Log In

Rosa Shand Edit Profile

English educator

Rosa Shand, American English educator. Member Texas Institute Letters, Associate Writers Programs. Hub City Writing Project, Amnesty International, Phi Beta Kappa.

Background

Shand, Rosa was born on May 8, 1937 in Wilmington, North Carolina, United States. Daughter of Gadsden Edwards and Mary Boykin (Heyward) Shand.

Education

Bachelor in English and Art, Randolph-Macon Woman's College, Lynchburg, Virginia, 1959. Master of Arts, University Texas, 1981. Doctor of Philosophy, University Texas, 1983.

Career

English teacher Virginia Public Schools, 1958-1961, Bishop Tucker College, Mukono, Uganda, 1962-1969, Episcopal Seminary Southwest, Austin, Texas, 1974-1977. Writer for educational television Southwest Center for Educational television, 1978-1980. Instructor English Iona College, New Rochelle, New York, 1982-1983, University Texas, Austin, 1984-1985.

Larrabee professor English Converse College, Spartanburg, South Carolina, 1985—2001. Visiting writer Wofford College, since 2001. Board governors South Carolina Academy Authors, 1992-1997.

Board directors Emrys Foundation, Greenville, South Carolina, 1994-1996. Visiting writer Wofford College, Spartanburg, since 2001.

Membership

Member Texas Institute Letters, Associate Writers Programs. Hub City Writing Project, Amnesty International, Phi Beta Kappa.

Connections

Married Philip Williams Turner III, September 13, 1958 (divorced April 1986). Children: Philip Gadsden Turner, Mary Cantey Meigs, Kristin Shand Turner.

father:
Gadsden Edwards Shand

mother:
Mary Boykin (Heyward) Shand

spouse:
Philip Williams Turner III

children:
Philip Gadsden Turner Shand

Mary Cantey Meigs Shand

Kristin Shand Turner Shand