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Lon Pearson (Né Milo Lorentz Pearson)

Lon Pearson, Spanish educator, translator. National Defense Education Act fellow, University of California at Los Angeles, 1966-1969, National Endowment for Humanities fellow, Johns Hopkins University, 1975-1976; recipient Research Services Council award to Chile, University Nebraska, 1996, 98, 99, 2000.

Background

  • Pearson, Lon was born on February 13, 1939 in Murray, Utah, United States. Son of Milo Willard and Gulli Victoria (Peterson) Pearson.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, University Utah, 1966. Master of Arts, University of California at Los Angeles, 1969. Doctor of Philosophy, University of California at Los Angeles, 1973.

    Career

    • Teaching fellow University Utah, Salt Lake City, 1965-1966. Associate instructor University of California at Los Angeles, 1969-1970. From assistant professor to professor Missouri University of Science & Technology, Rolla, 1970—1991.

      Professor University Nebraska, Kearney, 1991—2007, chair, 1991-1996. Visiting researcher Department Spanish and Portuguese Brigham Young University, 2007—2009. Translator American Bee Journal, Hamilton, Illinois, 1970-1995.

      Foreign language consultant Missouri Department Education, Jefferson City, 1973-1979. Co-director Christian Technology Project in Panama, Rolla, 1978-1985. Consultant Advanced Placement Reader, Educational Testing Service, Princeton, New Jersey, 1979-1986.

      Soccer coach University Missouri, Rolla, 1979-1985. Visiting professor Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah, 1982-1983. Delegate Modern Language Association, New York City, 1982-1984.

      Interpreter/liaison to Honduran Army, Missouri National Guard, Yoro, Honduras, 1985-1986. Professor Federal University Piaui, Teresina, Brazil, 1999. Consultant Invision Project, Nebraska Department Education, Lincoln, 2000-2001.

    Works

    • Author: Nicomedes Guzmán: Proletarian Author in Chile's Literary Generation of 1938, 1976. Editor, public Missouri Foreign Language Journal, 1973-1978. Translator (teacher's manual) Bienvenidos a la Vida de Empleo, 1991.Review editor Chasqui: Journal Latin American Literature, 1993—2009. Contributor over 100 articles to professional journals.

    Membership

    Organizer, official Rolla Area Soccer Organization, 1984-1987. Official, coach United States Soccer Federation, National Intercollegiate Soccer Officials Association, Rolla and American Fork, Utah. Member Optimists Club, Rolla, 1980-1985.

    Publicity, fundraiser Defense Marriage Act, Kearney, 2000. Bishop Latter Day Saints Church, Rolla, 1986-1991, Kearney, 2000-2004. Volunteer Latter Day Saints Missionary, Mexico, 1959-1961, 2004-2005, Chile, 2009.

    With United States Army National Guard, 1961-1962, retired, 1999. Member Phi Kappa Phi (University Missouri-Rolla chapter president, permanent secretary 1974-1980, Meritorious Service award 1981).

    Personality

    Interests

    Church organist, photographer.

    Connections

    • Married Janet Stepan, October 7, 1961. Children: Russell, Stephanie Pearson O'Bryant, Robert, Richard, Sharon Pearson Fletcher.
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    Born February 13, 1939
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    • 1966
      University Utah
    • 1969
      University of California, Los Angeles
    • 1973
      University of California, Los Angeles
    • 1965 - 1966
      Teaching fellow, University Utah
      Salt Lake City, Utah, United States
    • 1969 - 1970
      associate, instructor University of California at Los Angeles
    • 1970 - 1991
      from assistant, professor to professor Missouri University of Science & Technology
      Rolla, Missouri, United States
    • 1991 - 2007
      professor, University Nebraska
      Kearney, Nebraska, United States
    • 1991 - 1996
      professor, University Nebraska
    • 2007 - 2009
      visiting researcher, Department Spanish and Portuguese Brigham Young University
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