Dr. Janet Worthington



For over 30 years, Dr. Janet Worthington has been presenting women and girls
from history and literature. In period costume, she speaks as the noted woman
and dramatically recounts her life experiences. She then answers questions both
as the historic/literary figure and as herself. She has presented in Virginia, West
Virginia, New York, Louisiana, South Carolina, and throughout Idaho.


Janet Evans Worthington received her B.A. from the University of Chicago, her
M.S. from the University of Iowa, and her Ph.D. from Florida State University. She
taught English at West Virginia Institute of Technology, Nicholls State University
in Louisiana, and is a former dean and Professor Emeritus from Plattsburgh State
University of New York. Dr. Worthington also served as an adjunct professor
at Boise State University and currently teachers classes for BSU’s Center for
Professional Development.

Dr. Worthington is a member of the Speakers’ Bureau for the Idaho Humanities
Council. For information about the Speakers’ Bureau, contact Debra Schlechte at
208-345-5346 or debra@idahohumanities.org.