This biographical article is written like a résumé. (July 2011)
Diane K. Roberts
|Born||Tallahassee, Florida, US|
|Occupation||Professor, columnist, author|
Roberts has been a commentator for NPR since 1993, a political columnist for the St. Petersburg Times, a journalist for the New York Times, the Guardian, the Washington Post, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution and the Orlando Sentinel.
Roberts is professor of literature and writing at Florida State University and a visiting fellow in creative writing at the University of Northumbria in England, specializing in Southern United States culture.
An eighth-generation Floridian whose family has lived in Florida since 1799, Roberts is related to numerous famous Floridians, including Florida’s 19th Governor Napoleon Bonaparte Broward, and L. Clayton Roberts who was director of Florida’s Division of Elections during the 2000 US presidential election. Roberts attended Brasenose College, Oxford as a Marshall Scholar.
- Dream State: Eight Generations of Swamp Lawyers, Conquistadors, Confederate Daughters, Banana Republicans, and other Florida Wildlife Free Press, 2004.
- Faulkner and Southern Womanhood, University of Georgia Press, 1993.
- The Myth of Aunt Jemima, Routledge, 1994.
- Numerous articles and essays are found at "Faculty & Staff : Diane Roberts - University of Alabama".
- Broadcast commentaries are found at "Diane Robert's archive at NPR", Retrieved 2011-07-19.
- Columns are found at "The Guardian — Diane Roberts", Retrieved 2011-07-19.
- "NPR personality Diane Roberts charms crowd with radio 'bits'", date 2011-04-27, Retrieved 2011-06-18
- "Florida Authors - Diane Roberts", Retrieved 2011-06-20
- "National Public Radio's profile of Diane Roberts", Retrieved 2011-06-20
- "Florida at the Crossroads: Five Hundred Years of Encounters, Conflicts, and Exchanges", Retrieved 2011-06-20
- "The Guardian - Diane Roberts - Profile", Retrieved 2011-06-20
- , "Faculty & Staff : Diane Roberts - University of Alabama", Retrieved 2011-06-20
- "Faculty - Creative Writing - Diane Roberts". Florida State University. Retrieved June 20, 2011.
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