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Tanya Maria Swails-Morah, American director, educator. Recipient Outstanding faculty award, Wilberforce University, 1980, Distinguished Service award, 1981. Member executive board Universal Liberty in Christ Truth Kingdom, since 1981; Member of American Association of University Professors, Black Women Academicians, National Council Teachers English, Delta Sigma Theta.

Background

Swails-Morah, Tanya Maria was born on January 7, 1954 in Cleveland. Daughter of Nathaniel and Jane (Lane) Swails.

Education

Bachelor, Ohio State University, Columbus, 1974. Master of Arts in Black Literature, Ohio State University, Columbus, 1976. Master of Arts in Journalism, Ohio State University, Columbus, 1976.

Career

Moderator, producer talk show sta WVKO, Columbus, 1976. Communicative skills instructor Ohio State University, 1976. Managing editor Columbus Onyx News, 1975—1977.

Assistant to news director station WTVN-television, Columbus, 1977. News reporter station WBIE/WCOB, Marietta, Georgia, 1977, Atlanta Daily World, 1977. Newscaster station WCSU, Wilberforce, Ohio, 1979.

Staff writer Dayton Black Press, 1979—1980. News correspondent Daily Gazette, Xenia, 1980. Instructor English Wilberforce University, 1977—1978.

Director mass media communications program. Assistant professor English, 1978—1981. Instructor dance Central State University, Wilberforce, 1978—1981.

Adjunct professor English, since 1981. Coordinator publications, since 1981.

Membership

Member executive board Universal Liberty in Christ Truth Kingdom, since 1981. Member of American Association of University Professors, Black Women Academicians, National Council Teachers English, Delta Sigma Theta.

Connections

Married Emeka Ogbogu Morah, July 9, 1981.

father:
Nathaniel Swails

mother:
Jane (Lane) Swails

spouse:
Emeka Ogbogu Morah