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literature and language professor

Laurel Cummins, American literature and language professor. Nominee Dean's List, Grinnell College, 1976; named to, 1980; recipient Research award, PSC-CUNY, 2008, Outstanding Associate Instructor award, Department French & Italian Indiana University, Bloomington, 1992; Research.grant, Indiana University, 1993, Bronx Community College, City University New York, 2007.

Background

Cummins, Laurel was born on December 11, 1957 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Daughter of Robert Adair and Kathleen Jeannero Cummins.

Education

Bachelor in French, Grinnell College, Iowa, 1980. Master of Arts in French Literature & Linguistics, University Michigan, Ann Arbor, 1983. Doctor of Philosophy in French Literature, Indiana University, Bloomington, 1995.

Career

Professor English University National Rwanda, Ruhengeri, 1985—1987. Lecturer French Victoria University Wellington, New Zealand, 1994—1995, University Wisconsin, Whitewater, 1996—1997. Assistant professor French Indiana State University, Terre Haute, 1998—2003.

Assistant to associate professor French Bronx Community College City University New York, since 2004.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals. Author: Colettle and The Conquest of Self, 2005.

Membership

Member of Modern Language Association America, American Associate Teachers French.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Walking, travel, reading, writing, music.

Connections

Married David Warren Astor, May 15, 2004. Children: Maria Cecilia Cummins-Astor, Maggie Elizabeth Astor.

father:
Robert Adair

mother:
Kathleen Jeannero Cummins

spouse:
David Warren Astor

children:
Maria Cecilia Cummins-Astor Cummins

Maggie Elizabeth Astor Cummins