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Name:  Emily Stipes Watts  

Pen Name: None

Genre: C:ADULT

Born: 1936 in Champaign, Illinois


Illinois Connection

Watts was born and raised in Champaign.

Biographical and Professional Information

Emily Stipes Watts is Emeritus Professor of English at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. She is a member of the American Institute of Archaeology, Association of Literature Scholars Critics, Authors Guild, Illinois History Society, The Philadelphia Society, Phi Beta Kappa and Phi Kappa Phi. She was a John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation fellow 1973 - 1974.

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-- Woodrow Wilson fellow, 1958-59 Kappa Alpha Theta