Dr. Loren R. Schmidt

 Chair, Languages and Literatures
English Undergraduate and Graduate Program Chair
Heritage University
3240 Fort Rd.
Toppenish, WA 98948
(509) 865-8542
lschmidt@heritage.edu or loren@llschmidt.net

Education:

B.A. Philosophy and English, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, 1976

M.A. Philosophy, Purdue University, 1981

Ph.Ds in English and Philosophy, Purdue University, 1984

Academic Appointments:

2008-Present

Heritage University
Professor of English and Philosophy
Chair, Languages and Literatures Program
 1993-2008

 Heritage University
Professor of English and Philosophy
Chair, English & Humanities Program
1991-3

University of Maryland Asian Division

Chair, English Program, and Coordinator, Guam Program
1987-91

Kyorin University (Tokyo, Japan), Division of Foreign Languages and Literatures 
Associate Professor of English and American Culture
1984-7

University of Maryland Asian Division
Core Faculty, English and Philosophy

Publications:

Publications include poetry and music as well as articles, monographs, and books on assessment, writing program design, linguistics, language acquisition pedagogy, the phenomenology of skilled performance, and the works of writers and philosophers such as Heidegger, Merleau-Ponty, Sartre, Kafka, Swift, Sterne, Wallace Stevens, Poe, Tolkien, George R.R. Martin, and Ursula K. LeGuin.

Other Amusing Information:

International Chess Federation Master

Editor, Pahto’s Shadow

Vocalist, Yakima Light Opera Company (among others)

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