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Sander Zulauf


Sander Zulauf
Academic Rank: Professor, Department of English and Philosophy, Liberal Arts Division
Department: English and Philosophy
Division: Liberal Arts
Year Hired: 1973
Graduate: MA, English and Creative Writing, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN, 1973.
Undergraduate: BA, English and Philosophy, Gettysburg College, Gettysburg, PA, 1968.
Courses Taught: English Composition I & II; American Literature I & II;
Introduction to Poetry; “Voices and Visions” Poetry Telecourse; Creative Writing; Advanced Creative Writing.
Other Teaching: Teacher, Martin Luther King Jr. School, Paterson, NJ 196869.
Teacher, English and Humanities, Hanover Park Regional HS, 196971.
Special Positions held:
  • Producer and Project Director, Bicentennial Poetry Readings at CCM, 1976.
  • Member, County College of Morris Cultural Affairs Committee, 1974-1978.
  • Faculty Advisor, Promethean, CCM Literary and Fine Arts Magazine, 1975-1982.
  • Producer and Director, Distinguished American Poets Series at CCM, 1977-1985.
  • Producer and Director, First American Poetry Disc Video Anthology, 1985-87.
  • Producer and Director, Great Swamp Poetry Series, 1985-1992.
  • Poet, Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation, 1987-present.
  • Author, County College of Morris Alma Mater, 1987.
  • Editor, Journal of New Jersey Poets , 1989-2012.
  • Project Director and Editor, Posthumous publication of Only Here and Dream Paintings from the Heaven of Obscurity by New Jersey poet Joe Salerno, 1996-2004.
  • Poet Laureate, Episcopal Church, Diocese of Newark, 1999-present.
  • Editor, The Poets of New Jersey: From Colonial to Contemporary , Jersey Shore Publications, 2005.
  • Editor Emeritus, Journal of New Jersey Poets, 2012-present.
  • National Endowment for the Humanities Grant, 1977.
  • New Jersey Department of Higher Education Grant, 1985.
  • Sabbatical Leave Awards, 1984, 1994, 2002, and 2013-14.
  • National Endowment for the Humanities Fellowship, Princeton University, 1987.
  • Donor, Academy of American Poets Marion Zulauf Poetry Prize, Gettysburg College, 1987-present (Annually, in perpetuity).
  • Allen Ginsberg Poetry Award, Honorable Mention, 2010; Winner, 2012.
  • Featured Poet, Geraldine R. Dodge Poetry Festivals, 1988, 1996, 2006, 2014.
  • Introducer of Distinguished Guest Poets at all Dodge Poetry Festivals, 1990-present.
  • 2015 Eric Hoffer Award winner for Bashō in America, 2015.
  • Grand Marshal, County College of Morris Commencement Ceremony, 2015.
  • Featured Guest Poet, HCAMTV, Boston Public Television, 2015.
  • Pushcart Prize Nominee for Bashō in America, 2016.
  • Founding Editor, Index of American Periodical Verse (Scarecrow Press) 1973-2006.
  • Succasunna New Jersey: Poems by Sander Zulauf (Breaking Point, 1987).
  • Living Waters (St. Dunstan’s, 2005).
  • Where Time Goes (Dryad Press, 2008; 2014).
  • Bashō in America, (iUniverse, 2014).
Other Positions Held:
  • Eucharistic Minister, St Dunstan’s, Merry Heart Nursing Home, 1974-2007.
  • Eucharistic Minister, St Dunstan’s, 1974-present.
  • Secretary-Treasurer, Vice President, President, Forest South Homeowners’ Association, 1987-2014.
  • Member, NJEA, 1968-present.
  • Member, Thoreau Society, 1992-present.
  • Member, Kenneth Burke Society, 1987present.
  • Member, Association of Writers and Writing Programs, 1972-present.
  • Member and Voting Member, Academy of American Poets, 1976present.
  • Member, Poets House, 1990-present.
  • Listed in Who’s Who in America and Who’s Who in the World, 2003-present.
  • Nominated, United States Professor of the Year, 2013.