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Tamora Ann Whitney

literature educator

Tamora Ann Whitney, American literature educator. Fellow, University Nebraska, 1983-1985; scholar, 1985-1987. Member of Omaha Altrusa (communications officer since 2000), Mensa (scholarship judge 1995—2006, communications officer Nebraska chapter since 1995, named Poet Laureate We. Nebraska Iowa chapter 2003, National Public award 2005), Ladies Ancient Order Hibernians, Sigma Tau Delta.

Background

Whitney, Tamora Ann was born on April 4, 1961 in Omaha. Daughter of Robert William and Konnie Kay (Beeman) Whitney.

Education

Bachelor in English, College St. Mary, Omaha, 1983. Master of Arts in English, University Nebraska, Lincoln, 1984. Doctor of Philosophy in English, University Nebraska, Lincoln, 1990.

Career

Instructor Southeast Community College, Lincoln, 1984—1986. Teaching assistant University Nebraska, 1985—1987. Writing specialist Doane College, Crete, 1986—1990.

Instructor Iowa We. Community College, Council Bluff, Iowa, 1990—1993, Metropolitan Community College, Omaha, since 1993. Assistant professor Creighton University, Omaha, since 1991. Instructor College St. Mary, since 1998.

Freelance editor, Omaha, 2005.

Works

  • Member editorial board: Nebraska English Journal, 1991-1993. Author: History of Names, 1990, Wheel of The Year, 1995. Editor: Menopause Maze, 2005.

    Contributor poems to various publications.

Membership

Member of Omaha Altrusa (communications officer since 2000), Mensa (scholarship judge 1995—2006, communications officer Nebraska chapter since 1995, named Poet Laureate We. Nebraska Iowa chapter 2003, National Public award 2005), Ladies Ancient Order Hibernians, Sigma Tau Delta.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    History, Irish folk music, culture.

Connections

Married Gordon Russell Mosher, September 24, 2005.

father:
Robert William Whitney

mother:
Konnie Kay (Beeman) Whitney

spouse:
Gordon Russell Mosher