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Foreign language educator

Tamara J. Patton, American foreign language educator. French Embassy scholar, 1992.

Background

Patton, Tamara J. was born on December 6, 1957 in Baltimore. Daughter of Martin Hobert Patton and Dixie J. Sult.

Education

Bachelor in French, University North Carolina, Greensboro, 1980. Master of Arts in French, University North Carolina, Greensboro, 1987. Doctor of Philosophy student, University North Carolina, Chapel Hill, since 1991.

Certified in Egyptian hieroglyphs, Arabic Language Institute, Cairo, 1991.

Career

Graduate French instructor University North Carolina, Greensboro, 1981-1984. Manager Magic Travel, North Carolina, 1986-1987. French teacher South Florence (South Carolina) High School, 1987.

French, Persian, Arabic and English as Second Language instructor High Point (North Carolina) University, since 1988. French instructor University North Carolina, Chapel Hill, 1993-1994. Spanish instructor Guilford Technology Community College, 1995.

Member Spanish study group University North Carolina, summer 1995, moderator Annual French Literature Symposium, 1994. Presenter, lecturer in field. Resided with Berber tribe in Morocco, summer 1994.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Illustrator, artist textbooks and portraits. Foreign correspondent (Moroccan newspaper) La Tribune of Fez, since 1994. Translator of articles.

Membership

Officer Greensboro (North Carolina) Committee for Relocation of Refugees, 1990. Board directors University of North Alabama of United States of America, Winston-Salem, North Carolina, since 1993. Active Greensboro Junior Chamber of Commerce, 1991-1992, Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, Greensboro, 1990-1992.

Organizer community watch program Sedge Lake Garden, Kernersville, North Carolina, since 1995. Member Modern Language Association, Foreign Language Association North Carolina, United Nations Association American (board directors since 1993), University Women American, Archael. Institute American, Piedmont Indep.

College Association, Pi Delta Phi (president 1982-1983, honorary).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: Egyptology, foreign languages, research in ancient documents, tennis. Egyptology, foreign languages, painting, literary criticism, research in ancient documents.

Connections

father:
Martin Hobert Patton

mother:
Dixie J. Sult