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writer , poet , English educator

Phillip Duncan Sterling, American English educator, poet, writer. Recipient Distinguished Faculty award Michigan Association Governing Boards, 1992. Member Poetry Society of America, Academy American Poets, Poets and Writers, Association Writers and Writing Programs (board directors), Fulbright Association (life).

Background

Sterling, Phillip Duncan was born on November 10, 1950 in Pontiac, Michigan, United States. Son of James Foster and Barbara Jane Sterling.

Education

Bachelor, Centre College, Danville, Kentucky, 1972. Master of Arts, Central Michigan University, 1974. Doctor of Philosophy, Bowling Green State University, 1979.

Career

From assistant professor Keuka College, Keuka Park, 1979—1985, associate professor, 1985—1987. Professor English Ferris State University, Big Rapids, since 1987. Senior Fulbright lecturer Council for International Exchange Scholars, Belgium, 1992-1993, Poland, 1997-1998.

Membership

Member Poetry Society of America, Academy American Poets, Poets and Writers, Association Writers and Writing Programs (board directors), Fulbright Association (life).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Bicycling.

Connections

Married Debra Jean Stack, December 7, 1974 (divorced August 1998). Children: Matthew, Rachel, Sarah, Andrew. Married Kaye Lynn Longberg, February 8, 2005(divorced December 2007).

1 child, Graham.

father:
James Foster

mother:
Barbara Jane Sterling

spouse:
Debra Jean Stack

spouse:
Kaye Lynn Longberg

child:
Matthew Sterling

child:
Rachel Sterling

child:
Sarah Sterling

child:
Andrew Sterling

child:
Graham Sterling