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English educator

John Stephen Slack, American English educator. Recipient Outstanding Teacher Assistant award College of Arts and Sciences Alumni, University Miami, 1990-1991, scholarship Yeats Society of Sligo, Ireland, 1989, summer travel grant English Department Gift Fund, Sligo, 1989.

Background

Slack, John Stephen was born on February 1, 1952 in Doylestown, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Charles J. and Margaret (Curley) Slack.

Education

Bachelor, Lehigh University, 1974. Master of Arts, University Miami, 1988. Doctor of Philosophy, University Miami, 1995.

Career

Camp caretaker, Valley Forge Girl Scout Council, Quakertown, Pennsylvania, 1975-1980;carpenter, Creative Structures, Inc., Quakertown, 1980-1981;carpentry foreman, Tempest Marine Boatbuilders, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, 1982-1983;lecturer department English, U. Miami, Coral Gables, 1995-1996;carpenter, Hatteras of Lauderdale Marine, Fort Lauderdale, 1984-1988;graduate teaching assistant, University Miami, Coral Gables, Florida, 1988-1992;assistant to director of composition, University Miami, Coral Gables, Florida, 1990-1992;lecturer department English, East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, Tennessee, 1992-1995. President graduate student advising committee, Coral Gables, 1989-1991. Member James Joyce Conference Organizing Committee, Coral Gables, 1988-1992.

Membership

Volunteer Bethlehem (Pennsylvania) Food Co-op, 1975-1981, European Research Area vote drive National Organization for Women, Kendall, Florida, 1982. Representative Graduate Student Association, Coral Gables, 1989-1992. Member Modern Language Association, South Atlantic Modern Language Association, Florida College English Association, James Joyce Foundation, Sport Literature Association.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: bicycling, camping, snorkeling, listening to music.

Connections

Married Ileana Emma Noriega, May 9, 1987.

father:
Charles J. Slack

mother:
Margaret (Curley) Slack

spouse:
Ileana Emma Noriega