James Paul Gee

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Birthday
15, 1948
Birthplace
California
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
15, 1948 (age 71)
Birthplace
California

About

Professor and linguist who became known for his work in the fields of literacy, bilingual education, and discourse analysis.

Before Fame

He studied philosophy at the University of California at Santa Barbara and later received his Ph.D. in linguistics from Stanford University.

Trivia

He taught at Boston University, the University of Southern California, and the University of Wisconsin-Madison before accepting a position at Arizona State University.

Family Life

He grew up in San Jose, California.

Associated With

He and fellow teacher/scholar, Morris Halle, both made important contributions to the field of linguistics.