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consultant , English language educator

Gale Kjelshus Larson, American English language educator, consultant. Member Modern Language Association, National Council Teachers of English, Shaw Society of America (London), Sigma Tau Delta, Phi Beta Delta.

Background

Larson, Gale Kjelshus was born on August 31, 1937 in Ekalaka, Montana, United States. Son of Roland Walter and Hazel Annette (Kjelshus) Larson.

Education

Bachelor, Carroll College, 1960. Master of Arts, Creighton University, 1963. Doctor of Philosophy, University Nebraska, 1968.

Career

Professor of English, California State University, Northridge, since 1967;director freshman composition, California State University, Northridge, 1969-1971;assistant department chairman English, California State University, Northridge, 1971-1972;acting associate dean School Letters and Sciences, California State University, Northridge, 1972-1973;associate dean School Humanities, California State University, Northridge, 1973-1983;acting associate vice president academic program, California State University, Northridge, 1983-1984;department chairman English, California State University, Northridge, 1985-1991;coordinator writing proficiency examination, California State University, Northridge, 1980-1987, 91-. Coordinator London semester California State University, Northridge, since 1982. President California State University English Council, California State University Sys., 1986-1990, vice president English Council, since 1994.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Editor: Caesar and Cleopatra (Bernard Shaw), 1974. Contributing author: (bibligraphy) Annotated Bibliography of Bernard Shaw, volunteer III, 1986.

Membership

Member Modern Language Association, National Council Teachers of English, Shaw Society of America (London), Sigma Tau Delta, Phi Beta Delta.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: tennis, theatre, bridge, reading, traveling.

Connections

Married Cathy Frances Sechser, August 11, 1962. 1 child, Michael Dale.

father:
Roland Walter Larson

mother:
Hazel Annette (Kjelshus) Larson

spouse:
Cathy Frances Sechser

child:
Michael Dale Larson