Elizabeth Anne Hull

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(1937 –)

Dr. Elizabeth Anne “Betty” Hull is a Chicagoland academic, political activist, and SF fan. She was a founder of SFFNCS and a one-time regular at George Price’s. She’s been a traveling jiant and inveterate con-goer.

She has served as president of the Science Fiction Research Association and editor of its newsletter, co-chairing two SFRA Conferences. She has been a member of the panel for the John W. Campbell Memorial Award for best SF novel since 1986 and a judge for the ISFiC Writers Contest. For over ten years, she served as North American secretary for the World SF: An Organization of SF Professionals.

She was married to distinguished fan and pro Fred Pohl from 1984 until his death.

She is Professor Emerita of William Rainey Harper College in Palatine, Illinois, where she taught English for over 30 years. She was born in Upper Darby, Pennsylvania, and educated at Illinois State University (1954–55); City Colleges of Chicago (A.A., 1965); Northwestern University and Loyola University (M.A., 1970, Ph.D., 1975).

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