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English language educator

Linda Veronika Troost, American English language educator. National Endowment of the Humanities summer seminar fellow, 1997, visiting research fellow University London, 2000-2001, 02—.

Background

Troost, Linda Veronika was born in Washington, District of Columbia, United States. Daughter of Rudolf and Veronika Troost.

Education

Bachelor of Arts in English, Smith College, 1978. Master of Arts in English, University Pennsylvania, 1980. Doctor of Philosophy in English, University Pennsylvania, 1985.

Career

Teaching fellow University Pennsylvania, 1978-1984. Assistant professor Washington and Jefferson College, Washington, 1985-1991, associate professor, 1991—2001, professor, since 2001, chair, since 2005. Session chair/presenter papers East-Control American Society for 18th Century Studies, since 1986.

Guest lecturer Modern Language Association, 1984, 90, 97, American Society for 18th Century Studies, 1983, 89, 97, 99, Tener Library. Book Review Series, Charleroi, Pennsylvania, 1987, Fordham University, 1992, Jane Austen Society North America, 1999. Specialist evaluator National Endowment of the Humanities, 1986.

Evaluator W. W. Norton, Inc., 1988. Judge book award competition Conference on Christianity and Literature, 1989, organizer, judge, 1990.

Works

Membership

Board directors Friends of Citizens' Library., Washington, 1992-1997. Chorist, soloist First Presbyterian Church, since 1986. Member Modern Language Association, American Society for 18th Century Studies, American Society for Theater Research, East-Control American Society for 18th Century Studies (board directors since 1996, conference organizer 1999), Monday Music Club of Washington (treasurer 1988-1990, 92-93, president 1990-1992, 94-98).

Connections

Married Sayre Nelson Greenfield.

father:
Rudolf Troost

mother:
Veronika Troost

spouse:
Sayre Nelson Greenfield