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Michael Jeffrey Sartisky, American state humanities council administrator. Exemplary Project grantee National Endowment of the Humanities, 1984, 87, 90, Louisiana Educational Trust Fund, 1990, 91; recipient Certified of Commendation, American Association State and Local History.


Sartisky, Michael Jeffrey was born on May 27, 1951 in Pittsburgh.


Bachelor, Sarah Lawrence College, Bronxville, New York, 1973. Master of Arts in English, State University of New York, Buffalo, 1977. Doctor of Philosophy in English, State University of New York, Buffalo, 1982.


Instructor department English University New Orleans, 1979-1982. Acting director California Council for Humanities, San Francisco, since 1990. Executive director Louisiana Endowment for Humanities, New Orleans, since 1983, president, since 1989.


Commissioner Louisiana State Folklife Commission, Baton Rouge, since 1983, Louisiana State Bicentennial Commission, Baton Rouge, 1987-1989. Alternate delegate White House conference on Libraries, Washington, 1991. Board directors Louisiana Cultural Alliance, Baton Rouge, 1988-1990.

Member Modern Language Association, Metropolitan Area Committee.


  • Other Interests

    Reading, canoeing, hiking, tennis.


Son of Jacques and Sonya (Centre) S. Divorced; 1 child, Joshua Mann Sartisky.