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David Edward Blakesley

David Edward Blakesley, language educator, small business owner. Commissioner Tippecanoe County Human Relations Commission, Lafayette, since 2004; Member of National Council Teachers English, Council Writing Program Administrators, Kenneth Burke Society (web developer, conference planner since 2002, Distinguished Service award 2005).

Background

  • Blakesley, David Edward was born on February 15, 1960 in Hemet, California, United States. Son of Merrill Kimble and Pearl Beatrice Blakesley.

  • Education

    • Bachelor in English, San Diego State University, 1983. Master of Arts in English, San Diego State University, 1986. Doctor of Philosophy in Rhetoric Linguistics and Literature, University Southern California, Los Angeles, 1990.

    Career

    • Assistant professor English Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, 1989—1997, associate professor English, 1997—2000, Purdue University, Würzburg.Lafayette, Indiana, 2000—2006, professor English, since 2006. Founder, president Parlor Press, LLC, since 2002. Director professional writing department English Purdue University, since 2000.

    Works

    • Author: (textbooks) The Thomson Handbook, The Thomson Handbook, Brief Edition, (book) The Elements of Dramatism. Editor: (books) Late Poems, 1968-1993, The Terministic Screen.

    Membership

    Commissioner Tippecanoe County Human Relations Commission, Lafayette, since 2004. Member of National Council Teachers English, Council Writing Program Administrators, Kenneth Burke Society (web developer, conference planner since 2002, Distinguished Service award 2005).

    Connections

    • Married Julie Lynn Reiske, December 30, 1992. Children: Meagan Belle, Matthew Michael.
    • father: Merrill Kimble
    • mother: Pearl Beatrice Blakesley
    • spouse: Julie Lynn Reiske
    • children: Meagan Belle Blakesley
    • Matthew Michael Blakesley
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    Born February 15, 1960
    (age 57)
    Nationality
    • 1983
      San Diego State University
    • 1986
      San Diego State University
    • 1990
      University Southern California
    • 2006
      Assistant, professor English Southern Illinois University
    • 1989 - 1997
      Assistant, professor English Southern Illinois University
      Carbondale, Illinois, United States
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