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Editor

Maud Wilcox, American editor. Member Modern Language Association (committee scholarly editions 1982-1986), Association American University Presses (chair committee admissions and standards 1976-1977, vice president 1978-1979, chair program committee 1981-1982), Phi Beta Kappa.

Background

Wilcox, Maud was born on February 14, 1923 in New York City. Daughter of Thor Fredrik and Gerda (Ysberg) Eckert.

Education

Bachelor of Arts summa cum laude, Smith College, 1944; A.M., Harvard University, 1945.

Career

Teaching fellow, Harvard University, 1945-1946, 48-51; instructor English, Smith College, Northampton, Massachusetts, 1947-1948; instructor English, Wellesley College, Massachusetts, 1951-1952; executive editor, Harvard University Press, 1958-1966; humanities editor, Harvard University Press, 1966-1973; editor-in-chief, Harvard University Press, 1973-1989, retired; freelance editorial consultant, Cambridge, since 1989. Consultant, panelist National Endowment for Humanities, Washington, 1974-1976, 82-84. Consultant Radcliffe Public.Course, 1991.

Membership

Member Modern Language Association (committee scholarly editions 1982-1986), Association American University Presses (chair committee admissions and standards 1976-1977, vice president 1978-1979, chair program committee 1981-1982), Phi Beta Kappa.

Connections

Married Edward T. Wilcox, February 9, 1944 (deceased 1998). Children: Thor(deceased), Bruce, Eric, Karen.

father:
Thor Fredrik Eckert

mother:
Gerda (Ysberg) Eckert

spouse:
Edward T. Wilcox

children:
Eric Wilcox

Thor Wilcox (deceased)

Karen Wilcox

Bruce Wilcox