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educator , Literature educator

William Burroughs Watterson, American literature educator, educator. Member of National Council Teachers English.

Background

Watterson, William Burroughs was born on August 23, 1943 in Shelby, North Carolina, United States. Son of William Monroe and Myra Maryl (Burroughs).

Education

Associate of Arts, Gardner-Webb College, 1963. Bachelor of Science, Appalachian State University, 1965. Master of Arts, 1970.

Career

Teacher English Winston-Salem Schools, North Carolina, 1965—1970. Professor English Lees–McRae College, Banner Elk, 1970—1971. Professor English Brevard College, 1971—1973, director admissions, 1973—1979, professor chairman department English, since 1979, acting dean, department chairman, since 1984.

Owner stained glass craft company.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Co-editor: Carolina Voices, 1983. Editor: Hemlocks and Balsams, 1980-1985. Contributor articles to professional journals.

Religion

Through Jesus' death on the cross, and his resurrection, God has broken the power of all that is evil, in the world and in people.

Politics

Leadership appointments should reflect the racial and ethnic diversity of the body of Christ.

Views

People are called to love God not only with their hearts, but also with their minds. All things should be considered through the light of reason. In order to do that, it is necessary to become aware of different points of view and be able to develop critical thinking in relation to any political or social problem.

Membership

Member of National Council Teachers English.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Acting, guitar, building stained glass windows and lamps.

Connections

Married Carol Juanita Sisk, June 3, 1962. Children: Eric, Kelly.

father:
William Monroe Watterson

mother:
Myra Maryl (Burroughs) Watterson

spouse:
Carol Juanita Sisk

child:
Eric Watterson

child:
Kelly Watterson