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educator , language educator

Margaret Helen Childs, American language educator, educator. Fellowship Japan Foundation, 1980-1982. Founder Gay and Lesbian Academy and Staff Advocates, University Kansas, since 1991. Member Association of Asian Studies, Association of Teachers of Japanese (board directors 1990-1993).

Background

Childs, Margaret Helen was born on December 22, 1951 in Rockaway Beach, New York, United States. Daughter of Henry Monroe and Inga Kaisa (Lorentzon) Childs.

Education

Bachelor, Gettysburg (Pennsylvania) College, 1972;Master of Arts, Columbia University, 1978;Doctor of Philosophy, University of Pennsylvania, 1983.

Career

Assistant professor, Southern Illinois U., Carbondale, 1983-1987;assistant professor, U. Kansas, Lawrence, 1987-1990;associate professor, U. Kansas, Lawrence, since 1990;chair East Asian languages and cultures Department, University Kansas, Lawrence, since 1990.

Membership

Founder Gay and Lesbian Academy and Staff Advocates, University Kansas, since 1991. Member Association of Asian Studies, Association of Teachers of Japanese (board directors 1990-1993).

Connections

father:
Henry Monroe Childs

mother:
Inga Kaisa (Lorentzon) Childs