Title: English Educator
Location: College Station, Texas, United States
Clinton Machann, English Educator, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Educators for dedication, achievements, and leadership in the English language.
Dr. Machann’s introduction to studying English comes by the way of his early interest in journalism. He initially followed this interest as a journalism major, which paved the way for his eventual work at a newspaper. In addition to this, Dr. Machann was mentored by his high school English teacher, which aided in his decision to eventually go into the profession. He first earned a Bachelor of Arts from Texas A&M University in 1969. In 1976, he reached the pinnacle of educational success upon earning a PhD from the University of Texas. Dr. Machann began teaching right after completing his undergraduate education, joining the faculty of the Texas Public Schools in Houston in 1969. In 1971, he furthered his career by working as a teaching assistant at the University of Texas. In 1976, until his retirement in 2017, Dr. Machann taught as an English professor at his alma mater, Texas A&M University. He considers being selected for this role as one of the greatest honors of his career. Upon retiring in 2017, he received a professor emeritus title.
Throughout his career, Dr. Machann has authored a series of notable works. These include “Krasna Amerika: A Study of the Texas Czechs, 1851-1939,” “The Genre of Autobiography in Victorian Literature,” “The Essential Matthew Arnold,” “Matthew Arnold: A Literary Life,” “Perilous Voyages,” and “Masculinity in Four Victorian Epics’.” Furthermore, he has edited “Selected Letters of Matthew Arnold,” “Czech-Americans in Transition,” “Czech Voices,” and “Kosmas: Czechoslovak and Central European Journal.” He maintained professional affiliation with the Modern Language Association and for many years served as chairman of the Czech Educational Foundation of Texas.
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