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Humanities educator

Sheila Herron Murnaghan, German, American humanities educator. Mellon fellow Whitney Humanities Center, 1981-1982, junior fellow Center for Hellenic Studies, Washington, 1984-1985, Morse fellow Yale University, 1984-1985. Member Modern Language Association, American Philological Association.

Background

Murnaghan, Sheila Herron was born on November 16, 1951 in Frankfurt, Germany. Came to United States, 1951. Daughter of Francis Dominic Murnaghan Junior and Jane Espy Hughes.

Education

AB, Harvard University, 1973. Bachelor, Newnham College, Cambridge, England, 1975. Doctor of Philosophy, University North Carolina, 1980.

Career

Lecturer, then assistant professor classical studies, Yale University, New Haven, 1987; associate professor, Yale University, New Haven associate professor, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, since 1990. Assistant director Whitney Humanities Center, New Haven, 1985-1988.

Membership

Member Modern Language Association, American Philological Association.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocation: reading.

Connections

Married Hugh Bernard Gordon, July 25, 1980. Children: George Murnaghan Gordon, Jane Espy Gordon.

father:
Francis Dominic Murnaghan Junior

mother:
Jane Espy Hughes

spouse:
Hugh Bernard Gordon

child:
Jane Espy Gordon Murnaghan

child:
George Murnaghan Gordon Murnaghan