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writer , History educator

Larissa Juliet Taylor, American history educator, writer. Travel grantee National Endowment of the Humanities, 1991-1992. Member American History Association, New England History Association (nominating committee), Society for French History Studies, Medieval Academy American, Renaissance Society, Social Science History Association, Western Society for French History.

Background

Taylor, Larissa Juliet was born on July 15, 1952 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Daughter of Paul Wesley and Elsie Mae (McMaster) Steiner.

Education

Student, Wellesley College, 1978. ALB, Harvard University, 1981. Master of Arts, Brown University, 1982.

Doctor of Philosophy, Brown University, 1990.

Career

Instructor history, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, 1987-1988;assistant professor, Wellesley (Massachusetts) College, 1988-1993;assistant professor, Assumption College, Worcester, Massachusetts, 1993-1994;assistant professor, Colby College, Waterville, Maine., since 1994. Lecturer in history & literature Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1991-1992, lecturer in expert, since 1991.

Membership

Member American History Association, New England History Association (nominating committee), Society for French History Studies, Medieval Academy American, Renaissance Society, Social Science History Association, Western Society for French History.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: astrology, gourmet cooking.

Connections

Married James Robert Smither, August 25, 1983 (divorced July 1988).

father:
Paul Wesley Steiner

mother:
Elsie Mae (McMaster) Steiner

spouse:
James Robert Smither