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Mass communication educator

Phyllis Jean Lang, American mass communication educator. Board directors Penland (North Carolina) School Crafts, since 1982; president W.N.C. Creative Arts Hall of Fame, since 1989. Member Altrusa Club, Public Relations Association Western North Carolina.

Background

Lang, Phyllis Jean was born on October 31, 1938 in Norfolk, Nebraska, United States. Daughter of Ross Raymond and Gladys Alma (Riggs) Martin.

Education

AB with distinction, Nebraska Wesleyan University, 1960. Master of Arts, University Nebraska, 1962. Doctor of Philosophy, University Illinois, 1972.

Career

Instructor, assistant professor, then Professor of English, MacMurray College, Jacksonville, Illinois, 1962-1979;assistant editor, The Arts Journal, Asheville, North Carolina, 1980-1981;editor, The Arts Journal, Asheville, North Carolina, 1981-1986;public, The Arts Journal, Asheville, North Carolina, 1986-1987;lecturer in mass communication, U. North Carolina, Asheville, since 1989;director honors program, U. North Carolina, Asheville, since 1990.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to arts journals.

Membership

Board of directors Penland (North Carolina) School Crafts, since 1982. President W.N.C. Creative Arts Hall of Fame, since 1989. Member Altrusa Club, Public Rels.

Association Western North Carolina.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: travel, aerobic exercise, reading.

Connections

Married Wayne Wilson Lang, August 23, 1959.

father:
Ross Raymond Martin

mother:
Gladys Alma (Riggs) Martin

spouse:
Wayne Wilson Lang