Dr. Marshall A. George holds an endowed chair, the Olshan Professor of Clinical Practice, in the School of Education at Hunter College of the City University of New York. Prior to joining the faculty at Hunter, he was a professor in the Graduate School of Education at Fordham University. Dr. George was a classroom teacher of English language arts in grades 7-12 for ten years before becoming a teacher educator. He has been in teacher education for 20 years, and has served on the executive committee of the National Council of Teachers of English and as Chair of the Conference on English Education. He has published extensively in academic journals in the fields of English Education and Teacher Education.