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Interview Of James A. Butler, Ph.D., James A. Butler, Nyomi Gonzalez Jan 2012

Interview Of James A. Butler, Ph.D., James A. Butler, Nyomi Gonzalez

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James A. Butler was born in 1945 in Wilkinsburg, Pennsylvania. After graduating from Central Catholic High School in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, he attended La Salle College, graduating in 1967. He received his Ph.D. from Cornell University and was hired to teach in the English Department of La Salle University. He has been English Department Chair, Director of the Honors Program, and Curator of the Wister Special Collection in Connelly Library. He is a Wordsworth specialist.


Interview Of Cherylyn Rush, Cherylyn Rush, Linda Sago Jan 2012

Interview Of Cherylyn Rush, Cherylyn Rush, Linda Sago

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Cherylyn Landora Edwards Rush was born in 1959 in Shirley, Massachusetts. Mrs. Rush moved to Pennsylvania at a very young age. Her father, Lester Edwards, was in the military. After her parents divorced, Cherylyn’s mother Pearl developed ovarian cancer and passed away when Cherylyn was about seven years old. Her grandmother Louise Jackson then cared for Cherylyn until she went to live with their father. Mr. Edwards had remarried. When Cherylyn’s father and her stepmother divorced, she returned to Philadelphia, PA and attended William Penn High School. Cherylyn earned her high school diploma although she was pregnant with ...


Interview Of Edward J. Sheehy, F.S.C., Ph.D., Edward J. Sheehy, Lauren De Angelis Jan 2012

Interview Of Edward J. Sheehy, F.S.C., Ph.D., Edward J. Sheehy, Lauren De Angelis

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Edward J. Sheehy was born in 1946 to Edward and Rosemary Sheehy. His father was a naval commander and later the head of an aerospace company called Hercules. He entered the novitiate of the Christian Brothers in 1963, received his undergraduate degree in history from La Salle College in 1968, his Master of Liberal Arts from Johns Hopkins University in 1973, and his Ph.D. in History from George Washington University in 1983. He worked at St. Gabriel's Hall, Calvert College High School, Hudson Catholic High School, Central Catholic High School in Pittsburgh, PA, and La Salle University. A ...


Interview Of James T. Dever, James T. Dever, William Gold Jan 2012

Interview Of James T. Dever, James T. Dever, William Gold

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James T. Dever was born in 1945 in the Kensington section of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania to Walter and Ruth Dever. He attended North Catholic High School in Philadelphia and joined the Order of the Oblates of St. Francis de Sales while still in High School. He majored in Theology and English at Catholic University and Allentown College, then received his Master of Arts in English at Villanova University. He taught English at North Catholic High. Ordained as a priest in 1973, Father Dever has been a parish priest, hospital chaplain, and most recently campus minister of the University Ministry and Service ...