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Margot Gayle Backus

language educator

Margot Gayle Backus, American language educator. Fellow National Endowment Humanities, 1994.

Background

Backus, Margot Gayle was born on June 18, 1961 in Topeka. Daughter of Russell Thomas and Suzanne (Peterson) Fitzgerald.

Education

Bachelor, University Massachusetts, 1987. Master of Arts, University Texas, 1988. Doctor of Philosophy, University Texas, 1993.

Career

Professor of English, St. John Fisher College, Rochester, New York, since 1993.

Works

  • Public: The Gothic Family Romance: Compulsory Heterosexuality in the Anglo-Irish Settler Colonial Order, 1988. Contributor articles to professional journals.

Connections

Married Stephen York Tennison.

father:
Russell Thomas Fitzgerald

mother:
Suzanne (Peterson) Fitzgerald

spouse:
Stephen York Tennison.