John Siemon Diekhoff, American educator. Served from private to captain Army of the United States, 1943-1946. Rockefeller Foundation fellow humanities, 1948-1949.; Member Modern Language Association, Milton Society American (president 1957-1958), College English Association, National Council Teachers English, Theta Chi, Phi Delta Kappa, Phi Kappa Phi.
Instructor rhetoric University of Michigan, 1928-1929. Instructor English, Oberlin College, 1929-1940. Assistant associate Professor of English, Queens College, 1940-1951.
Director Center for Study Liberal Education, Chicago, 1951-1953. Professor education, director institutional research Hunter College, 1953-1956. Dean Cleveland College, Western Reserve U., 1956-1963.
Professor higher education University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, 1963-1965. Professor of English, associate dean faculty Western Reserve U., Cleveland, 1965-1967, acting dean Graduate School, 1967. Vice provost Case Western Reserve U., 1967-1970, professor emeritus, 1970-1976.
Visiting lecturer, professor, universities Louisville, Michigan, Chicago Research consultant board higher education, New York City, 1947, 50. Member of commission trends in education Modern Language Association, 1954-1957, member, chairman, 1965-1970. Consultant, staff associate New York state committee White House Conference Education, 1956.
Member governing board Center Study Liberal Education for Adults, 1956-1959. Member of commission colls. universities North Central Association, 1958-1965.
Author: Milton on Himself, 1939. Milton’s Paradise Lost, A Commentary, 1946. Democracy’s College, 1950.
The Domain of the Faculty, 1956. (with Marjorie B. Smiley) Prologue to Teaching, 1959. A Maske At Ludlow, 1968.
(with Ida Long Rogers) Private Higher Education in Tennessee, 1970. Editorial board Prose Works of John Milton, 1948-1962, 65-76.
Served from private to captain Army of the United States, 1943-1946. Rockefeller Foundation fellow humanities, 1948-1949. Member Modern Language Association, Milton Society American (president 1957-1958), College English Association, National Council Teachers English, Theta Chi, Phi Delta Kappa, Phi Kappa Phi.
Born October 23, 1905