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David Edward Blakesley

language educator , small business owner

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.

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