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English literature educator

Sylvia Wiese Iskander, American English literature educator. Grantee American Association of University Women, 1975. Founder Lafayette Greenbelt, 1975. Member Modern Language Association, Children's Literature Association (treasurer 1994-1997, vice president/president-elect 1997-1998, president 1998-1999), International Research Society Children's Literature, National Council Teachers English, Phi Kappa Phi.

Background

Iskander, Sylvia Wiese was born on June 27, 1940 in Boston, Massachusetts, United States. Daughter of Herbert Edward and Mary Elizabeth (Cavin) Wiese.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Louisiana State University, 1961. Master of Arts, University Southwestern Louisiana, 1965. Doctor of Philosophy, Florida State University, 1969.

Career

From assistant to associate Professor of English,, U. Southwestern Louisiana, Lafayette, 1969-1982; professor, U. Southwestern Louisiana, Lafayette, since 1982; director Writing Center, U. Southwestern Louisiana, Lafayette, 1980-1982, 83-86. Lecturer English, U. Houston, 1965-1966.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Rousseau's Emile and Early Children's Literature, 1971. Contributor articles to professional journals. Editor (book) The Image of the Child, 1991.

Membership

Founder Lafayette Greenbelt, 1975. Member Modern Language Association, Children's Literature Association (treasurer 1994-1997, vice president/president-elect 1997-1998, president 1998-1999), International Research Society Children's Literature, National Council Teachers English, Phi Kappa Phi.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: reading, traveling, gardening.

Connections

Married William H. Patterson Junior, June 2, 1962 (divorced April 1977). 1 child, Deborah Ann. Married Awad A. Iskander, May 22, 1982.

1 child, Alexandra Lucia.

father:
Herbert Edward Wiese

mother:
Mary Elizabeth (Cavin) Wiese

spouses:
William H. Patterson Junior

Awad A. Iskander

children:
Deborah Ann Iskander

Alexandra Lucia Iskander