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English educator

Mary J. Joseph, American English educator. Active St. Patrick Catholic Church, Baton Rouge, since 1979, Kerala Association Greater New Orleans, since 1986; volunteer Sisters of Charity, Baton Rouge, 1992-1996. Member Modern Language Association, College Language Association (award 1995), The Henry James Society.

Background

Joseph, Mary J. was born on April 4, 1940 in Palai, Kerala, India. Daughter of Ulahannan and Aleyamma (Vypana) Thoppil. came to the United States, 1965.

Education

Bachelor, University Kerala, India, 1959. Master of Arts, University Kerala, India, 1961. Doctor of Philosophy, Louisiana State University, 1986.

Career

Instructor English, U. Kerala, 1961-1965; instructor English, Marywood College, Scranton, Pennsylvania, 1968-1973; instructor, Southern U., Baton Rouge, Louisiana, 1978-1988; assistant professor, Southern U., Baton Rouge, Louisiana, 1988-1992; associate professor, Southern U., Baton Rouge, Louisiana, since 1992.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Suicide in Henry James's Fiction, 1994. Co-author: Sesquicentennial History of St. James Masonic Lodge, 1994. Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Active St. Patrick Catholic Church, Baton Rouge, since 1979, Kerala Association Greater New Orleans, since 1986. Volunteer Sisters of Charity, Baton Rouge, 1992-1996. Member Modern Language Association, College Language Association (award 1995), The Henry James Society.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: reading, knitting, crocheting.

Connections

Married Erat S. Joseph, April 13, 1959. Children: Bobby Z., Bina Joseph Mampilly.

father:
Ulahannan Thoppil

mother:
Aleyamma (Vypana) Thoppil

spouse:
Erat S. Joseph

children:
Bina Joseph Mampilly Joseph

Bobby Z. Joseph