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academic administrator , Literature educator

Miriam Jones Shillingsburg, American English educator, academic administrator. Member S. Control Modern Language Association, American Literature Association, Sigma Tau Delta, Phi Kappa Phi, Simms Society (president).; member editorial board Works of W.M. Thackeray, Mississippi Quarterly.

Background

Shillingsburg, Miriam Jones was born on October 5, 1943 in Baltimore. Daughter of W. Elvin and Miriam (Reeves) Jones.

Education

Bachelor, Mars Hill College, 1964. Master of Arts, University South Carolina, 1966. Doctor of Philosophy, University South Carolina, 1969.

Bachelor of General Studies, Mississippi State University, 1994.

Career

Assistant professor Limestone College, Gaffney, South Carolina, 1969, Mississippi State University, 1970—1975, associate professor, 1975—1980, professor English, 1980—1996, associate vice president for academy affairs, 1988—1996, director summer school, 1990—1996, director undergraduate studies, 1994—1996. Dean arts and science Lamar University, Texas, 1996—1999. Dean liberal arts and science Indiana University, South Bend, 2000—2004, dean school education, 2005—2006.

Distinguished academy visitor Mark Twain Center, 1993, 2001. Simms research professor University South Carolina, 1998. Visiting fellow Australian Defense Force Academy, 1989.

Fulbright lecturer University New South Wales, Duntroon, Australia, 1984-1985. National Endowment of the Humanities fellow in residence, Columbia University, 1976-1977.

Membership

Member S. Control Modern Language Association, American Literature Association, Sigma Tau Delta, Phi Kappa Phi, Simms Society (president). Member editorial board Works of W.M. Thackeray, Mississippi Quarterly.

Connections

Married Peter L. Shillingsburg, November 21, 1967. Children: Robert, George, John, Alice, Anne Carol.

father:
W. Elvin Jones

mother:
Miriam (Reeves) Jones

spouse:
Peter L. Shillingsburg

children:
Anne Carol Shillingsburg

George Shillingsburg

Alice Shillingsburg

John Shillingsburg

Robert Shillingsburg