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English language educator

Michael Dana Bennett, American English language educator. University of Virginia fellow, 1986-1991. Co-leader University of Virginia Rainbow Coalition, Charlottesville, 1988-1990. Member Modern Language Association (member steering committee radical caucus since 1994), National Council Teacher.English, American Studies Association, Association for Study of Literature and Environment, Conference on College Composition and Comm., Phi Beta Kappa.

Background

Bennett, Michael Dana was born on January 3, 1962 in Pullman, Washington, District of Columbia, United States. Son of Edward Moore and Margery Mae (Harder) Bennett.

Education

Bachelor, Whitman College, 1984;Master of Arts, University of Virginia, 1986;Doctor of Philosophy, University of Virginia, 1994.

Career

Graduate instructor English Department, University Virginia, Charlottesville, 1986-1993;teaching assistant, Carter G. Woodson Institute, Charlottesville, 1989-1993;assistant Professor of English, Long Island U., Brooklyn, since 1994. Referee College Literature, West Chester, Pennsylvania, since 1993. Participant seminar National Endowment for Humanities, 1994-1995.

Research associate Carter G. Woodson Institute, Charlottesville, 1991-1994.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor to books: Columbia Dictionary of Modern Literary and Cultural Criticism, 1995, African Americans and the Public Agenda: The Paradoxes of Public Policy, 1997.

Membership

Co-leader University Virginia Rainbow Coalition, Charlottesville, 1988-1990. Member Modern Language Association (member steering committee radical caucus since 1994), National Council Teachers English, American Studies Association, Association for Study of Literature and Environment, Conference on College Composition and Communications, Phi Beta Kappa.

Connections

father:
Edward Moore Bennett

mother:
Margery Mae (Harder) Bennett