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foreign languages educator

Joseph Russel Hoff, American foreign languages educator. Recipient President's award for excellence MacMurray College, 1993, National Endowment of the Humanities Institute award, 1995. Member Modern Language Association, American Association Teachers Spanish and Portuguese, Illinois Foreign Language Consortium (secretary 1992-1993, chair 1993-1994), Alpha Sigma Nu, Sigma Delta Pi.

Background

Hoff, Joseph Russel was born on September 18, 1952 in Belleville, Illinois, United States. Son of Russel Philip and Gloria Magdalena (Endres) Hoff.

Education

Bachelor with high honours, Southern Illinois University, 1974. Master of Arts, Southern Illinois University, 1976. Doctor of Philosophy, St. Louis University, 1988.

Career

Grants specialist, lecturer, St. Saint Louis University, 1981-1988; director Centers, St. Saint Louis University, 1988-1989; academic coordinator College af Arts and Sciences, St. Saint Louis University, 1989-1991; assistant professor, chair department foreign languages, MacMurray College, Jacksonville, Illinois, since 1991; co-director international studies program, MacMurray College, Jacksonville, Illinois. Adjunct assistant professor St. Saint Louis University, 1989-1991. Freelance translator and interpreter, New York City, St. Louis, Springfield, Illinois, since 1976.

Membership

Member Modern Language Association, American Association Teachers Spanish and Portuguese, Illinois Foreign Language Consortium (secretary 1992-1993, chair 1993-1994), Alpha Sigma Nu, Sigma Delta Pi.

Connections

father:
Russel Philip Hoff

mother:
Gloria Magdalena (Endres) Hoff