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English language educator

Norma Jean Richey, American English language educator. University Oklahoma Press fellow, 1965; Fulbright Research scholar Council International Exchange of Scholars, 1987. Member American Association Study Australian Literature (founding member, member executive board 1986-1988).


Richey, Norma Jean was born on February 14, 1937 in Wetumka, Oklahoma, United States. Daughter of Melvin Levi and Jewell Ova (Hill) Smith.


Bachelor, University Oklahoma, 1965. Master of Arts, University Oklahoma, 1968. Doctor of Philosophy, University Oklahoma, 1986.

Master of Arts in Public History, University Texas, Arlington, 1997.


Teaching associate University Oklahoma, Norman, 1980-1983. Member English faculty Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, 1983-1987. Lecturer Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, 1994.

Panelist Association Study of Australian Literature, Launceston, Tasmania, 1987, South Central Modern Language Association, Arlington, Texas, 1988. Executive director Australian-American Fiction/Film Federation, Austin, Texas, 1988. Visiting assistant professor University Oklahoma, Norman, 1995.

Speaker in field.


  • Other Work

    • Member editorial staff Henry James Review, 1983-1987. Contributor book reviews, articles to professional journals.


Member American Association Study Australian Literature (founding member, member Executive Board 1986-1988).


Married David M. Richey, November 5, 1965 (divorced 1974). Children: Thomas William, Julie Melissa.

Melvin Levi Smith

Jewell Ova (Hill) Smith

David M. Richey

Thomas William Richey

Julie Melissa Richey