Maurine K. Slaughter

Instructor of English, Interlochen Arts Academy


M.A.T., Oakland University; A.B., The University of Michigan (Phi Beta Kappa, summa cum laude, Michigan Continuing Teaching Certificate)

Maurine Slaughter has taught English at the Academy since 1976 and was Liberal Arts Division Chair, 1997-2014. Courses taught include American Literature, Southern Literature, Short Story, Language and Composition, Shakespeare, Psychological Literature, They Say / I Say: Articulating and Argument, and They Say / I Say: Writing about Literature. She was awarded sabbaticals in 1992 and 2005, and in 2006, she participated in the Teaching Shakespeare Institute, offered by the Folger Shakespeare Library and The National Endowment for the Humanities. She was a Fellow at the 2008 Project Zero Classroom / Teaching for Understanding institute through the Harvard Graduate School of Education and then participated in other Harvard summer institutes on "The Future of Learning"