Log In

John Zubizarreta Edit Profile

English language educator

John Zubizarreta, American English professor. Member South Carolina Humanities Council Speakers Bureau, since 1989, South Carolina Library. Let's Talk About It Program, since 1990; Member of Conference on Christianity and Literature (Michael K. Maher prize for Outstanding Essay 1999), National Collegiate Honors Council, American Literature Association, Modern Language Association.

Background

Zubizarreta, John was born on September 1, 1950 in New York City. Son of Juan and Consuelo (Romero) Zubizarreta.

Education

Associate of Arts, Miami-Dade Junior College, 1971;Bachelor, Florida International U., 1973;Master of Arts, University of Southern California, 1975;Doctor of Philosophy, University of Southern California, 1983.

Career

Instructor, Western Carolina U., Cullowhee, North Carolina, 1979-1982, 85-86;teacher, Ashley Hall Upper School, Charleston, South Carolina., 1986-1987;visiting assistant professor, College of Charleston, 1986-1988;professor, Columbia (South Carolina.) College, since 1988;director honors, Columbia (South Carolina.) College, since 1989. Teaching improvement consultant, nationwide, since 1992.

Achievements

  • Avocations: Telemark skiing, whitewater canoe and kayak, fishing.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Member South Carolina. Humanities Council Speakers Bureau, since 1989, South Carolina. Library. "Let's Talk About It" Program, since 1990.

Member Modern Language Association, American Literature Association, National Collegiate Honours Council, Conference on Christianity and Literature (Michael K. Maher prize for Outstanding Essay 1990).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Telemark skiing, whitewater canoe and kayak, fishing.

Connections

Married Margaret Elizabeth Carlisle, August 2, 1980. Children: Anna Ruth, Maria Elizabeth.

father:
Juan Zubizarreta

mother:
Consuelo (Romero) Zubizarreta

spouse:
Margaret Elizabeth Carlisle

child:
Anna Ruth Zubizarreta

child:
Maria Elizabeth Zubizarreta