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Kermit Ernest Campbell

Kermit Ernest Campbell, American assistant professor. Recipient Regent's Academy Challenge grant, Ohio State University, 1990-1991, Honorable Mention in Ford Foundation; Fellow National Research Council, 1991, Dissertation fellow, Presidential fellow Ohio State University, 1992-1993.


  • Campbell, Kermit Ernest was born on November 29, 1960 in Freeport, Texas, United States. Son of Major Ernest and Laverne (Griggs) Campbell.

  • Education

    • Bachelor with honors, University Texas, 1984. Master of Arts in English, University of Houston, 1988. Doctor of Philosophy in English, Ohio State University, 1993.


    • Foreign teacher South China Institute of Technology, Guangzhou, 1985-1986. Teaching assistant University Houston, 1987-1988. Teaching associate Ohio State University, Columbus, 1988-1993.

      Assistant professor University Texas, Austin, since 1993. Lecturer in field including South Africa, Italy and Canada, since 1987.


    Area coordinator/host, National Council of Teachers of English Black Caucus African American Read-in Chain, Ohio State University, l990-92. Minority outreach coordinator, University Texas, since 1994. Member Modern Language Association, Canada Society for Study of Rhetoric, College Composition and Communications, International Society for the History of Rhetoric, National Council Teachers of English Black Caucus, National Council Teachers English, Rhetoric Society of America, Association for Rhetoric and Communications in Southern Africa.


    • Married Betsy Ching-Hsuan Lin, September 3, 1993.
    • father: Major Ernest Campbell
    • mother: Laverne (Griggs) Campbell
    • spouse: Betsy Ching-Hsuan Lin
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    Born November 29, 1960
    (age 56)
    • 1984
      University Texas
    • 1988
      University of Houston
    • 1993
      Ohio State University
    • 1985 - 1986
      Foreign teacher, South China Institute of Technology
      Guangzhou, Guangdong, China
    • 1987 - 1988
      teaching assistant, University Houston
    • 1988 - 1993
      teaching associate, Ohio State University
      Columbus, Ohio, United States
    • 1993
      assistant, professor University Texas
      Austin, Texas, United States