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English literature and composition educator

John Moore Mercer, American English literature and composition educator. George Ellsworth Huggins Graduate scholar, 1980-1983. Board of directors Tahlequah Area Arts and Humanities Council, 1988-1990. Member Modern Language Association, South Control Modern Language Association, South Control Renaissance Conference (executive secretary-treasurer since 1992, Executive Committee since 1991), Oklahoma Council Teachers English.

Background

Mercer, John Moore was born on July 13, 1952 in Greenville, South Carolina, United States. Son of Theodore Chelton and Ora Alice (Moore) Mercer.

Education

Bachelor, Bryan College, Dayton, Tennessee, 1974. Master of Arts, University Tennessee, 1976. Doctor of Philosophy, University Missouri, Columbia, 1983.

Career

Instructor in English, Southwest Baptist U., Bolivar, Missouri, 1976-1980;assistant instructor in English, U. Missouri, Columbia, 1983-1984;assistant Professor of English, Northeastern State University, Tahlequah, Oklahoma, 1984-1988;associate Professor of English, Northeastern State University, Tahlequah, Oklahoma, 1988-1993;Professor of English, Northeastern State University, Tahlequah, Oklahoma, since 1993;coordinator Master of Arts in Comm. program, since 1991. Head sponsor Alpha Chi, 1986-1992.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Co-editor: The Globalization of Shakespeare in the Nineteenth Century, 2003. Contributor articles to professional journals, chapters to books.

Membership

Board directors Tahlequah Area Arts and Humanities Council, 1988-1990. Member Modern Language Association, South Central Modern Language Association, South Central Renaissance Conference (executive secretary-treasurer 1992-1998, executive committee 1991-1998), Oklahoma Council Teachers English, Shakespeare Association American.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: travel, theater.

Connections

father:
Theodore Chelton Mercer

mother:
Ora Alice (Moore) Mercer