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language educator

Stephen James Shearier, American language educator. Fellow, Mellon Foundation, 1986-1987; grantee Research award, Robert Bosch Foundation, 2001; scholar, University Bonn, Germany, 1983-1984, Deutsche Akademische Austauschdienst, 1984-1985.

Background

Shearier, Stephen James was born on June 30, 1952 in Milwaukee. Son of Donald Arthur and Marie Frances Shearier.

Education

Master of Arts in Comparative Literature, University Wisconsin, Milwaukee, 1977. Master of Arts in German, University Wisconsin, Madison, 1980. Doctor of Philosophy in German (cum laude), University Wisconsin, Madison, 1986.

Career

Professor German New York University, New York City, 1987—1989, Barnard College, New York City, 1993—1995. Teacher English New York City Public Schools, since 1996. Professor German New School University, since 1993, Rutgers University, Newark, since 2002.

Language consultant Robert Bosch Foundation, Stuttgart, Germany, 1995—2001. Selection committee Congress-Bundestag, Pennsylvania.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor Dictionary of Literary Biography: German and Austrian Dramatists. Translator: Auschwitz Chronicle: 1939-1945. Author: Das junge Deutschland (1917-1920): Expressionist Theater in Berlin.

      Contributor articles to professional publications.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Nature, poetry, art.

Connections

Married Margret Tierney, August 27, 1993. 1 child Phillip Walzak.

father:
Donald Arthur

mother:
Marie Frances Shearier

spouse:
Margret Tierney

child:
Phillip Walzak Shearier