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English language educator

Leah Collett Dilworth, American English language educator. Smithsonian Predoctoral fellow Smithsonian Institute, 1990; fellow Whiting Foundation, 1991-1992. Member Transportation Alternatives, New York City, since 1993. Member New York Metro American Studies Association (secretary), American Studies Association, Modern Language Association.

Background

Dilworth, Leah Collett was born on May 20, 1960 in Austin, Texas, United States. Daughter of Coke Hairston and Zane (Bryant) Dilworth.

Education

Bachelor in English, Oberlin College, 1982;Master of Arts, Yale University, 1989;Doctor of Philosophy in American Studies, Yale University, 1992.

Career

Production editor, Scholastic, Inc., New York City, 1983-1985;production assistant, Art News Magazine, New York City, 1985-1986;teaching fellow, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, 1988-1991;adjunct instructor, York College, New York City, 1992-1993;visiting instructor, Trinity College, Hartford, Connecticut, 1993;assistant professor, Long Island University, Brooklyn, since 1993.

Membership

Member Transportation Alternatives, New York City, since 1993. Member New York Metro American Studies Association (secretary), American Studies Association, Modern Language Association.

Connections

father:
Coke Hairston Dilworth

mother:
Zane (Bryant) Dilworth