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administrator , English language educator

Richard Alan Sax, American English language educator, administrator. Alumni representative for Southeast Michigan Haverford (Pennsylvania) College, since 1984. Member Modern Language Association, Midwest Modern Language Association, National Council Teachers English, Michigan Honors Association, Melville Society, American Literature section Modern Language Association, Founders Society Detroit Institute Arts.

Background

Sax, Richard Alan was born on April 8, 1957 in Houston, Texas, United States. Son of Harry H. and Janet (Berman) Sax.

Education

Bachelor in English, Haverford College, 1978; Master of Arts, University of Michigan, 1979; Doctor of Philosophy, University of Michigan, 1991.

Career

English master, Blair Academy, Blairstown, New Jersey, 1979-1980; chair department English, Fessenden School, West Newton, Massachusetts, 1980-1982; adjunct instructor English, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, 1982-1986; assistant Professor of English, Madonna U., Livonia, Michigan, 1984=92; associate professor, Madonna U., Livonia, Michigan, 1992-1996; professor, Madonna U., Livonia, Michigan, since 1996; chair English and Communication Arts, Madonna U., Livonia, Michigan, 1990-1995; dean College of Arts & Humanities, since 1995. Director honors program Madonna U., since 1988.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: On Melville, 1992. Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Alumni representative for Southeast Michigan Haverford (Pennsylvania) College, since 1984. Member Modern Language Association, Midwest Modern Language Association, National Council Teachers English, Michigan Honors Association, Melville Society, American Literature section Modern Language Association, Founders Society Detroit Institute Arts.

Connections

Married Mary Beth Cortez, August 1, 1980 (divorced August 8, 1997). Children: Daniel, Jonathan, Megan.

father:
Harry H. Sax

mother:
Janet (Berman) Sax

spouse:
Mary Beth Cortez

children:
Megan Sax

Daniel Sax

Jonathan Sax