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English language educator

Fred Louis Gardaphe, American English language educator. Certified teacher secondary education. Recipient Fondazione Giovanni Agnelli dissertation prize, 1994.

Background

Gardaphe, Fred Louis was born on September 7, 1952 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of Fred William and Anna Julianna (Rotolo) Gardaphe.

Education

Associate of Arts, Triton College, 1973;Bachelor of Science in Education, University of Wisconsin, 1976;Master of Arts, University of Chicago, 1982;Doctor of Philosophy, University of Illinois, 1993.

Career

Instructor, Sun Prairie (Wisconsin) High School, 1976-1977;instructor, Mason City (Iowa) High School, 1977-1978;instructor, counselor, Prologue High School, Chicago, 1978-1981;teaching assistant Italian Department, University Chicago, 1981-1982;Professor of English, Columbia College, Chicago, since 1982. Freelance writer educational and commercial media, Chicago, since 1980.

Achievements

  • Certified teacher secondary education.

Works

Membership

Board of directors, president Prologue Learning Center, Chicago, since 1989. Board directors Fra Noi Newspaper, since 1991, Illinois Ethnic Coalition, since 1995. Vice president Young Democrats of Proviso Township, Melrose Park, Illinois, 1970-1971.

Member Modern Language Association, Society for Study of Multi-Ethnic Literature of the United States, American Association Italian Studies, National Writers Union, American Italian History Association (pres.1997-), Italian Cultural Center.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: baseball, translator, journalism.

Connections

Married Katharine Teeter, June 12, 1976 (divorced 1978). Married Susan Rose Stolder, September 18, 1982. Children: Frederico Carmen, Marianna Carmen.

father:
Fred William Gardaphe

mother:
Anna Julianna (Rotolo) Gardaphe

spouses:
Katharine Teeter

Susan Rose Stolder

children:
Frederico Carmen Gardaphe

Marianna Carmen Gardaphe