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Foreign language and literature educator

Thomas Austin O'Connor, American foreign language educator. National Defense Education Act fellow, State University of New York-Albany, 1967-1970. Member of Modern Language Association, Cervantes Society America, International Association Hispanists, American Association Teachers Spanish and Portuguese.

Background

O'Connor, Thomas Austin was born on August 19, 1943 in New York City. Son of James Francis and Catherine (Cribbin) O'Connor.

Education

Spanish teacher Bishop Gibbons High School, Schenectady, New York, 1965-1967. Consultant New York State Education Department, Albany, New York, 1969-1971. Assistant to associate professor State University of New York, Cortland, New York, 1971-1976.

Associate to professor Texas Agricultural and Mechanical U., College Station, 1976-1980. Professor, department head modern languages Kansas State University, Manhattan, 1980-1988. Professor, chair Romance Langs., State University of New York, Binghamton, 1988-1994, professor, 1995.

Career

Spanish teacher Bishop Gibbons High School, Schenectady, New York, 1965—1967. Consultant New York State Education Department, Albany, 1969—1971. Assistant to associate professor State University of New York, Cortland, 1971—1976.

Associate professor to professor Texas Agricultural and Mechanical University, College Station, 1976—1980. Professor, department head modern languages Kansas State University, Manhattan, 1980—1988. Professor, chair Romance Language State University of New York, Binghamton, 1988—1994, professor, since 1995.

Membership

Member of Modern Language Association, Cervantes Society America, International Association Hispanists, American Association Teachers Spanish and Portuguese.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Gardening, walking.

Connections

Married Rae Carolyn Schroeder, December 31, 1969. Children: Thomas Austin Junior, Carolyn Annual.

father:
James Francis O'Connor

mother:
Catherine (Cribbin) O'Connor

spouse:
Rae Carolyn Schroeder

children:
Carolyn Annual O'Connor

Thomas Austin Junior O'Connor