Title: Retired Language Educator
Location: Shoreline, Washington, United States
Professor James R. McLeod, Retired Language Educator, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Educators for dedication, achievements, and leadership in academia.
Mr. McLeod earned a Bachelor of Arts in English in 1966 from the University of Washington. Shortly thereafter, he furthered his education by earning a Master’s degree in English from Eastern Washington University. After becoming a certified teacher in the state of Washington, he began his career as a teacher with the Central Valley School District. He remained there until 1969, going on to become an associate professor of English at North Idaho College. Mr. McLeod excelled at the college until 2001, spending several years as the director of the Scottish Studies Program. Later, from 2002 until 2009, he brought his skills to Chapman University, excelling as an associate professor of English.
Outside of his classroom endeavors, Mr. McLeod has had grand success as an author, having published numerous works throughout his career. Some of his early notable titles include, “Theodore Roethke: A Manuscript Checklist” and “Theodore Roethke: A Bibliography.” More recently, Mr. McLeod authored the compilation “Making the Arrows: Poems,” in 2015. Moreover, his poems are featured in the anthology, “Deep Down Things: An Anthology of Inland Northwest Poetry.” Looking toward the future, Mr. McLeod is excited to continue working on his family history and writing poetry.
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