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Robert Nicholas Georgalas

English language educator

Robert Nicholas Georgalas, American English language educator. Recipient Gold Effie award American Marketing Association, 1983, 91; named Outstanding Faculty, College DuPage, 2005. Member National Education Association, Modern Language Association, National Council Teachers English.

Background

Georgalas, Robert Nicholas was born on November 11, 1951 in New York City. Son of Nicholas and Dora (Patisso) Georgalas.

Education

Bachelor, Lehman College, 1972. Master of Arts, City College of New York, 1974. Master of Fine Arts, Columbia College, Chicago, 1997.

ABD, City University of New York, 1978.

Career

Marketing coordinator American Express Company, New York City, 1978-1979. Media supervisor Wunderman Ricotta & Kline, 1979-1982, Needham Harper & Steers, New York City, 1982-1984. Vice president, media director J. Walter Thompson Direct, 1984-1988, vice president, 1987—1988, Leo Burnett United States of America, Chicago, 1988—1991.

Professor English College College of DuPage, Glen Ellyn, 1991—2009. Professor emeritus English College DuPage, Glen Ellyn, Illinois, since 2009. Adjunct associate professor English Marymount Manhattan College, New York City, 1979-1988.

Adjunct instructor Lehman College, New York City, 1974-1977. Voting judge Echo Awards, New York City, 1987.

Membership

Member National Education Association, Modern Language Association, National Council Teachers English.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Writing, swimming, travel, theater, cinema.

Connections

Married Joanne Louise Pepe, September 5, 1981.

father:
Nicholas Georgalas

mother:
Dora (Patisso) Georgalas

spouse:
Joanne Louise Pepe