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English language educator

Nancy Joan Smith-Hefner, American English language educator. Fellow National Endowment of the Humanities, 1995; research grantee Social Science Research Council, Java, 1985, Spencer Foundation, 1988, 90, 94, Institute for Study Economic Culture, Boston University, 1991.

Background

Smith-Hefner, Nancy Joan was born on November 22, 1952 in Youngstown, Ohio, United States. Daughter of William Thomas and Joan Duane (Muir) Smith.

Education

Bachelor in Comparative Literature, University of Michigan, 1974;Master of Arts in Linguistics, University of Michigan, 1976;Doctor of Philosophy in Linguistics, University of Michigan, 1983.

Career

Visiting assistant Professor of English,, U. Massachusetts, Boston, 1984-1987;assistant professor, U. Massachusetts, Boston, 1987-1994;associate Professor of English, U. Massachusetts, Boston, since 1994. Member Fulbright Association of Southeast Asian Nations Research Grants and Teaching Awards Area Review Committee,1991.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Member Association for Asian Studies (Indonesian studies committee 1986-1990), American Anthropological Association, Association Teachers English as Second Language, National Association for Bilingual Education, Massachusetts Association for Bilingual Education.

Connections

Married Robert William Hefner, September 6, 1980. Children: Claire-Marie, William Francisco.

father:
William Thomas Smith

mother:
Joan Duane (Muir) Smith

spouse:
Robert William Hefner

children:
Claire-Marie Smith-Hefner

William Francisco Smith-Hefner