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researcher , English educator

Muriel Sheila Harris, American English educator, researcher. Recipient Helping Students Learn-Innovation in Teaching award Purdue University, 1987. Active Hadassah, American-Israel Public Affairs Committee; Member National Writing Centers Association (board directors, Extraordinary Service award 1986).

Background

Harris, Muriel Sheila was born on August 24, 1937 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Daughter of Max and Ida R. (Kessel) Goldsmith.

Education

Bachelor, University of Illinois, 1959;Master of Arts, University of Illinois, 1960;Doctor of Philosophy, Columbia University, 1972.

Career

Assistant professor, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, 1976-1981;associate professor, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, 1981-1990;Professor of English, director Writing Laboratory,, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, since 1990. Reviewer various scholarly publications. Consultant, outside reviewer various universities.

Works

Membership

Active Hadassah, American-Israel Public Affairs Committee. Member National Writing Centers Association (board directors, Extraordinary Service award 1986).

Connections

Married Samuel M. Harris, June 12, 1960. Children: Rebecca, David.

father:
Max Goldsmith

mother:
Ida R. (Kessel) Goldsmith

spouse:
Samuel M. Harris

children:
Rebecca Harris

David Harris