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language educator

Thomas Edward Wheatley, American language educator. Grantee, American Philosophical Society, 1993, National Endowment of the Humanities, 1993, American Council of Learned Societies, 2004-2005; Emerson grantee, Hamilton College, 1997, 1999, Mellon Faculty fellow in humanities, Harvard University, 1993-1994.

Background

Wheatley, Thomas Edward was born on November 13, 1957 in Augusta, Georgia, United States. Son of William Carl, Junior and Mary (Brasfield) Wheatley.

Education

Bachelor, Rhodes College, 1979. Master of Arts in Center Medieval Studies, University York, England, 1983. Master of Arts, Doctor of Philosophy, University Virginia, 1991.

Career

Instructor English as Second Language Lutheran Social Services, Jacksonville, Florida, 1982. From assistant professor to associate professor Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, 1990—2004, Elderhostel instructor, since 1994, professor, 2004—2005, chair Medieval and Renaissance studies, 1996—2004, faculty advisor disability action group, 2000—2004. Edward L. Surtz professor medieval literature Loyola University, Chicago, since 2005.

Membership

Volunteer Peace Corps. Board directors Sculpture Space, Utica, New York, since 2000. Member of Modern Language Association, Early Book Society, New Chaucer Society.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Violin, cooking.

Connections

Married Margaret Mary Mackay, August 4, 1984.

father:
William Carl Wheatley

mother:
Mary (Brasfield) Wheatley

spouse:
Margaret Mary Mackay