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English language educator

Linda Ray Pratt, American English language educator. Fling fellow, 1988, Woods Foundation fellow, 1975. Member American Association of University Professors (chapter officer 1984-1986, 89—, national 1st vice president 1990-1992, national president 1992-1994), American Civil Liberties Union (executive committee association departments english 2000-2004), Midwest Modern Language Association (chairman women's caucus Midwest chapter 1985-1986).

Background

Pratt, Linda Ray was born on February 3, 1943 in New Orleans. Daughter of James H. and Mildred W. Ray.

Education

Bachelor, Florida Southern College, 1965. Master of Arts, Emory University, 1966. Doctor of Philosophy, Emory University, 1971.

Career

Advertising manager Winter Haven (Florida) Herald, 1962-1965. Teaching assistant Emory University, Atlanta, 1967-1968. Assistant professor University Nebraska, Lincoln, 1968-1973, associate professor, 1973-1977, professor, since 1977, graduate chair, 1994-1995, chairman department, 1995—2005, interim dean College Arts and Sciences, 2000—2001, interin executive vice president, provost, since 2006.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Member editorial board Academe, 1994-1997, Profession, since 2000. Contributor articles to professional publications, chapter to books.

Membership

Member American Association of University Professors (chapter officer 1984-1986, 89—, national 1st vice president 1990-1992, national president 1992-1994), American Civil Liberties Union (executive committee association departments english 2000-2004), Midwest Modern Language Association (chairman women's caucus Midwest chapter 1985-1986).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: painting, piano.

Connections

Married William C. Pratt, June 17, 1969.

father:
James H.

mother:
Mildred W. Ray

spouse:
William C. Pratt