Associate Professor of English, Director of the English Teacher Education Program
Ph.D., Syracuse University 1996, English (Composition & Cultural Rhetoric)
English Teacher Education; History, Theory, and Practice of Composition-Rhetoric
Also associated with: The Professional Education Program (PEP), The Program in Writing and Rhetoric, The School of Professional Development
Office: Humanities 2084
Kenneth.Lindblom@stonybrook.edu | 631-632-7303
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English Teacher Education Program
Ken Lindblom teaches English methods courses, graduate composition- rhetoric courses, adolescent literature, and has directed the English Teacher Education Program at Stony Brook since 2003. He was Associate Professor of English at Illinois State University (1997-2003). Before taking university positions, Dr. Lindblom was Director of the Mid-State Teacher Center and, before that an English teacher at Columbia High School in East Greenbush, NY. He holds New York State Permanent Teacher Certification in English, grades 7-12; a Ph.D. in English (Composition & Cultural Rhetoric) from Syracuse University; an MA in English from SUNY Albany; and, a BA in Writing & Literature from Southampton College (LIU). He has won eight awards for his teaching, and he was named a 2012 Educator of Excellence by the New York State English Council.
From 2008-2013, Ken Lindblom was editor of English Journal, the oldest and most widely-read, peer-reviewed national journal devoted to teaching English grades 6-12.
Lindblom has authored or co-authored over a dozen essays on theory, history, and practice of the teaching of writing and English for peer-reviewed journals, including Teaching/Writing: The Journal of Writing Teacher Education, English Journal, Rhetoric Review, The English Record, Journal of Advanced Composition, and Journal of Pragmatics, and several essay collections. In 2011, he co-authored the book, Grammar Rants, with Patricia A. Dunn. He has presented dozens of papers at national conferences, including the annual conventions of the National Council of Teachers of English and the Conference on College Composition and Communication.
Department of English, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY 11794-5350 - Undergraduate: 631 632-7400 | Graduate: 631 632-7373