Maryann Pasda DiEdwardo
Lehigh University; University of Maryland Global Campus
Maryann DiEdwardo holds a B.A. in Theatre Arts from The Pennsylvania State University, a M.A in English from Lehigh University, and a Doctor of Education from California Coast University. She is a poet, educator, published author, Adjunct Professor at the University of Maryland University College, and recipient of many accolades and awards such as the 2018 Professional Achievement Award and the 2016 Karen Lentz Award from the College English Association, as well as the 2017 University of Maryland University College Stanley J. Drazek Teaching Excellence Award. Maryann’s widespread research interests include literacy, metacognition, pairing music and linguistic intelligences, social justice, poetics, American women writers and writing as therapy; to name a few. Her published work includes Pairing Music and Linguistic Intelligences (Record, 2005), American Women Writers, Poetics, and the Nature of Gender Study (Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2016), and The Legacy of Katharine Hepburn (AuthorHouse, 2008). In 2017 DiEdwardo was interviewed for the documentary Les Couples Mythiques du Cinema, Katherine Hepburn and Spencer Tracy by Bertrand Tessier.