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English language educator

Martin Kirk Doudna, American English language educator. Avocations: swimming, hiking, acting. M C. Rackham fellow University of Michigan, 1970; National Endowment for the Humanities, 1976, 83, 88. With United States Army, 1953-1955. Member Modern Language Association, Thoreau Society, Phi Beta Kappa.

Background

Doudna, Martin Kirk was born on June 4, 1930 in Louisville. Son of Arthur Bundy and Ruth Edson (Dewey) Doudna.

Education

Bachelor of Arts in English, Oberlin (Ohio) College, 1952. Postgraduate, Princeton (New Jersey) University, 1953. Master of Arts in English, University Louisville, 1959.

Doctor of Philosophy in American Culture, University Michigan, 1971.

Career

Writer, United States Air Force, Washington, 1959-1966;assistant Professor of English, Mackinac Island (Michigan) College, 1966-1969;associate Professor of English, U. Hawaii, Hilo, 1971-1978;Professor of English, U. Hawaii, Hilo, since 1978. Secretary Hawaii Committee for the Humanities, Honolulu, 1986-1988.

Achievements

  • Avocations: swimming, hiking, acting. M C.

Works

Membership

With United States Army, 1953-1955. Member Modern Language Association, Thoreau Society, Phi Beta Kappa.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Swimming, hiking, acting.

Connections

Married Dorothy Jane Williams, September 15, 1962. Children: Jennifer Anne, Ellen Ruth, Sarah Corinne.

father:
Arthur Bundy Doudna

mother:
Ruth Edson (Dewey) Doudna

spouse:
Dorothy Jane Williams

children:
Jennifer Anne Doudna

Ellen Ruth Doudna

Sarah Corinne Doudna