Interview with Laurie L. Bottoms, April 8, 1992

Project: University of Kentucky Oral History Project

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Interview Summary

Laurie Bottoms, in her third and final interview, discusses her different job titles. She is an assistant professor in the Department of Curriculum and Instruction, along with being the chair of the Language Program Faculty Committee. Even though this is her first and only year at UK, Bottoms loves the friendly working environment, the helpful people, and the excellent working conditions. Bottoms explains the effect that gender has had upon her career. She states that she wants to see women breaking barriers in education and career choices. Bottoms greatly appreciates the challenge in her work. She describes her greatest professional achievements, which have been completing her PhD, having a recent publication in the National Writing Project magazine, The Quarterly, and being selected to work with the Carnegie Center. She describes a few changes that she would like to make in higher education in Kentucky, including creating a writing program.

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1992oh141_af490

Interviewee Name

Laurie L. Bottoms

Interviewer Name

Aimee Jones

Interview Date

1992-04-08

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Bottoms, Laurie L. Interview by Aimee Jones. 08 Apr. 1992. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Bottoms, L.L. (1992, April 08). Interview by A. Jones. University of Kentucky Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Bottoms, Laurie L., interview by Aimee Jones. April 08, 1992, University of Kentucky Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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