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John E(mil) Becker (1942-)


Teacher at public schools in Pontiac, MI, 1964-66; Macalester College, St. Paul, MN, assistant professor of physical education, 1969-71; University of Florida, Gainesville, assistant professor of physical education, 1971-74; professional tennis instructor, 1974-77; Columbus Recreation and Parks Department, Columbus, OH, recreation supervisor, 1977-78; Columbus Zoological Gardens, Columbus, director of operations, 1978-86; Coastal American Field Studies, Columbus, director of program development, 1986-87; Wilds, Columbus, consultant, 1987-88; International Society for Endangered Cats, Columbus, executive director, 1988-94; Adventures in Writing, Delaware, OH, founder and writing instructor, 1995—; Thurber Writing Academy, instructor, 1998—; also works as storyteller and lecturer.

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Brief BiographiesBiographies: Miguel Angel Asturias: 1899-1974: Writer to Don Berrysmith Biography - Grew up in the Pacific NorthwestJohn E(mil) Becker (1942-) Biography - Career, Sidelights - Personal, Member, Writings