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English language educator

Monika Maria Elbert, American English language educator. Certified teacher German, French, English, New Jersey. National Graduate fellow United States department Education, 1986-1987; Fulbright teaching assistanship, Lille, France, 1981-1982. Member Modern Language Association, Northeast Modern Language Association, Nathaniel Hawthorne Society (board directors since 1993), Edith Wharton Society, Joseph Conrad Society, Phi Beta Kappa.

Background

Elbert, Monika Maria was born on July 9, 1956 in Heidelberg, Germany. Daughter of Paul and Maria Elbert. came to the United States, 1957. Naturalized, 1962.

Education

Bachelor in German and French, Rutgers University, 1978. Master of Arts in English, Rutgers University, Newark, 1981. Master of Arts in German, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey, 1987.

Doctor of Philosophy in English, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey, 1987.

Career

Teaching assistant in English, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey, 1983-1986; assistant Professor of English, St. John's U., S.I., New York, 1987-1989; Fulbright professor, U. Oldenburg, Germany, 1989-1990; assistant Professor of English, Montclair State University, Upper Montclair, New Jersey, 1990-1995; associate Professor of English, Montclair State University, Upper Montclair, New Jersey, since 1995.

Achievements

  • Certified teacher German, French, English, New Jersey.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Encoding the Letter "A": Gender and Authority in Hawthorne's Early Fiction, 1990. Associate editor The Nathaniel Hawthorne Review, since 1992. Contributor numerous articles to professional journals.

Membership

Member Modern Language Association, Northeast Modern Language Association, Nathaniel Hawthorne Society (board directors since 1993), Edith Wharton Society, Joseph Conrad Society, Phi Beta Kappa.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: foreign languages, traveling.

Connections

father:
Paul Elbert

mother:
Maria Elbert