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Professional Biography

A master scholar/teacher, Marshall Gregory is in frequent demand across the country as a keynote speaker and seminar leader for both faculty and professional staff.  Gregory received his PhD. from the University of Chicago and currently holds the Chair as Ice Professor Chair of English, Liberal Education, and Pedagogy at Butler University in Indianapolis.

Co-author (with Wayne C. Booth, one of America's most distinguished humanists) of four editions of The Harper & Row Reader, now in its 23rd year in print, and The Harper & Row Rhetoric, Gregory is also co-author (with Ellie Chambers) of Teaching and Learning English Literature. [Books]

Gregory’s nearly 60 articles on literary theory, liberal education, pedagogy, writing, and professional issues have appeared in such journals as Narrative, College English, The Chronicle of Higher Education, Liberal Education, Change Magazine, Arts and Humanities in Higher Education, Pedagogy, ADE Bulletin, CEA Critic, Style, Modern Language Studies, and others. [Articles.]

Gregory was the national Director of the Lilly Endowment Post-Doctoral Teaching Awards Program at such universities as Brown University, Emory University, Indiana University, Northwestern University Rochester Institute of Technology, Syracuse University, University of Michigan, University of Pittsburgh, University of Wisconsin, and Yale University. He regularly directs Pedagogy Seminars for university faculty and "Idea of the University" Seminars for professional staff. [Consulting]

Gregory has also served as:

  • President of the AGLS (Association for General and Liberal Studies)
  • President of the Indiana Teachers of Writing
  • Two-term member of the Executive Board of ADE (Association of Departments of English)
  • Two-term member of the Executive Board of the Indiana Humanities Council
  • Coordinator of the Liberal Arts at the University of Indianapolis
  • English Department Head at Butler University
  • External reviewer of the English departments such as Kean College and Stetson University
  • Executive Editor for the Journal of College Teaching
  • American editor of Arts and Humanities in Higher Education
  • Consulting editor for Pedagogy

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