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educator , linguist

Mark R. V. Southern, British linguist, educator. Foundation scholar Oxford University, 1979-1983; Seeger fellow Princeton University, 1985-1986, Dean's fellow University Texas Austin, 1999. Member Modern Language Association (member bibliography committee since 1998), Linguistic Society of America, Society Germanic Philology (member executive committee 1998-1999), Texas Linguistic Society.

Background

Southern, Mark R. V. was born on March 3, 1961 in Cambridge, England. Came to the United States, 1984. Son of Eric Pendleton and Elda Mary (Moore) Southern.

Education

Bachelor in Classics with honors, Oxford University, England, 1983. Master of Arts in Classics, Oxford University, England, 1992. Master of Arts in Germanic Language & Literature, Princeton University, 1995.

Doctor of Philosophy in Germanic Lang & Literature, Princeton University, 1997.

Career

Management consultant Bain & Company, Boston, London, 1983-1984. Assistant instructor Princeton (New Jersey) University, 1991-1992. Assistant professor Carthage College, Kenosha, Wisconsin, 1992-1995, University Texas, Austin, from 1995.

Member advisory board Linguistics Research Center, University Texas, Austin, since 1998. Editorial advisor Columbia University Press, New York City, 1998-1999.

Membership

Member Modern Language Association (member bibliography committee since 1998), Linguistic Society of America, Society Germanic Philology (member executive committee 1998-1999), Texas Linguistic Society.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Music, theater, travel, languages, squash.

Connections

Married Lauri Beth London, November 9, 1995. Children: Maya Anna London-Southern, Zara Aviva London-Southern.

father:
Eric Pendleton Southern

mother:
Elda Mary (Moore) Southern

spouse:
Lauri Beth London

child:
Maya Anna London-Southern

child:
Zara Aviva London-Southern