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Literature educator

Lee A. Ritscher, American literature educator. Fellow Graduate Student Summer Fellowship, UCSC Graduate Division, 2001, Doctoral Student Teaching Sabbatical, 2002; grantee Travel Grant, UCSC Institute for Humanities Research, 1999, UCSC Department of Literature, 1999, UCSC Institute for Humanities Research, 2000, UCSC Department of Literature, 2000, 2002; Regents Fellowship, University California, 2004.


Ritscher, Lee A. was born on July 12, 1961 in Murfreesboro, Tennessee, United States.


Bachelor, Tennessee State University, 1991—1995. Master of Arts, University of Notre Dame, 1995—1997. Doctor of Philosophy in Literature, University California, Santa Cruz, 2005.


Teaching assistant, department of literature University of California, Santa Cruz, since 1997. Lecturer California State University, Monterey Bay, since 2005, University California, Santa Cruz, 2005. Member Colloquium Committee, Department of Literature, Santa Cruz, 1999—2000.

Committee member Coordinating Committee on Graduate Affairs, Oakland, 2000—2001, Graduate Student Commons Governance Board, Santa Cruz, 2000—2003, V.P. of Academic Affairs Search Committee, Nashville, Campus Welfare Committee, Santa Cruz, since 2001, Campus Ombudsman Search Committee, Santa Cruz, 2001, Career Center Graduate Student Advisor Search Committee, Santa Cruz, 2002.


Republican Graduate Student Association, Santa Cruz, 1998—1999, external vice president, 1999—2000, president, 2000—2003. Member of Women of Color and Conflict Study Group, Bay Area Pre- and Early Modern Studies Group, Modern Language Association, Phi Kappa Phi (life).


Daughter of Ralph Wright (Stepfather) and Ann Kay McDonald. Married Paul Brian Ritscher, October 27, 1984. Children: Laurel Ann, Carol Elizabeth.

Ralph Wright Ritscher

Paul Brian Ritscher

Laurel Ann Ritscher

Carol Elizabeth Ritscher