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academic administrator , Literature educator

Laura Elise Skandera Trombley, American academic administrator, literature educator. Named Quarry Farm fellow Center for Mark Twain Studies, 1988, Finklestein fellow University Society California, 1988. Member of International Association University Professor English, International Association University President, American Association University Women, Mark Twain Circle of America.

Background

Trombley, Laura Elise Skandera was born on November 1, 1960 in Los Angeles, California, United States. Daughter of John and Mary Ruth (Chaney) S.

Education

Bachelor, Pepperdine University, 1981. Master of Arts summa cum laude, Pepperdine University, 1993. Doctor of Philosophy in English Literature, University Southern California, 1989.

Career

Assistant professor Department English State University of New York, Potsdam, 1990—1992, associate professor, 1993—1997, special assistant to president, 1994—1997, director Teaching, Tenure and Promotion Assistance Program, 1994—1997, assistant provost, 1995—1997. Vice president academic affairs, dean faculty Coe College, Cedar Rapids, Iowa, 1997—2002. President Pitzer College, Claremont, California, since 2002.

Assistant lecturer writing program University Southern California, 1983—1985, 1987. Visiting professor American studies University Eichstaett, Bavaria, Germany, 1985—1986, Bavaria, 1987—1988. Visiting assistant professor Department English Pepperdine University, 1988—1990.

Works

Membership

Member of International Association University Professor English, International Association University President, American Association University Women, Mark Twain Circle of America.

Connections

Married Nelson Edmund Trombley, July 13, 1991.

father:
John S.

mother:
Mary Ruth (Chaney) S.

spouse:
Nelson Edmund Trombley