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writer , Humanities educator

Natalie Joy McKnight, American humanities educator, writer. Travel grantee University Delaware, 1988, 89. Volunteer Oxment, Oxford, England, 1982-1983, St. Thomas Episcopal Church, Newark, 1986-1987, Highland Park Methodist Church, Dallas, 1988-1989; board directors Boston University Children's Center, since 1994. Member Modern Language Association, Dickens Society (trustee), Victorian Studies Society, Oxford Union, Omicron Delta Kappa.

Background

McKnight, Natalie Joy was born on April 18, 1962 in McKeesport, Pennsylvania, United States. Daughter of George Walker and Joanne Mitchell (Wood) Brown.

Education

Bachelor, Washington College, Chestertown, Maryland, 1984. Master of Arts, Johns Hopkins University, 1985. Doctor of Philosophy, University Delaware, 1990.

Career

Research fellow, U. Delaware, Newark, 1986-1987; instructor, North Lake College, Irving, Texas, 1987-1988; instructor, University Texas, Arlington, 1988-1989; lecturer, Boston University, 1990; assistant professor, Boston University, 1990-1997; associate professor, Boston University, since 1997; director peer tutors for writing, Boston University, 1990-1992; faculty advisor to performing arts, Boston University, 1990-1992; member of faculty-in-residence, Boston University, 1991-1995; acting chair humanities and rhetoric division, College General Studies Boston University, since 1997.

Works

Membership

Volunteer Oxment, Oxford, England, 1982-1983, St. Thomas Episcopal Church, Newark,1986-1987, Highland Pk. Methodist Church, Dallas, 1988-1989. Board directors Boston University Children's Center, since 1994.

Member Modern Language Association, Dickens Society (trustee), Victorian Studies Society, Oxford Union, Omicron Delta Kappa.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: reading, writing, hiking, traveling, cooking.

Connections

Married C. James McKnight, October 3, 1987. Children: Emily Jo., Rebecca Anne.

father:
George Walker Brown

mother:
Joanne Mitchell (Wood) Brown

spouse:
C. James McKnight

children:
Rebecca Anne McKnight

Emily Jo. McKnight