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Editor , educator , writer

Bill Christophersen, American Editor, writer. National Merit scholar, 1967-1971. Volunteer literacy tutor Jewish Cmty. League, 1995-1996; sponsor Save the Children, 1982-1996. Member Modern Language Association.

Background

Christophersen, Bill was born on October 8, 1949 in Bronx, New York, United States. Son of George Wilhelm and Isabel (Thomson) Christophersen.

Education

Bachelor in English, Columbia College, 1971. Master of Arts in Teaching of English, Columbia University, 1976. Doctor of Philosophy in American Literature, Columbia University, 1980.

Career

Bookstore staffer, Teachers College Bookstore, New York City, 1974-1979;adjunct English instructor, various colleges, New York and New Jersey, 1979-1985;letters correspondent, Newsweek, New York City, 1985-1990;manager letters department, Newsweek, New York City, 1990-1991;associate editor letters, Newsweek, New York City, 1991-1995;freelance copy editor, various magazines, New York City, since 1996.

Membership

Volunteer literacy tutor Jewish Cmty. League, 1995-1996; sponsor Save the Children, 1982-1996. Member Modern Language Association.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: traditional musician, fiddle, guitar.

Connections

father:
George Wilhelm Christophersen

mother:
Isabel (Thomson) Christophersen