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English language educator

Patricia Bland Craddock, American English language educator. Guggenheim Foundation fellow, 1971-1972; grantee National Endowment for Humanities, 1978-1979, 85-86, Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, 1990-1991, American Council of Learned Societies, 1977.


Craddock, Patricia Bland was born on October 28, 1938 in New Orleans. Daughter of French Hood Junior and Jane (Bland) Craddock.


Associate of Arts, Stephens College, Columbia, Missouri, 1957. Bachelor, Indiana University, 1959. Master of Arts, Stanford University, 1960.

Master of Arts, Yale University, 1963. Doctor of Philosophy, Yale University, 1964.


Instructor English Alabama College, Montevallo, 1960-1961. Instructor to assistant professor Connecticut College, New London, 1963-1966. Assistant to associate professor Goucher College, Towson, Maryland, 1966-1972.

Associate to full professor Boston University, 1972-1988, chair department English, 1980-1985, University Florida, Gainesville, 1988—1994, professor, 1988—1999, distinguished professor, since 1999. Visiting professor English Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, 1981.



  • Other Interests

    Avocations: dogs, choral singing.


French Hood Craddock Junior

Jane (Bland) Craddock