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English language educator

Linda Wyman, American English language educator. Recipient Missouri Professor of the Year award, Council for the Advancement and Support of Education, Washington, 1990, Governor's award for Excellence in Teaching, 1996. Member Modern Language Association, National Council Teachers English, Thomas Stearns Eliot Society (vice president and editor since 1994), Missouri Association Teachers English (president 1989-1990, editor 1983-1991).

Background

Wyman, Linda was born on April 1, 1937 in Rockford, Illinois, United States. Daughter of Thomas Frederick and Catherine Mildred (Grandstaff) Wyman.

Education

Bachelor, Southern Methodist University, 1958. Master of Arts, University Missouri, 1960. Doctor of Philosophy, George Peabody College, 1971.

Career

Instructor English, U. Missouri, 1959-1960; assistant dean of women, Christian College, 1959-1960; instructor in English, Western Kentucky U., Bowling Green, 1960-1965; instructor in English, George Peabody College, Nashville, 1966-1971; associate Professor of English, Motlow State Community College, Tullahoma, Tennessee, 1971-1974; Professor of English, Lincoln U., Jefferson City, Missoury, since 1975.

Works

  • book

  • Other Work

    • Editor: (book) Poetry in the Classroom, 1984. Contributor articles and poems to books and professional journals.

Membership

Member Modern Language Association, National Council Teachers English, Thomas Stearns Eliot Society (vice president and editor since 1994), Missouri Association Teachers English (president 1989-1990, editor 1983-1991).

Connections

father:
Thomas Frederick Wyman

mother:
Catherine Mildred (Grandstaff) Wyman