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English educator

John Thomas Ikeda Franklin, American English educator. Certified educator, Texas. Recipient scholarship English Speaking Union, Houston, 1981, Herbert fellowship University Florida, Gainesville, 1986.

Background

Franklin, John Thomas Ikeda was born on July 12, 1956 in Knoxville, Tennessee, United States. Son of John Wesley and Yoshiko (Ikeda) Franklin.

Education

Bachelor in English and Economics, Rice University, 1978. Master of Arts in English, Miami University, Oxford, Ohio, 1986. Doctor of Philosophy in English, University Florida, 1994.

Career

Teacher English Jesse Jones High School, Houston, 1978-1984. Television producer Fredonia Hill TVM, Nacogdoches, 1991-1994. Professor English Pittsburgh State University, Kansas, since 1995, director writing center, since 1997, coordinator study abroad, 2005—2006.

Chair graduate student forum South Atlantic Modern Language Association, Tampa, Florida, 1990. Advisor Sigma Tau Delta, Pittsburg, 1995-1999. Writing consultant Eagle Picher Technologies, Joplin.

Missouri, 2005-2006.

Achievements

  • Certified educator, Texas.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Producer: (television programs) 21st Century Composition, 1991-1994, Creative Poetry Productions, 2005, That English Show, 2006.

Membership

Volunteer Women's Shelter, Nacogdoches, 1992-1993, St. John's Hospice, Joplin, Missouri, since 1996. Member Midwest Writing Centers Association (secretary/archivist 1999-2000, treasurer 2000-2002), National Council Teachers English, Kansas Association Teachers English (executive board 1997-2004, editor Kansas English, 1999-2004).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: travel, video production, cigars, correspondence. baseball.

Connections

Married Elizabeth Anne Minerva, August 11, 2001. 1 child, Josephine Si Ai.

father:
John Wesley Franklin

mother:
Yoshiko (Ikeda) Franklin

spouse:
Elizabeth Anne Minerva

child:
Josephine Si Ai Franklin