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educator in English

Karen Lennea Kaivola, American educator in English. Grantee: summer research grant Stetson University, 1992, 93, 94. Member American Association of University Women, Modern Language Association, National Womens' Studies Association, Virginia Woolf Society.

Background

Kaivola, Karen Lennea was born on July 26, 1957 in Seattle, Washington, United States. Daughter of Robert L. Kaivola and Sonia J. (Easterly).

Education

Bachelor of Arts in English, Georgetown University, 1979. Master of Arts in English, University Washington, Seattle, 1985. Doctor of Philosophy in English, University Washington, Seattle, 1989.

Career

Teaching assistant University Washington, Seattle, 1984-1989, instructor in English, advisor undergraduates, 1989-1991. Director women and gender studies program Stetson University, Deland, Florida, since 1995, assistant professor English, since 1991, Neil Carlton chair in English, since 1996.

Membership

Member American Association of University Women, Modern Language Association, National Womens' Studies Association, Virginia Woolf Society.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Travel, reading, films.

Connections

father:
Robert L. Kaivola

mother:
Sonia J. (Easterly)