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Michael Jon Meyer, American education educator, writer. Certified teacher, Illinois. National Endowment of the Humanities grantee, 1988, 92; alternate Fulbright scholar to Norway, 1991.

Background

Meyer, Michael Jon was born on October 7, 1943 in Moline, Illinois, United States. Son of Emil L. and Irene E. (Stoit) Meyer.

Education

Bachelor, Concordia Teachers College, 1965. Master of Arts, Loyola University, 1969. Doctor of Philosophy, Loyola University, 1985.

Career

Teacher 1st and 2d grades Bethlehem Lutheran School, Chicago, 1965-1967. Instructor Loyola University, 1967-1969, Concordia College, River Forest, 1968-1969. Teacher 3d and 4th grades Redeemer Lutheran School, Philadelphia, 1969-1970.

Chair English department Walther Lutheran High School, Melrose Park, Illinois, 1970-1986. Assistant professor English Concordia University, Mequon, Wisconsin, 1986-1993. Chairman English department Hong Kong International School, 1993—1998.

Adjunct professor English DePaul University, Chicago, since 1998, Northeastern Illinois University, Chicago, since 1998. Member advisory committee English department Concordia College, 1976-1986.

Achievements

  • Certified teacher, Illinois.

Works

Membership

Member Modern Language Association, Northeast Modern Language Association, Midwest Modern Language Association, National Council Teachers English, New John Steinbeck Society (vice president since 2003), Children's Literature Association, Christianity and Literature.

Connections

Married June 10, 1967 (deceased April 1990). Children: Kevin, Craig, Christine.

father:
Emil L. Meyer

mother:
Irene E. (Stoit) Meyer

spouse:
June 10

child:
Kevin Meyer

child:
Craig Meyer

child:
Christine Meyer