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English language educator

Juliet Sylvia McMaster, Kenyan, Canadian English language educator. Fellow Canada Council, 1969-1970, Guggenheim Foundation, 1976-1977, Killam Foundation, 1987-1989; recipient Molson prize in Humanities for Outstanding Contribution to Canadian Culture, 1994, Alberta Centennial medal, 2005.

Background

McMaster, Juliet Sylvia was born on August 2, 1937 in Kisumu, Kenya. Emigrated to Canada, 1961, naturalized, 1976. Daughter of Sydney Herbert and Sylvia (Hook) Fazan.

Education

Bachelor with honors, Oxford University, England, 1959. Master of Arts, University Alberta, Canada, 1963. Doctor of Philosophy, University Alberta, Canada, 1965.

Doctor of Letters, University Alta, 2009.

Career

Assistant professor English University Alberta, Edmonton, Canada, 1965—1970, associate professor, 1970—1976, professor English, 1976—1986, university professor, 1986—2000, professor emeritus, since 2000. Curator James Clarke Hook & painters of the Sea, 2007.

Works

Membership

Fellow Royal Society of Canada. Member Victorian Studies Association Western Canada (founding president 1972), Association Canada University Teachers English (president 1976-1978), Modern Language Association, Jane Austen Society North America (director 1980-1991).

Connections

Married Rowland McMaster, May 10, 1968. Children: Rawdon, Lindsey.

father:
Sydney Herbert Fazan

mother:
Sylvia (Hook) Fazan

spouse:
Rowland McMaster

children:
Rawdon McMaster

Lindsey McMaster