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Robert Nicholas Georgalas

Robert Nicholas Georgalas, American English language educator. Recipient Gold Effie award American Marketing Association, 1983, 91; named Outstanding Faculty, College DuPage, 2005. Member National Education Association, Modern Language Association, National Council Teachers English.

Background

  • Georgalas, Robert Nicholas was born on November 11, 1951 in New York City. Son of Nicholas and Dora (Patisso) Georgalas.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Lehman College, 1972. Master of Arts, City College of New York, 1974. Master of Fine Arts, Columbia College, Chicago, 1997.

      ABD, City University of New York, 1978.

    Career

    • Marketing coordinator American Express Company, New York City, 1978-1979. Media supervisor Wunderman Ricotta & Kline, 1979-1982, Needham Harper & Steers, New York City, 1982-1984. Vice president, media director J. Walter Thompson Direct, 1984-1988, vice president, 1987—1988, Leo Burnett United States of America, Chicago, 1988—1991.

      Professor English College College of DuPage, Glen Ellyn, 1991—2009. Professor emeritus English College DuPage, Glen Ellyn, Illinois, since 2009. Adjunct associate professor English Marymount Manhattan College, New York City, 1979-1988.

      Adjunct instructor Lehman College, New York City, 1974-1977. Voting judge Echo Awards, New York City, 1987.

    Works

    • Contributor fiction to magazines.

    Membership

    Member National Education Association, Modern Language Association, National Council Teachers English.

    Personality

    Interests

    Writing, swimming, travel, theater, cinema.

    Connections

    • Married Joanne Louise Pepe, September 5, 1981.
    • father: Nicholas Georgalas
    • mother: Dora (Patisso) Georgalas
    • spouse: Joanne Louise Pepe
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    Born November 11, 1951
    (age 65)
    Nationality
    • 1972
      Lehman College
    • 1974
      City College of New York
    • 1997
      Columbia College
    • 1978
      City University of New York
    • 1978 - 1979
      Marketing coordinator, American Express Company
    • 1979 - 1982
      media supervisor Wunderman Ricotta & Kline
    • 1982 - 1984
      media supervisor Wunderman Ricotta & Kline
    • 1988 - 1991
      vice president, J. Walter Thompson Direct
      Chicago, Illinois, United States
    • 1988 - 1991
      media director, J. Walter Thompson Direct
      Chicago, Illinois, United States
    • 1991 - 2009
      professor, English College of DuPage
      Glen Ellyn, Illinois, United States
    • 2009
      professor, emeritus English College DuPage
      Glen Ellyn, Illinois, United States
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