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English educator

Karen Elizabeth Mura, American English educator. Wellesley Town scholar, Board Selectmen, 1975-1977, 78-79, Wellesley scholar distinction Wellesley College, 1978-1979, International Affairs scholar, Massachusetts Federation Women's Clubs, 1980-1981, American Association of University Women dissertation fellow, 1988-1989; faculty research grantee Susquehanna University, 1992-1994.


Mura, Karen Elizabeth was born on April 19, 1956 in Medford, Massachusetts, United States. Daughter of Ronald Albert and Phyllis Lorraine (Curcio) Mura.


Bachelor, Wellesley College, 1979. Master of Arts, University Oxford, England, 1981. Master of Arts, University Toronto, 1982.

Doctor of Philosophy, University Wisconsin, 1990.


Assistant to associate dean, College Liberal Arts, Boston University, 1982-1984; teaching assistant, University of Wisconsin, Madison, 1984-1987; instructor English, Delta College, University Center, Michigan, 1987-1988; research editor, Middle English Dictionary, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, 1989-1991; assistant Professor of English, Susquehanna U., Selinsgrove, Pennsylvania, since 1991.


Member Modern Language Association, National Organization for Women, Medieval Academy American, New Chaucer Society, Sierra Club (service trip leader 1990-1992).


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: mountain climbing, backpacking, cross-country skiing, foreign traveling.


Ronald Albert Mura

Phyllis Lorraine (Curcio) Mura