English Association.

Connections

Married Edward McCreery, May 8, 1954. Children: Christopher, Elizabeth, Cecily, Julia, Margaret, Anne.

father:
Cyril Gerard W.

mother:
Edith Irene (Patterson) W.

spouse:
Edward McCreery

children:
Christopher Roberts

Elizabeth Roberts

Cecily Roberts

Julia Roberts

Margaret Roberts

Anne Roberts