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Jerome Walter Archer

educator

Jerome Walter Archer, American educator.

Background

Archer, Jerome Walter was born on May 23, 1907 in Milwaukee. Son of James A. and Anne (Herkens) Archer.

Education

1 son, Robert Hugh. Bachelor of Arts cum laude, Marquette U., 1930, Master of Arts, 1932. Postgraduate, University of Chicago, 1936. Doctor of Philosophy.

(University fellow 1939-1940), Northwestern University, 1942. Chairman department English West Milwaukee High School, 1930-1936. Member of faculty Marquette U., 1936-1963, Professor of English, 1952-1963, department chairman, 1948-1963.

Department chairman English Arizona State University, Tempe, 1963-1971, professor, 1963-1977, professor emeritus, 1977-1982. Consultant United States Office Education, 1966-1971.

Career

Editor: Research and Development of English Programs in the Junior College, 1965. Officer 1955), Medieval Acad.

Works

  • Co-author: A Reader for Writers, 3d edit, 1971, Exposition, 2d edition, 1971. Editor: Research and Development of English Programs in the Junior College, 1965. Author articles

  • contributor to professional jours.

Membership

Member National Council Teachers English (2d vice president, program chairman 1956, director 1953-1962, 69-72, chairman nominating committee college section 1973, director European study tour 1960, advisory board College English 1963-1965), Modern Language Association, Conference College Composition and Communication (chief Executive officer 1955), Medieval Academy American, American Dialect Society, American Association of University Professors, English. Club: Mountain Shadows.

Connections

Married Anne Stanish, August 19, 1933.

father:
James A. Archer

mother:
Anne (Herkens) Archer

spouse:
Anne Stanish