Jewel Spears Brooker

Title:  Professor Emerita

Company:  Eckerd College

Location:  Saint Petersburg, FL United States


  • Inductee, Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement (2018)
  • Featured Listee, Who’s Who in America, Marquis Who’s Who (2009-2016)
  • Featured Listee, Who’s Who in American Education, Marquis Who’s Who (2007-2008)
  • Featured Listee, Who’s Who in Entertainment, Marquis Who’s Who (1998-1999)
  • Featured Listee, Who’s Who in the South and Southwest, Marquis Who’s Who (1991-1994, 1999-2000)
  • Featured Listee, Who’s Who in the World, Marquis Who’s Who (2011-2016)
  • Featured Listee, Who’s Who of American Women, Marquis Who’s Who (2010-2011)
  • Recipient, Independent Scholar Fellowship, National Endowment of the Humanities (1980-1981)
  • Recipient, College Teachers Fellowship (1987)
  • Recipient, Grant, Florida Endowment for the Humanities (1983)
  • Recipient, Grant, Missouri Arts Council
  • Recipient, Grant, Wilbur Foundation
  • Recipient, Grant, Knight Foundation
  • Recipient, Southern Education Board (1983)
  • Recipient, Liberty Fund (1996)
  • Recipient, Teaching Excellence and Campus Leadership Award, Sears-Roebuck Foundation (1990)
  • Recipient, Pew Scholars Fellowship (1999-2000)
  • Recipient, Distinguished Service Award, T.S. Eliot Society (2002)
  • Recipient, Lloyd Chapin Award for Excellence (2003)
  • Recipient, Distinguished Humanities Award, University of South Florida (2010)
  • Named, Distinguished Faculty Lecturer, Eckerd College (2006)
  • Named, Lawson Lecturer, Stetson University (2006)
  • Named, Fulbright Senior Specialist in American Literature (2007-2011)
  • Recipient, Fulbright Fellowship, Hebrew University of Jerusalem (2007)
  • Recipient, Award, Northwest University of South Africa (2011)


  • PhD, University of South Florida
  • MA, University of Florida
  • BS, Stetson University

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