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language educator , writer

Thomas Bacon Whitbread, American language educator, writer. Recipient third Aga Khan prize for fiction Paris Review, 1960, Literature Anthology Program award National Endowment for Arts, 1968, Outstanding Freshman Teacher award Phi Eta Sigma, 1972-1973. Member American Association of University Professors, Texas Institute Letters (Poetry award 1965, 83), National, American amateur press associations, Phi Beta Kappa.

Background

Whitbread, Thomas Bacon was born on August 22, 1931 in Bronxville, New York, United States. Son of Thomas Francis and Caroline Nancy (Bacon) Whitbread.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Amherst College, 1952; A.M., Harvard University, 1953; Doctor of Philosophy, Harvard University, 1959.

Career

Instructor English,, University Texas at Austin, 1959-1962; assistant professor, University Texas at Austin, 1962-1965; associate professor, University Texas at Austin, 1965-1971; professor, University Texas at Austin, since 1971. Visiting associate professor Rice U., 1969-1970. Member literature advisory panel Texas Commision on Arts and Humanities, 1972-1976.

Membership

Member American Association of University Professors, Texas Institute Letters (Poetry award 1965, 83), National, American amateur press associations, Phi Beta Kappa.

Connections

father:
Thomas Francis Whitbread

mother:
Caroline Nancy (Bacon) Whitbread