Michael R Brown


PO Box 14
1175 US Rt. 1
Robbinston, ME 04671


Ph.D., English and Education, University of Michigan, 1971

English major: Modern British and American Literature

Education major: Curriculum and Instruction

Dissertation: Five Afro-American Poets: A Literary History of the Major Poets and Their Poetry in the Harlem Renaissance, directed by Robert Hayden

M.Ed., Secondary Education, Temple University, 1966

(Intern Teaching Program)

B.A., English and Philosophy, University of Scranton, 1962

Permanent Teaching Certificate: Secondary English (PA)

Provisional Teaching License: Secondary Language Arts (ME), 2007-2012


Northern California University
A committee preparing the university for accreditation as an online university. 2009-2010.
Shead High School, Eastport, Maine
Senior high literature, writing, poetry, and creative writing. 2007-2008.
Mount Ida College
Director of the Communications Program (1999-2002, 2004-6). Teaching English, communications, Creativity, journalism, ESL, voice and performance, Intercultural Communications, and Native American History. 1992-2006
Clark University
Taught one course per semester in graduate program for teachers of English as a second language: Adults and International Education, Modern Grammar, and Methods of Teaching. 1990-93.
University of Rhode Island
Adjunct in Writing. Taught Scientific and Technical Writing, Business Communications, Freshman Writing, and American Literature. 1991-92.
Suffolk University
Lecturer, half time. Taught Freshman Composition, Introduction to Literature, and ESL reading and writing. 1991-92.
Roosevelt University,
Little Village Center. Instructor, part time. Taught basic composition, 1991
Chicago State University
Associate Professor and Coordinator of Composition. Taught composition (including non-native speakers), Creative Writing, Writing in Natural Science, African-American Literature, English Language, Literary Criticism, and Editing. 1983-91.
University of Suwon, Korea.
Exchange professor. Taught English conversation and composition. 1986-87.
Uptown Center, Elmhurst College and North Park College.
Taught developmental writing, freshman composition, literature and journalism. 1980-85.
University of Illinois--Chicago
Assistant Chairman of Composition (Acting Chairman of Composition and Acting Chairman of English Education). Taught writing, methods, Modern Grammars, and seminars analyzing writing. Supervised graduate students and lecturers. 1976-80.
Western Michigan University
Taught composition, creative writing, and teaching methods. Invented and taught Writing & Science. 1973-76.
Central (Ohio) State University
Acting Chairman of English (including speech, journalism, theater, radio, and television). Taught composition, speech, Afro-American and African literatures. 1972-73.
East Texas State University
Director of Internships. Supervised doctoral students' teaching. Taught writing, poetry, graduate methods, research design, and cross-cultural education. With a physicist, psychologist, and literary specialist, designed and taught Science & Fiction. 1970-72.
University of Michigan.
Teaching Fellow in English, academic counselor, Lecturer in the English Language Institute. Taught freshman, intermediate and advanced composition and creative writing. Taught professors of English from the Soviet Union. 1967-71.
Temple University
Graduate School of Education. Taught Introduction to Education, Adolescent Psychology, and several methods courses. Supervised intern teachers. 1966-67.
University of Akron
Language Arts Specialist, National Defense Education Act Institute for Teachers of the Disadvantaged. 1965.
Pennsbury High School, Fallsington, PA.
Taught English, speech, drama, and creative writing. 1965-67.
The Philadelphia Public Schools.
Taught English at Central HS and William Penn HS for Girls. 1962-65.