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English educator

Douglas Dean Hesse, American English educator. Actor, stage manager community theatre, Bloomington, Illinois, since 1991; coordinator Earth Day Observance, Bloomington, 1991; volunteer Metcalf School, Bloomington,1988-. Member Modern Language Association, Association Teachers Advanced Composition, Council Writing Program Adminstrs. (vice president), Conference College Composition, National Council Teachers English, Rhetoric Review Society.


Hesse, Douglas Dean was born on July 25, 1956 in DeWitt, Iowa, United States. Son of Donald Glen and Coral Ardis (Krukow) Hesse.


Bachelor, University Iowa, 1978. Master of Arts, University Iowa, 1980. Doctor of Philosophy, University Iowa, 1986.


Editor ACT, Iowa City, 1978-1980. Instructor English Findlay (Ohio) College, 1980-1983. Professor, director honors program Illinois State University, Normal, 1986—2006.

Editor World Pet Association, 1994-1998. Wiepking distinguished professor Miami University, Oxford, Ohio, 2001—2002. Professor, director writing program University Denver, 2006.


  • Other Work

    • Co-author: Simon and Schuster Handbook For Writers. Singer: Colorado Symphony Chorus.


Actor, board member, stage manager community theatre, Bloomington, Illinois, 1991—2005. Volunteer Metcalf School University High School, Normal, 1988—2006. Member Modern Language Association (teaching committee chair), Association Teachers Advanced Composition, Council Writing Program Administrators (president), Conference College Composition (executive committee, president), American Association Higher Education, National Council Teachers English (executive committee), Rhetoric Review Society.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: acting, singing, swimming, tennis.


Married Dawn Dannenbring, June 7, 1981 (divorced 1996). Children: Monica, Andrew. Married Becky Bradway, March 7, 1998.

Donald Glen Hesse

Coral Ardis (Krukow) Hesse

Dawn Dannenbring

Becky Bradway

Monica Hesse

Andrew Hesse