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English literature educator

Mary Paynter, American English literature educator. Fellow Sorbonne, University Paris, 1953-1954. Local organizer United Way, Madison, 1992-1993; member local board directors Urban League. Member Modern Language Association, Amnesty International, National Council Teachers English, Sinsinawa Dominican Sisters.

Background

Paynter, Mary was born on May 23, 1931 in Madison, Wisconsin, United States. Daughter of Arthur John and Jennie Mary (O'Neill) Paynter.

Education

Bachelor, Rosary College, 1952;Master of Arts, University of Wisconsin, 1953;Doctor of Philosophy, University of Wisconsin, 1965.

Career

Instructor, Rosary College, River Forest, Illinois, 1955-1961;associate professor, Rosary College, River Forest, Illinois, 1964-1966;academic dean, Rosary College, River Forest, Illinois, 1965-1970;professor, Edgewood College, Madison, Wisconsin, 1970-1974, 89-;general councillor, Sinsinawa (Wisconsin) Dominican Sisters, 1973-1982;professor, Rosary College, River Forest, 1982-1989.

Membership

Local organizer United Way, Madison, 1992-1993. Member local board directors Urban League. Member Modern Language Association, Amnesty International, National Council Teachers English, Sinsinawa Dominican Sisters.

Connections

father:
Arthur John Paynter

mother:
Jennie Mary (O'Neill) Paynter