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Communications educator , Media consultant

Rodney Simard, American literature and communications educator, media consultant.


Simard, Rodney was born on June 18, 1952 in Fort Smith, Arkansas, United States. Son of Houston H. and Dorothy (Turner) Simard.


Bachelor, University Memphis, 1974. Master of Arts, Mississippi State University, 1976. Doctor of Philosophy, University Alabama, 1982.


Instructor literature, Birmingham-Southern College, 1981-1982;instructor literature and communications, California State University, Bakersfield, 1982-1986;assistant professor literature, California State University, San Bernardino, 1986-1992;associate professor, coordinator American Studies program, California State University, San Bernardino, since 1992.


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    • Author: Postmodern Drama, 1984, The Whole Writer's Catalog: An Introduction to Advanced Composition, 1992. General editor series American Indian Studies, 1989-1993, Studies in American Indian Literatures, 1993. Associate editor Furniture Methods and Materials, 1973-1974.

      Editor Black Warrior Review, 1979-1980, Showtime, 1983-1984, Tribal Discourse: Proceedings of the Symposium on the Status of American Indians in the CSU. Consultant editor Elan, 1988-1989. Faculty editor Pacific Review, 1988-1989.

      Contributing editor The Variorum Edition of the Poetry of John Donne, 1982-1988. Contributor articles to professional journals, anthologies, other publications.


Tribal member Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma. Board directors, vice president, member professional advisory county Riverside (California) and San Bernardino County American Indian Center. Member Modern Language Association, Inland Area Native American Association (advisory county, consultant editor association newsletter), National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, American Civil Liberties Union, Gay American Indians, Sigma Tau Delta, Phi Gamma Delta. M C.


Houston H. Simard

Dorothy (Turner) Simard