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educator , historian

Sylvia Wallace McGrath, American historian, educator. Member Organization American Historians, Texas Association College Teachers (regional vice president 1992-1993), Southern History Association, History Science Society, Society History of Technology, Forest History Society, American Society Environmental History.

Background

McGrath, Sylvia Wallace was born on February 27, 1937 in Montpelier, Vermont, United States. Daughter of George John and Martha Eloise (Cooper) Wallace.

Education

Bachelor, Michigan State University, East Lansing, 1959;Master of Arts, Radcliffe College, Cambridge, 1960;Doctor of Philosophy, University of Wisconsin, Madison, 1966.

Career

Teacher, Falmouth (Massachusetts) Public Schools, 1960-1961;teacher, M. County Day School, C. Madera, California, 1961-1962;assistant professor of history, Stephen F. Austin State University, Nacogdoches, Texas, 1968-1973;associate professor of history, Stephen F. Austin State University, Nacogdoches, Texas, 1973-1987;professor of history, Stephen F. Austin State University, Nacogdoches, Texas, since 1987;Regents' professor, Stephen F. Austin State University, Nacogdoches, 1994-1995.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Charles Kenneth Leith, Scientific Advisor, 1971. Book reviewer Journal American History, Journal Southern History, Forest and Conservation History, Southwestern History Quarterly, East Texas History Journal, Environmental History Review, ISIS, Science Books and Films, Legacies, others. Contributor chapters to books, articles to professional jours.

Membership

Member Organization American Historians, Texas Association College Teachers (regional vice president 1992-1993), Southern History Association, History Science Society, Society History of Technology, Forest History Society, American Society Environmental History.

Connections

Married W. Thomas McGrath, June 11, 1966. Children: Sandra Jean, Charles George.

father:
George John Wallace

mother:
Martha Eloise (Cooper) Wallace

spouse:
W. Thomas McGrath

children:
Sandra Jean McGrath

Charles George McGrath