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William Anthony Covino

English language educator

William Anthony Covino, American English language educator. University Illinois Chicago scholar, 1991, Humanities Institute fellow, 1993. Member Modern Language Association, National Council Teachers of English, International Society History of Rhetoric, Rhetoric Society of America, Association Teachers Advanced Composition.

Background

Covino, William Anthony was born on September 16, 1951 in Stamford, Connecticut, United States. Son of Vito Anthony and Jeanette Sylvia (Tartaglia) Covino.

Education

Bachelor in English, University of California at Los Angeles, 1973. Master of Arts in English, California State University, Northridge, 1975. Doctor of Philosophy in English, University Southern California, 1981.

Career

Assistant professor English San Diego State University, 1981-1984, associate professor English, 1984-1988, University Illinois, Chicago, 1988-1994, professor English, 1994-1998. Professor, chair English Florida Atlantic University, since 1998. Consulting reader College English, College Composition and Communication, Rhetoric Review, Journal Advanced Composition, State University of New York Press, Oxford University Press, since 1984.

Contributing edior The Writing Instructor, Los Angeles, since 1994. Member editorial board Pre/Text: A Journal of Rhetorical Theory, Arlington, Texas, since 1994. Modern Language Association executive committee History of Rhetoric, since 1999.

Works

book THE ART OF WONDERING: A REVISIONIST RETURN TO THE HISTORY OF RHETORIC book FORMS OF WONDERING: A DIALOGUE ON WRITING, FOR WRITERS book FORMS OF WONDERING: A DIALOGUE ON WRITING, FOR WRITERS 1st edition by Covino, William (1990) Paperback book The Elements of Persuasion book The Elements of Persuasion 1st edition by Covino, William A. (1997) Paperback book [(The Elements of Persuasion)] [Author: William A. Covino] published on (August, 1997)

Membership

Member Modern Language Association, National Council Teachers of English, International Society History of Rhetoric, Rhetoric Society of America, Association Teachers Advanced Composition.

Connections

Married Deborah Caslav, March 13, 1987. Children: Christopher, Nicholas, Alexandra, Daniel.

father:
Vito Anthony Covino

mother:
Jeanette Sylvia (Tartaglia) Covino

spouse:
Deborah Caslav

children:
Christopher Covino

Nicholas Covino

Alexandra Covino

Daniel Covino