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historian , writer

William Shield Mc Feely, American historian, writer. Member American History Association, Southern History Association, Society of America Historians, Organization American Historians, Poets, Playwrights, Editors, Essayists and Novelists association Center, Century Association, Authors Guild.

Background

Feely, William Shield Mc was born on September 25, 1930 in New York City. Son of William C. and Marguerite (Shield) Mc Feely.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Amherst College, 1952; Doctor of Humane Letters, Amherst College, 1982; Master of Arts, Yale University, 1962; Doctor of Philosophy, Yale University, 1966; LD, Washington College, 1986.

Career

Assistant professor of history and American studies, Yale University, 1966-1969; associate professor, Yale University, 1969-1970; dean faculty, Mount Holyoke College, 1970-1973; professor of history, Mount Holyoke College, 1970-1980; Rodman professor of history, Mount Holyoke College, 1980-1982; Andrew W. Mellon professor in the humanities, Mount Holyoke College, 1982-1986; Richard B. Russell professor American history, U. Georgia, Athens, 1986-1994; Abraham Baldwin professor of Humanities, U. Georgia, Athens, 1994-1997; professor emeritus, U. Georgia, Athens, since 1997. Teacher Yale-Harvard-Columbia intensive summer studies program, 1967-1969. Visiting professor of history University College London, 1978-1979, Amherst College, 1980-1981, U. Massachusetts, 1984-1985, John Jay McCloy professor, 1988-1989.

Consultant to com.on judiciary United States House of Representatives, 1974.

Works

Membership

Member American History Association, Southern History Association, Society of America Historians, Organization American Historians, Poets, Playwrights, Editors, Essayists and Novelists association Center, Century Association, Authors Guild.

Connections

Married Mary Drake, September 13, 1952. Children: William Drake, Eliza, Jennifer.

father:
William C. Feely

mother:
Marguerite (Shield) Mc Feely

spouse:
Mary Drake

children:
Eliza Feely

William Drake Feely

Jennifer Feely