Ingrid Waterhouse Graff
1974-76 M.A. English Literature, The Moral Vision of Mervyn Peake. Bangor
University, North Wales.
1973-74 Post Graduate Certificate in Education, English and Drama. Bangor
University , North Wales.
1970-73 B.A. Honors, English Major, Drama Minor. Bangor University,
Adjunct Faculty for College for Lifelong Learning, University of New
Hampshire. Taught numerous college credit courses and mentored students
in English literature since 1990.
Lecturer, New Hampshire Humanities Council. Lectured and lead book
discussion books throughout the state for libraries and colleges on English
and American literature.
Have received many grants from the Council to set up literature study
courses in libraries in northern New Hampshire. Most recently, in 1995, I
organized and taught a class called "The Director's Eye: The Novelist's Pen"
which studied the art forms of literature and cinema and compared and
contrasted books and films. It had an enrollment of over fifty people at the
New Hampshire Technical College Library in Berlin, NH, and was funded by
the Humanities Council.
Instructor, Elderhostel. Since 1983 have taught many courses for Elderhostel.
Course titles include:
Independent Lecturer. As an independent scholar and lecturer have lectured
for the Maine Humanities Council, Massachusetts' Public Libraries, Randolph
Summer Colloquy, and the Jane Austen Society of North America.
Instructor, Adult Literacy Program, NH State Library. Participate as a
humanist for adult literacy programs throughout the state.
Director, Pathfinders. Director of the Pathfinders program in Berlin, NH.
This program is for Middle School girls and focuses on mother/daughter
communication. It attempts to engender self esteem in the girls and expand
their horizons with regard to themselves and their educational and
professional goals. 1993-1996.
Instructor, Appalachian Mountain Club. Offered a series of weekend and
week-long workshops on writing and literature.
|Freelance Writer.||Published articles on herbs and gardening in Country|
|Journal, Cuisine, The Herb Quarterly and The Herb Companion.|
ESL teacher. Taught English as a second language in Paris, France for the
Audivisuel Ecole. Instructed people at all learning levels, often devising
curriculum to meet their needs. 1977-78.
1992 William L. Dunfey Award for Excellence in Humanities awarded by the
New Hampshire Humanities Council.
1993 NH Humanities Research Grant
to research into the way women
writers have portrayed houses in their fiction. This research resulted in a
presentation entitled, A House of Her Own. It was presented to various
libraries throughout New Hampshire.
Coos County Family Health Services - Board member 1988-90.
Gorham Community Learning Center - Chair 1990 - 1994.
Northern New Hampshire Charitable Fund - Incorporator 1996 -
Littleton Public Library- While studying for MLIS, have been an active
volunteer in this library.
Interests outside of literature and herbs include: films, dance, theater, cookery,
history, travel, gardening, walking, canoeing, hiking, biking, and camping.
My husband and I share a love of nature and are both interested in
Currently enrolled in a Masters in Library Science and Information program
through the University of Rhode Island.