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English language educator

Naton Delbert Leslie, American English language educator. Margaret Pfau scholar, 1979; graduate teaching fellow Ohio University, 1983-1986; Individual Artist Fellowship grantee National Education Association, 1993.


Leslie, Naton Delbert was born on August 11, 1956 in Warren, Ohio, United States. Son of Naton Delbert and Margaret Luella (Schrengost) Leslie.


Bachelor in English magna cum laude, Youngstown State University, 1980. Master of Arts in English, Ohio University, 1983. Doctor of Philosophy in English, Ohio University, 1986.


Teaching associate, fellow English department, Ohio U., Athens, 1981-1986;instructor English department, Ohio U., Lancaster, 1984;assistant Professor of English department, Miami University Ohio, Hamilton, 1986-1990;assistant Professor of English department, Siena College, Loudonville, New York, since 1990. Member committee composition Miami University, Oxford, 1986-1990. Chairman, secretary computerplanning and advising committee Miami University, Hamilton, 1986-1990, coordinator lead evaluator writing skills assessment test, 1986-1990, faculty advisory writing group, 1987-1990, member new faculty hiring committee, workshop coordinator, 1988.

Member women and minority affairs advisory subcommittee Siena College, Loudonville,1990-, member new faculty hiring committee, since 1990, director Greyfiar lecturer series, since 1990, vice-Chairman of Commission on teaching, since 1993. Coordinator expos. writinginstrs., 1993.


  • Other Work

    • Editor: Northeastern Ohio Manpower Consortium Bulletin, 1976, The Jambar, 1977-1979, Voices, since 1992, Penguin Review, 1978-1979. Poetry editor: Oxford Magazine, 1987-1990. Book reviewer: Ohioana Quarterly, 1989-1992.

      Co-editor: Alternative Perspectives, 1991. Faculty editor, advisor: The Siena Sphere, since 1991. Member edition board Ohio University Press, 1985, Pig Iron, 1980-1991, co-editor, 1986-1992.

      Contributor reviews and articles to professional journals, poetry to anthologies.


Member Modern Language Association, Academy American Poets, Associate Writing Programs, Conference on College Communications and Composition, National Council Teachers English, Southeastern Ohio Council Teachers of English, Center for Study of Writing, Writing Programs Administrators, Hudson Valley Writers Guild (board directors, co-chairman program committee).


Naton Delbert Leslie

Margaret Luella (Schrengost) Leslie