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English educator

Wanda C. Macon, American English educator. Member advisory board AmeriCorps, Jackson, Mississippi, 1997; instructor Literacy, Jackson, since 1993. Member Modern Language Association, George Moses Horton Society, College Language Association, Caribbean Literature Association.

Background

Macon, Wanda C. was born on March 6, 1956 in Clarksdale, Mississippi, United States. Daughter of Johnnie and Odester Katie Mae Macon.

Education

Bachelor, Jackson (Mississippi) State University, 1978. Master of Arts, Jackson (Mississippi) State University, 1983. Doctor of Philosophy, Ohio State University, 1992.

Career

Instructor Lane College, Jackson, Tennessee, 1983-1988. Graduate research assistant Ohio State University, Columbus, 1989-1990. Assistant professor English Mississippi State University, Starkville, 1992-1993.

Assistant professor English, Jackson State University, since 1993. Visiting lecturer Ohio State University, Newark, 1991. Visiting assistant professor University Mississippi, Oxford, 1993.

Poet in residence Mississippi Arts Alliance, Jackson, 1996.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Stories Seen Through Screened Doors, 1999. Author critical articles Oxford Companion to African American Literature.

Religion

During the second coming of Christ, the God will sit in judgment and divide humanity between the saved and the lost and will sit in judgment of the believers, rewarding them for things done while alive.

Politics

Capital punishment be administered only when the pursuit of truth and justice result in clear and overwhelming evidence of guilt.

Views

Christians should take seriously their calling as salt and light.

Membership

Member advisory board AmeriCorps, Jackson, Mississippi, 1997. Instructor Literacy, Jackson, since 1993. Member Modern Language Association, George Moses Horton Society, College Language Association, Caribbean Literature Association.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Reading, writing, listening to music, debating.

Connections

father:
Johnnie Macon

mother:
Odester Katie Mae Macon