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English language educator

Louise Hutchings Westling, American English language educator. Member Modern Language Association, Society for the Study Southern Literature, Philological Association Pacific Coast (executive director 1985-1988).

Background

Westling, Louise Hutchings was born on February 13, 1942 in Jacksonville, Florida, United States. Daughter of William Evelyn and Louise Dillon (Van Winkle) Hutchings.

Education

AB, Randolph-Macon Woman's College, 1964; Master of Arts, U. Iowa, 1965; Doctor of Philosophy, U. Oregon, 1974.

Career

Instructor English, Centre College, Danville, Kentucky, 1965-1967; research associate, N.W. Regional Ednl. Laboratory, Portland, Oregon, 1968-1971; graduate teaching fellow, U. Oregon, Eugene, 1971-1974; instructor English, Oregon State University, Corvallis, 1974-1977; assistant professor Honors College, U. Oregon, Eugene, 1977-1981; instructor England Department, University Oregon, Eugene, 1981-1985; assistant professor, U. Oregon, Eugene, 1985-1988; associate professor, U. Oregon, Eugene, 1988-1994; professor, U. Oregon, Eugene, since 1994; head department English, U. Oregon, Eugene, since 1994.

Membership

Member Modern Language Association, Society for the Study Southern Literature, Philological Association Pacific Coast (executive director 1985-1988).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: gardening, fishing, skiing, archeology.

Connections

Married GeorgeAttout Wickes, November 8, 1975.

father:
William Evelyn Hutchings

mother:
Louise Dillon (Van Winkle) Hutchings

spouse:
GeorgeAttout Wickes