Monday, June 27, 2011

Alida Allison Takes Over as Director of SDSU's Children's Lit Program

Professor Alida Allison has become Director of SDSU's Children's Literature Program. She replaces Jerry Griswold.

Author of books on Isaac Bashevis Singer and Russell Hoban, Dr. Allison is known for her international initiatives (particularly in India and China) and for her work founding and running the National Children's Book Review Service. Griswold joins the program's other emeritus professors: Peter Neumeyer, Lois Kuznets, and Carole Scott.

1 comment:

  1. Nice to see you've taken over as director, Alida. I took a children's lit. class from you in 2009 and you opened my eyes to the power of literature to change childrens' lives. Thank you!!

    Lucy Meyer