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English language educator

Randall John VanderMey, American English language educator. Danforth Foundation fellow, 1974, South Coast Writing Project fellow University California Santa Barbara, 1992; recipient Hopwood award University Michigan, 1973, Fiction prizes Evangelical Press Association, 1980-1985.

Background

VanderMey, Randall John was born on June 4, 1952 in Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States. Son of Homer John and Joanne (Moes) VanderMey.

Education

AB, Calvin College, Grand Rapids, 1974. Master of Arts, University Pennsylvania, 1976. Master of Fine Arts, University Iowa, 1978.

Doctor of Philosophy, University Iowa, 1987.

Career

Associate professor English Dordt College, Sioux Center, Iowa, 1980-1987. Adjunct assistant professor English Iowa State University, Ames, 1987-1990. Associate professor English Westmont College, Santa Barbara, California, 1990—2002, professor English, since 2002.

Works

Membership

Member task force performance level setting California Learning Assessment Systems, Sacramento, 1994. Member Modern Language Association, National Council Teachers English.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Poetry, piano, harmonica, tennis, golf.

Connections

Married Sandra Lynn Dehoog, June 24, 1978 (divorced 1993). 1 child, Gabrielle Lynn. Married Dana Elizabeth Peattie, July 31, 1993.

Children: Michael Craig Sakkers, Jason Forbes Clark, Julia Clark.

father:
Homer John VanderMey

mother:
Joanne (Moes) VanderMey

spouses:
Sandra Lynn Dehoog

Dana Elizabeth Peattie

children:
Gabrielle Lynn VanderMey

Michael Craig Sakkers VanderMey

Jason Forbes Clark VanderMey

Julia Clark VanderMey