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literature and language professor

Margaret Hayford O'Leary, American literature and language professor. Member of Society Advancement Scandinavian Study, Norwegian Researchers and Teachers Association North America (president 1996—2002), Norwegian-American History Association, Norse Federation (commissioner 1999—2009), Sons Norway.

Background

O'Leary, Margaret Hayford was born on March 30, 1951 in Minneapolis. Daughter of Rachael Margaret and Andrew Osborne Hayford.

Education

Bachelor, Concordia College, Moorhead, Minnesota, 1973. Master of Arts, University Wisconsin, Madison, 1977. Doctor of Philosophy, University Wisconsin, Madison, 1987.

Career

Professor Norwegian St. Olaf College, Northfield, Minnesota, since 1977, registrar, 1999—2002.

Membership

Member of Society Advancement Scandinavian Study, Norwegian Researchers and Teachers Association North America (president 1996—2002), Norwegian-American History Association, Norse Federation (commissioner 1999—2009), Sons Norway.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Knitting, reading, travel.

Connections

Married Douglas Michael O'Leary, August 7, 1976. Children: Kari Esther, Erik Michael, Sean Daniel Hayford.

father:
Rachael Margaret

mother:
Andrew Osborne Hayford

spouse:
Douglas Michael O'Leary

child:
Kari Esther O'Leary

child:
Erik Michael O'Leary

child:
Sean Daniel Hayford O'Leary