Schaefer, William D.
SCHAEFER, William D.
SCHAEFER, William D. American, b. 1928. Genres: Literary criticism and history, Biography, Education, Novellas/Short stories. Career: University of California, Los Angeles, assistant professor, 1962-67, associate professor, 1967-70, professor of English, 1970-90, Emeritus Professor, 1990- chairman of department, 1969-71, executive vice chancellor of the university, 1978-87. Visiting professor, New York University, 1973; adjunct professor, Columbia University, 1974. Executive Director, Modern Language Association, 1971- 78, Editor, PMLA, 1971-78, Chairman of Conference of Secretaries, American Council of Learned Societies, 1974-77; member of board of directors, Library of America, 1979-90, and University of California, Los Angeles, Foundation, 1982-87; member of board of advisers, Research Library Institute, 1985-90, and National Center for Film and Video Preservation, 1985-87. Publications: James Thomson (B.V.): Beyond "The City," 1965; (ed.) The Speedy Extinction of Evil and Misery: Selected Prose of James Thomson (B.V.), 1967; Education without Compromise: From Chaos to Coherence in Higher Education, 1990. Contributor of articles, reviews and short stories to journals. Address: 164 Stagecoach Rd., Bell Canyon, CA 91307, U.S.A. Online address: [email protected]