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Foreign language educator

Mills Fox Edgerton was American foreign language educator. Recipient Lindback award for distinguished teaching, 1971, 1st prize Prix Vitrail Francophone, Society Poetes Artistes de France, 1997; Alexander von Humboldt Foundation grantee, 1961, American Philosophical Society grantee, 1962.

Background

Edgerton, Mills Fox was born on June 11, 1931 in Hartford, Connecticut, United States. Son of Mills Fox and Miriam (Reynolds) Edgerton.

Education

Bachelor, University Connecticut, 1953. Student, National Autonomous University Mexico, Mexico City, 1951. AM, Princeton University, 1955.

Doctor of Philosophy, Princeton University, 1960.

Career

Instructor Romance languages, Princeton (New Jersey) U., 1957;instructor Romance languages, Rutgers University, 1957-1960;associate professor, department chairman Spanish, Bucknell U., Lewisburg, Pennsylvania, 1960-1966;professor, Bucknell U., Lewisburg, Pennsylvania, 1966-1993;department chairman modern languages, literature and linguistics, Bucknell U., Lewisburg, Pennsylvania, 1968-1974. Director University Press, 1976-1997, associate director, 1997-1998. Director Middlebury College Graduate School Spanish in Spain, Madrid, 1971-1972, Middlebury College Intensive Language Program, 1973.

Professor The Spanish School of Middlebury College. Interim director The Madrid Center of the Institute of European Studies, 1993-1994. Chairman N.E. Conference on Tchg.

Foreign Langs., 1972, Spanish Committee for Graduate Record Examinations, 1965-1969.

Works

  • book

  • Other Work

    • Author: Aquí y allá, 1997, La rosa azul, 1998, Episodios familiares, 1998, L'Histoire de Harthur, 1998, Je me souviens, 1999, Una honda copa de tinto, 1999, La última gota, 2000, Les Eaux vertes, 2001, El frío viento, 2001, La verdad desnuda, 2002, Está atardeciendo, 2003, Tres Muertos y dos vivos, 2004, Ecos, 2005, Altibajos, 2006, Dame La Mano, 2007, Ahogadillas, 2008, Paisaje de Hierroy Hielo, 2009. Contributor articles to professional journals.

Connections

Married Marianne Simonsson, December 27, 1957. Children: Michael, Nicholas.

father:
Mills Fox Edgerton

mother:
Miriam (Reynolds) Edgerton

spouse:
Marianne Simonsson

children:
Michael Edgerton

Nicholas Edgerton