According to Wikipedia,
James A. Berlin was an American scholar, professor, writer, and theorist in the field of composition studies, known for his scholarship on the history of rhetoric and composition theory. Berlin was born in Hamtramck, Michigan and attended St. Florian High School. He earned his BA from Central Michigan University and his Ph.D. from the University of Michigan in Victorian literature in 1975. He served as a professor of English at Wichita State University, at the University of Cincinnati, where he directed first-year English from 1981 to 1985, and at Purdue University from 1987 to 1994. Between Cincinnati and Purdue, Berlin served as visiting professor at the University of Texas and at Penn State University.
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