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consultant , English educator

John Douglas Battenburg, American English educator, consultant. Recipient Excellence in Tchg. award Purdue University, 1988, David Ross dissertation fellow Purdue University, 1988; grantee California Polytechnic State University, 1990. Member Modern Language Association, TESOL, Linguistic Society American, Dictionary Society North America, California TESOL, American Association Applied Linguists.

Background

Battenburg, John Douglas was born on August 30, 1961 in Inglewood, California, United States. Son of Joseph Richard Battenburg and Mary Estelle (Antisdel) Durkin.

Education

Diploma French studies, Seminaire du Salève, Collonges-sous Salève, France, 1980. Bachelor in English, Andrews University, 1982. Master of Arts in Linguistics, Ohio University, 1984.

Doctor of Philosophy in English, Purdue University, 1989.

Career

Graduate instructor, Ohio U., Athens, 1982-1984;graduate instructor, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, 1984-1989;instructor, English Language and Multicultural Institute, Dayton, Ohio., 1984;assistant Professor of English,, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, since 1989;associate professor, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, since 1989;coordinator linguistics minor, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, since 1994;linguistics project director Egyptian peace fellowship program, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, 1993-1994. English language consultant College of Agricultural, Costa Rica, 1992-1993. Faculty advisor community-based teacher preparation program Hancock College, 1993.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Monolingual Learners' Dictionaries: A User-Oriented Study, 1991. Contributor articles, book reviews and essays to professional publications.

Membership

Member Modern Language Association, Teachers English to Speakers Other Languages, Linguistic Society of America, Dictionary Society North America, California Teachers English to Speakers Other Languages, American Association Applied Linguists.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: travel, reading, computers, tennis.

Connections

Married Lisa Ann Pate, March 25, 1992. Children: Andrew Justin, Adam Daniel, Alexandra Hope.

father:
Joseph Richard Battenburg Durkin

mother:
Mary Estelle (Antisdel) Durkin

spouse:
Lisa Ann Pate

child:
Andrew Justin Battenburg

child:
Adam Daniel Battenburg

child:
Alexandra Hope Battenburg