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language educator

Stanley Bruce McWhorter, American language educator. Life Certified Education Kentucky, 1950. Grantee continued study in chosen field, 1965; recipient Southwestern grant for Teaching Excellence, 1959-1960, Community Leadership award, Lions Club American, 1961-1963, Wesleyan plaque International Relations, 1963-1967 Wesleyan grant for study British American Balladry, 1963-1967.


McWhorter, Stanley Bruce was born on June 17, 1930 in Osco, Kentucky, United States. Son of Stanley Vergil and Myrtie Alice (Stearns) M.


Bachelor, Transylvania University, Lexington, 1954. Master of Arts, University Kentucky, 1961. Doctor of Philosophy, University Kentucky, 1963.


Instructor English Southwestern College, Winfield, Kansas, 1959-1960, Morehead State University, Kentucky, 1960-1961, Eastern Kentucky State University, Richmond, 1961-1963. Assistant professor English West Virginia Wesleyan College, Buckhannon, 1963-1967. Associate professor English University S. C., Florence, 1967-1970.

Professor English Xavier University, Cincinnati, 1972-1975, University Dayton, Ohio, 1975-1995. Retired, since 1995

Educational coordinator National Folk Festival Associate American, Washington District of Columbia, 1963-1967.


  • Life Certified Education Kentucky, 1950.


  • Other Work

    • Author: Annotated Bibilography of William Wordsworth's Writings and Ana from 1935-1941, 1961, The Annual Anthology of College Poetry and Literature, 1965, The Idea of Religious Struggle in Four Seventeenth Century English Poets, 1967, The Use of the Folk Ballad in the English Class, 1971, Superstitions of Appalachia, 1975.


Director civic activities Lions Clubs, Jamestown, Kentucky, 1953-1955. Life member Modern Language Association American (editorial supervisor, 1963-1967, scholarship advanced studies, 1963), National Council Teachers English, National Education Association American, College Association English Teachers, American Association University Professors.


  • Other Interests

    Running, swimming, travel.


Stanley Vergil M.

Myrtie Alice (Stearns) M.