|Gerald T. Geer
|Adjunct Assistant Professor of Literature and Writing
||(641) 472 0577
Professor Geer earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in English from
Harvard. Professional Writer. Teaches First Year Rhetoric and
Non-Fiction in Advanced Writing courses, Coordinator of First Year and
Advanced Writing Courses.
Professor of Literature and Writing, Maharishi University of Management,
Fairfield, Iowa. Responsible for administering and overseeing
the Undergraduate Writing Program and composition courses, including
administration and evaluation of writing assessments, placement
of students in appropriate sections, and review of transfer credit
applications; creating syllabi for first-year composition courses,
courses on higher states of consciousness, and upper-division courses
on literary nonfiction and persuasive argument; and teaching more
than 2,000 students in limited-enrollment, highly interactive classes.
of Communications, Institute of Science, Technology and Public
Policy, Fairfield, Iowa. Responsible for writing and editing
all policy statements, proposals, newsletters, fundraising letters,
academic and governmental communications, promotional materials,
email news broadcasts, and website content.
1995–2004 Director of Publications, Natural
Law Party, Fairfield, Iowa. Responsible for researching
and co-writing the 1996 and 2000 Natural Law Party platforms; writing
and editing policy statements, newsletters, email news flashes,
voter guide information, publicity brochures, and website content
for the 1996 and 2000 Hagelin presidential campaigns and for many
candidate campaigns across the nation; and fielding all policy
questions from the public, both by email and phone.
editor, Cambridge, Massachusetts, and Fairfield, Iowa. Working
with various publishing houses, edited and copyedited over 200
academic textbooks, multiple issues of 15 quarterly academic journals,
and several doctoral theses.
1985–1987 National Lecturer, Public Awareness
Campaigns. Promoted and led TM program seminars in 12
cities across the country as part of a nationwide media/teaching
campaign; gave introductory presentations to audiences of 50 to
500 people; and signed up an average of 20% on the spot, with a
$400 course fee required on signing.
1976–1977 Director, Academy for the Science
of Creative Intelligence, Livingston Manor, New York. Oversaw
all areas of operation, including activities and well-being of
over 400 staff; a monthly budget of $100,000; production and publications
of a $1 million printing press; video and film production of a
$1 million studio; an instructional department with 100–400
visiting students per month; and all hiring and firing of personnel.
1974–1977 Director, Instructional Department,
Academy for the Science of Creative Intelligence, Livingston Manor,
New York. Administered and taught weekend, weeklong, one-month,
and three-month in-residence courses for visiting students, with
several thousand graduates; identified and hired course leaders;
and oversaw course library and all related materials.
ease with meeting tight deadlines and creating polished texts from
fragmentary input; at home with both Macs and PCs, as well as
Word, Quark, Excel, and website layouts.
1984–1985 Harvard Divinity School, Cambridge,
Massachusetts. Some graduate study.
1968–1972 Harvard College, Cambridge,
Massachusetts. B.A. magna cum laude in English.
1964–1968 The Phillips Exeter Academy,
Exeter, New Hampshire. High honors.