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Philip Furia

professor
Kenan Hall 1232 | 910.962.3321 | furiap@uncw.edu

Philip Furia

 

Background

PhD, University of Iowa, 1970
MFA, Iowa Writers Workshop, 1970
MA, University of Chicago, 1966
BA, Oberlin College, 1965

 

 

Publications

hollywoodAmericas Songsskylarkberlinira

Awards

  • Faculty Scholarship Award, University of North Carolina Wilmington, 2006
  • Presented with the Key to the City of Savannah by Mayor Floyd Adams for Skylark: The Life and Times of Johnny Mercer, the first biography of the Savannah-born songwriter, 2003.
  • Scholar of the College, University of Minnesota, 1991-94
  • Distinguished Teaching Award, University of Minnesota, College of Continuing Education and Extension, 1989
  • Fulbright Professorship, University of Graz (Austria), 1982‑83

 

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