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University official , English language educator

Luke Joseph Flaherty, American university official, English language educator. Named to Gallery of Distinguished Graduates, Bellarmine College, Louisville, 1988. Member Modern Language Association, Virginia Woolf Society.

Background

Flaherty, Luke Joseph was born on August 23, 1940 in Waterbury, Connecticut, United States. Son of Luke Bernard and Mary Margaret (Bolger) Flaherty.

Education

AB, Bellarmine College, 1965. AM, University Louisville, 1969. Doctor of Philosophy, University Iowa, 1977.

Career

Instructor English,, Benedictine College, Atchison, Kansas, 1968-1972;teaching, research assistant English Department, University Iowa, Iowa City, 1973-1977;managing editor psychiatry Department, University Iowa, Iowa City, 1977-1979;assistant director academic programs College Business Administration, U. Iowa, Iowa City, 1979-1984;associate director academic programs College Liberal Arts, U. Iowa, Iowa City, 1984-1996;director academic programs, U. Iowa, Iowa City, since 1997;adjunct Professor of English, U. Iowa, Iowa City, since 1977. Reviewer Mystics Quarterly, 1980, 82, 84. Compiler bibliographies on women's literature, 1977, 79, 81.

Counter Intelligence Corps assistant, member associate deans conference Big Ten Conference, since 1984.

Membership

Member Modern Language Association, Virginia Woolf Society.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: reading, films, walking, gourmet wine and food clubs.

Connections

Married Susan Elizabeth Sweeney, December 29, 1972.

father:
Luke Bernard Flaherty

mother:
Mary Margaret (Bolger) Flaherty

spouse:
Susan Elizabeth Sweeney