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writer , English language and film educator

Richard Arthur Williamson, American English language and film educator, writer. Certified teacher English and film, California. With United States Navy, 1953-1955. Member Conference College Composition and Communication (Executive Committee 1969-1976, chairman 2-year college committee 1972-1974), National Council Teachers English, Film Arts Foundation, Bay Area Film/Tape Council.

Background

Williamson, Richard Arthur was born on October 16, 1930 in San Francisco, California, United States. Son of Arthur Louis and Edith Lillian (Partridge) Williamson.

Education

Associate of Arts, City College San Francisco, 1950. Bachelor, San Francisco State University, 1953. Master of Arts with honors, San Francisco State University, 1958.

Postgraduate, Center Advanced Film Studies, 1971. Intern, Directors Guild American, 1982.

Career

Teaching assistant, San Francisco State University, 1957;instructor language arts, San Francisco State University, 1957-1958;lecturer education, San Francisco State University, 1966;instructor English, Santa Barbara (California) City College, 1958-1963;chairman English, Santa Barbara (California) City College, 1961-1963;coordinator film and composition, University of California Education Extension, San Francisco, 1971;Professor of English and film, College San Mateo, California, since 1963. Consultant College Entrance Examination Board, San Francisco, 1966-1967. Juror National Endowment Humanities, San Francisco, 1973-1974, San Francisco International Film Festival, 1979-1980.

Judge California State Student Film Festival, Los Angeles, 1974, 75, 79. Writer, consultant Aspen Institute Humanistic Studies, Palo Alto, California, 1974-1979.

Achievements

  • Achievements include cultural and social research in 45 countries. Task force on the americas delivering medical equipment to Cuba and VenezueLa.

Works

Membership

With United States Navy, 1953-1955. Member Conference College Composition and Communication (executive committee 1969-1976, chairman 2-year college committee 1972-1974), National Council Teachers English, Film Arts Foundation, Bay Area Film/Tape Council.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocation: writing.

Connections

father:
Arthur Louis Williamson

mother:
Edith Lillian (Partridge) Williamson