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Literature educator

Kay J. Walter, American literature educator. Certified teacher Arkansas State. Recipient Ernest Duke award, 1993, Forest Burt Memorial award, Texas Agricultural and Mechanical University, 1993.


Walter, Kay J. was born on July 21, 1961 in La Marque, Texas, United States. Daughter of James J. and Robbie Walter.


Bachelor cum laude, University Arkansas, Monticello, Arkansas, 1983. Master of Arts, University Central Arkansas, Conway, 1989. Doctor of Philosophy, Texas Agricultural and Mechanical, 1996.


Instructor University Central Arkansas, Conway, 1989—1990. Graduate assistant teacher Texas Agricultural and Mechanical University, College Station, 1990—1996. Writing center director Blinn College, Brenham, 1996—1999, instructor, 1996—2001.

Lecturer Idaho State University, Pocatello, 2001—2005, independent study instructor, since 2004. Assistant professor University Arkansas, Monticello, Arkansas, since 2006. Faculty co-sponsor Idaho State University English Graduate Student Association, 2003—2004.


  • Certified teacher Arkansas State.


  • Other Work

    • Co-editor: Cornish Ballads and Other Poems, 1994. Contributor various conference papers.


Chair Blinn College Professional Development Committee, 1998—2001. Faculty sponsor University Ark Theatre Club, Monticello, since 2006. Member of Former Students Association Texas Agricultural and Mechanical, Carson McCullers Society, Charles Lamb Society, Friends of Ruskin's Brantwood (life), Royal Oak Foundation (life), Edinburgh Sir Walter Scott Club (life), Sigma Kappa Delta, Iota Beta Chapter.


James J.

Robbie Walter