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English educator

Nell Griffin, American English educator. Member of American Association of University Women (vice president Gadsden chapter 1978, education chairman 1979), Alabama Council English Teachers Association (member curriculum committee 1975-1979), Altrusa Internat Club (chairman Decorators' Show House 1982, correspondent secretary 1984, board directors 1985-1987).

Background

Griffin, Nell was born on October 12, 1930 in Gadsden, Alabama, United States. Daughter of Ben Barton and Mary Delana (Sewell) Griffin.

Education

Bachelor of Science, University Alabama, 1952. Master of Arts, University Alabama, 1954. Doctor of Philosophy, Vanderbilt University, 1971.

Career

Instructor Auburn University, 1954—1959. Assistant professor Murray State University, 1959—1965. Assistant professor, English Jacksonville State University, 1969—1983, professor, since 1983.

Consultant humanities Delaware, Alabama Governor's Conference Library and Information Services, 1978—1979. Member Anniston Museum League, Alabama Shakespeare Festival Association, Friends of the Library. Board directors Gadsden Cultural Arts Foundation, since 1984.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Foot of These Mountains, outdoor pageant, 1981.

Membership

Member of American Association of University Women (vice president Gadsden chapter 1978, education chairman 1979), Alabama Council English Teachers Association (member curriculum committee 1975-1979), Altrusa Internat Club (chairman Decorators' Show House 1982, correspondent secretary 1984, board directors 1985-1987).

Connections

father:
Ben Barton Griffin

mother:
Mary Delana (Sewell) Griffin