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consultant , literature and language professor

Nancy Otis Chamness, American literature and language professor, consultant. Fulbright fellowship, 1989-1991.

Background

Chamness, Nancy Otis was born on April 28, 1956 in Patuxent River, Maryland, United States. Daughter of Gordon Raynesford and Alice Reid Otis.

Education

Bachelor in English, Earlham College, Richmond, Indiana, 1978. Master of Arts in German, Indiana University, Bloomington, 1980. Doctor of Philosophy in Comparative Literature, Indiana University, Bloomington, 1993.

Career

Assistant professor Hope College, Holland, Michigan, 1989—1991, lecturer German, since 1991. Director research and programs Center African American Art and History, since 2008. Consultant German translation and editing, Holland, since 1995.

Connections

Married David W. Chamness.

father:
Gordon Raynesford

mother:
Alice Reid Otis

spouse:
David W. Chamness.