Moran, Mary Hurley 1947-

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MORAN, Mary Hurley 1947-

PERSONAL: Born May 1, 1947, in Boston, MA; daughter of William Thomas, Jr. (a corporate executive) and Mary Cecilia (a homemaker; maiden name, Lynch) Hurley; married Raymond Edward Garrett, May 18, 1974 (divorced, 1976); married Michael George Moran (a professor of English), August 14, 1977; children: (second marriage) Alison Emily. Education: Brown University, B.A., 1969; University of New Mexico, M.A., 1975, Ph.D., 1980. Politics: Independent. Religion: Roman Catholic. Hobbies and other interests: Ballet, running, gardening, cooking, skiing.

ADDRESSES: Home—193 Mell St., Athens, GA 30605. Office—Division of Academic Assistance, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602.

CAREER: Part-time instructor in English at Tri-County Technical College, Pendleton, SC, Limestone College, Gaffney, SC, and Central Wesleyan College, Central, SC, 1980-82; Clemson University, Clemson, SC, assistant professor of English, 1982-86; Analysis and Technology, Inc., Middletown, RI, technical editor, 1987-88; University of Georgia, Athens, instructor, 1988-91, assistant professor of English, 1991-96, associate professor, 1996—.

MEMBER: National Association for Developmental Educators, College English Association, Georgia/South Carolina College English Association, National Council of Teachers of English, South Atlantic Modern Language Association.

AWARDS, HONORS: Award from Carolinas Symposium on British Studies, 1989, for the essay "Penelope Lively's 'Moon Tiger': A Feminist 'History of the World,'" N.E.H. Panelist, 1998.


Margaret Drabble: Existing within Structures, Southern Illinois University Press (Carbondale, IL), 1983.

Penelope Lively, Twayne (New York, NY), 1993.

Contributor to books, including Margaret Drabble: Golden Realms, Pan American University Press (Edinburg, TX), 1982; Research in Composition and Rhetoric, Greenwood Press (Westport, CT), 1984; Research in Technical Communication, Greenwood Press, 1985; Twentieth-Century Rhetorics and Rhetoricians, Greenwood Press, 2000. Contributor of articles and reviews to professional journals and newspapers.

WORK IN PROGRESS: Finding Susan, a book-length memoir about the disappearance and murder of my sister.