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Kathleen Elizabeth Baird Manley Edit Profile

English and folklore educator

Kathleen Elizabeth Baird Manley, American English and folklore educator. Recipient Faculty Research grant, University Northern Colorado, 1982. Member American Folklore Society (nominating committee 1982-1985), Modern Language Association, Sigma Tau Delta.

Background

Manley, Kathleen Elizabeth Baird was born on January 2, 1940 in Urbana, Illinois, United States. Daughter of John Henry and Kathleen Porter (Baird) Manley.

Education

Bachelor, Reed College, 1962. Master of Arts, University New Mexico, 1969. Doctor of Philosophy, Indiana University, 1979.

Career

Teacher, Albuquerque Public Schools, 1962-1967;instructor, U. Northern Colorado, Greeley, 1969-1975;assistant professor, U. Northern Colorado, Greeley, 1975-1980;associate professor, U. Northern Colorado, Greeley, 1980-1991;professor, U. Northern Colorado, Greeley, since 1991. Member Folkfare advisory panel Arvada Center for Arts and Humanities, Denver,1984-1985. Review panel Council on Arts and Humanities, Denver, 1983.

Advisory National Endowment for Humanities youth grants, Washington, 1979-1982. Director of composition U. Northern Colorado, 1982-1985.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Co-editor: Narrative Folksong: New Directions, 1985. Contributor articles to various publications.

Membership

Member American Folklore Society (nominating committee 1982-1985), Modern Language Association, Sigma Tau Delta.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: hiking, backpacking, skiing, dancing (especially folkdancing).

Connections

father:
John Henry Manley

mother:
Kathleen Porter (Baird) Manley