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English language professional

David Robert Shumway, American English language professional. Recipient Research fellowship Center for Humanities, 1990, 92.


Shumway, David Robert was born on March 25, 1952 in Fremont, Ohio, United States. Son of Robert Carl and Harriet Jean (Melcher) Shumway.


Bachelor, New College of Hofstra University, 1974. Master of Arts, Indiana University, 1978. Doctor of Philosophy, Indiana University, 1983.


Instructor English and American Studies, Miami University, Oxford, Ohio., 1979-1984;assistant Professor of English, Bradley U., Peoria, Illinois, 1984-1985;assistant professor literary and cultural studies, Carnegie Mellon U., Pittsburgh, 1985-1991;associate professor literary and cultural studies, Carnegie Mellon U., Pittsburgh, since 1991. Executive director Group for Research into Institutionalization and Professionalization of Knowledge Production, Pittsburgh, since 1985. Series co-editor University Press Virginia, since 1990.



Founding member Teachers for a Democratic Culture, Evanston, Illinois, since 1991. Member Modern Language Association (division executive committee 1986-1991, delegate assembly 1988-1990), Popular Culture Association (chairman philosophy section 1988-1989), Society for Cinema Studies, National Council Teachers English, Midwest Modern Language Association, Society for Critical Exchange (board directors 1984-1990).


Married Linda Susan Colantonio.

Robert Carl Shumway

Harriet Jean (Melcher) Shumway

Linda Susan Colantonio.