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English literature and humanities educator

Joel James Brattin, American English literature and humanities educator. Whiting Foundation fellow, 1985; research fellow American Council Learned Societies, 1987-1988. Member Modern Language Association, Northeast Modern Language Association, Society Textual Scholarship, Nabokov Society, Wodehouse Society, Dickens Society (secretary-treasurer 1992-1996), Dickens Fellowship, Phi Beta Kappa.

Background

Brattin, Joel James was born on July 30, 1956 in Lansing, Michigan, United States. Son of John Bowlby and Alice Jane (Knight) Brattin.

Education

AB with highest distinction, University of Michigan, 1978; Doctor of Philosophy, Stanford University, 1985.

Career

Lecturer, Stanford (California) U., 1985-1986; assistant Professor of English, Missouri Southern State College, 1986-1990; assistant Professor of English, Worcester (Massachusetts) Poly Institute, 1990-1993; associate professor, Worcester (Massachusetts) Poly Institute, since 1993.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Our Mutual Friend: An Annotated Bibliography, 1984. Textual editor: On Heroes, Hero-Worship and the Heroic in History, 1993. Contributing editor UniVibes, since 1994.

      Contributor articles on Dickens, Hendrix, Carlyle, Thackeray, Austen, Fildes, Emerson, Nabokov, Poe, and Gissing to publications.

Membership

Member Modern Language Association, Northeast Modern Language Association, Society Textual Scholarship, Nabokov Society, Wodehouse Society, Dickens Society (secretary-treasurer 1992-1996), Dickens Fellowship, Phi Beta Kappa.

Connections

Married Elizabeth Hope Westie, July 26, 1980. Children: Kate Emma, John James.

father:
John Bowlby Brattin

mother:
Alice Jane (Knight) Brattin

spouse:
Elizabeth Hope Westie

children:
Kate Emma Brattin

John James Brattin