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folklorist , English educator

Stephen Orin Glosecki, American English educator, folklorist. Recipient E.G. Ingalls award University Alabama Birmingham, 1991; National Endowment of the Humanities travel grantee, 1990, Fulbright fellow, 1991-1992; University Alabama Birmingham research grantee, 1994. Member Modern Language Association, Medieval Academy American.

Background

Glosecki, Stephen Orin was born on March 12, 1952 in Springfield, Illinois, United States. Son of Andy Raymond and Edith Irene (Crossland) Glosecki.

Education

Bachelor in English and History, Beloit College, Wisconsin, 1974. Master of Arts in English, University California, Davis, 1978. Doctor of Philosophy, University California, Davis, 1980.

Career

Assistant professor University Alabama, Birmingham, 1982-1988, associate professor department English, from 1988. Fulbright professor University Tromso, Norway, 1991-1992. Folklore consultant local television, newspaper and radio, since 1985.

Folklore consultant, producer Towers Productions, Chicago, 1999.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Shamanism and Old English Poetry, 1989, (poem in Old English) With Saendendum, 1986 (Caedmon prize). Contributing author: Encyclopedia of Medieval Folklore, 1999, also articles.

Membership

Member Modern Language Association, Medieval Academy American.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Calligraphy, watercolor, linocut, line drawing.

Connections

Married Karen Anne Reynolds, August 15, 1981. Children: Dylan Matthew, Christopher Michael.

father:
Andy Raymond Glosecki

mother:
Edith Irene (Crossland) Glosecki

spouse:
Karen Anne Reynolds

children:
Dylan Matthew Glosecki

Christopher Michael Glosecki