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French language and literature educator

Richard Joseph Bourcier, French language and literature educator. Cantor Church St. Gregory, Clarks Green, Pennsylvania, since 1973. Sergeant United States Army, 1953-1955. Member Modern Language Association, American Association of University Professors, American Association Teachers French, Association des Amis de Georges Duhamel, United States Amateur Ballroom Dancers Association.

Background

Bourcier, Richard Joseph was born on December 25, 1930 in New Bedford, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Adrien and Alida (Richard) Bourcier.

Education

AB, Assumption College, 1958. Master of Arts in French, Laval University, 1959. Doctor of Philosophy in Comparative Literature, State University of New York, Binghamton, 1983.

Career

Instructor New Bedford (Massachusetts) Public School Systems, 1959-1960, College of the Holy Cross, Worcester, Massachusetts, 1961-1968. Assistant then associate professor University Scranton (Pennsylvania), 1968—1983. Professor University Scranton, Pennsylvania, 1983—1997.

Emeritus, 1994

Director French house University Scranton, 1989-1994.

Membership

Cantor Church St. Gregory, Clarks Green, Pennsylvania, since 1973. Sergeant United States Army, 1953-1955. Member Modern Language Association, American Association of University Professors, American Association Teachers French, Institut Français, Association des Amis de Georges Duhamel, United States of America Dance, Inc.

(formerly United States Amateur Ballroom Dancers Association).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: woodworking, music, dancing.

Connections

Married Florence Rita Michaud, June 17, 1961 (deceased December 26, 1994). Children: Michelle, Camille, Jeanine, Normand, Paul.

father:
Adrien Bourcier

mother:
Alida (Richard) Bourcier

spouse:
Florence Rita Michaud

children:
Michelle Bourcier

Camille Bourcier

Jeanine Bourcier

Normand Bourcier

Paul Bourcier