Schaafsma, David

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SCHAAFSMA, David. American, b. 1953. Genres: Education. Career: English teacher at Christian high schools in Holland, MI, 1975-77, and Hudsonville, MI, 1977-81; Grand Valley State University, Allendale, MI, instructor in humanities and English, 1981-84; University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, instructor in English and education, 1985-90; Dewey Center Community Writing Center (Detroit, MI), director, 1988-91; University of Wisconsin- Madison, assistant professor of English and education, 1990-95; Wisconsin Writing Project, director, 1992-95; Write for Your Life, director, 1992-98; Columbia University, Teachers College, NYC, assistant professor of English and education, 1995-98; University of Illinois at Chicago, English Dept., associate professor of English education, 1998-. Publications: (with A.R. Gere, C. Fairbanks, and others) Language and Reflection: An Integrated Approach to Teaching Literacy, 1992; Eating on the Street: Teaching Literacy in a Multicultural Society, 1993; (with C. Fleischer) Literacy and Democracy: Teacher Research and Composition Studies in Pursuit of Habitable Spaces, 1998. Contributor to books. Contributor to periodicals. Address: English Dept (MC 162), University of Illinois at Chicago, 601 S Morgan St, Chicago, IL 60607, U.S.A. Online address: [email protected]