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Humanities educator

Kirby Olson, American humanities educator. Poets of New York grantee, 1987.

Background

Olson, Kirby was born on July 16, 1956 in Mason City, Iowa, United States. Son of Arne L. Olson and Joanne B. Wilson.

Education

Bachelor, Evergreen State College, Olympia, Washington, 1979. Doctor of Philosophy, University Washington, 1994.

Career

Teaching assistant University Washington, Seattle, 1990—1994, instructor, 1994—1995. Lecturer Tampere University, Finland, 1995—1999. Instructor humanities Portland Community College, Oregon, 2000—2001.

Assistant professor humanities State University of New York, Delhi, since 2001.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: (book) Gregory Corso: Doubting Theorist, 2002, Comedy After Post-modernism, 2002.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Badminton, birdwatching, hiking.

Connections

Married Riikka Liisa Lahdensuo, July 2, 1998. Children: Lola Erika, Tristan Tommy.

father:
Arne L. Olson

mother:
Joanne B. Wilson

spouse:
Riikka Liisa Lahdensuo

children:
Lola Erika Olson

Tristan Tommy Olson