Listee Features — March 16, 2018


Well-rounded and passionate, Emily Mitchell Wallace has worn many hats over the course of her career: writer, editor, educator, and scholar. She started out as a history and literature tutor at the Curtis Institute of Music and as a teacher of literature at the Shipley School at Bryn Mawr College, and continued on to become an instructor and assistant professor at the University of Pennsylvania and a visiting assistant professor at Swarthmore College. Dr. Wallace returned to the Curtis Institute of Music as the chair of the English Department from 1976 to 1978 and from 1979 to 1983, taking a brief interlude in the middle to serve as a leader in the Interdisciplinary Seminar at Yale University. Since 2001, she

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Driven by her desire to help others, Ruth McKim has traversed a variety of fields in the hope of making a difference. She initially decided to pursue art therapy, first as the director of art therapy at the Kentucky Baptist Hospital and then as the co-director of art therapy at Norton-Children’s Hospitals Inc. and the director of art therapy at NKC Hospitals. She loved the feeling of seeing art make people feel better, but ultimately decided to go in another direction. From 1970 to 1947, Ms. McKim became a tutor at the Kentucky Association for Specific Perceptual-Motor Disability, and in 1976, Ms. McKim became a researcher for Board Aldermen and public relations staff for the Department of Consumer Affairs. She

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