Jack Shoemaker, Ph.D.
6677 Nyman Dr.
Dallas, TX 75236

Phone 972) 572-0501
E-mail J-M_Shoemaker@sil.org


1977 - 1978                          Texas SIL, Dallas, TX
1978 - 1980                          Azusa Pacific University, Azusa, CA
BA in Physical Education
1986 - 1990                          U of Texas at Arlington, Arlington, TX
MA in Linguistics
2005 - 2012                          Southern Methodist University, Dallas, TX
PhD in Anthropology


English, FSI 5; Spanish, FSI 4; Swahili, FSI 1+; Ma’di, FSI 1+; Ese Ejja, FSI 1+
Professional experience
1982 – 1984                         SIL Bolivia, Ese Ejja Boat Project                      Bolivia
Community Development Supervisor
Training Ese Ejja to register, operate and maintain a diesel boat to transport produce to market; encouraging adult literacy and numeration through the local bilingual education system.
1984 – 1985                         New Hope                                              New London, CT

7th to 10th Math, Science and PE, K-10th Spanish
1985 – 1986                         Victory Christian School                    Albuquerque, NM

Teaching 7th and 8th Science, Math, History and PE; 9th and 10th math and PE.
1992 – 1999                         SIL Sudan Branch              Nairobi, Kenya; N Uganda

Editor; Technical Assistant
Editing consultant notes towards publication
Language analysis and Technical assistant to Ma’di Language Committee for orthographic development
1999 – 2003                         GIAL                                                                   Dallas, TX

Associate Instructor
teaching assist to professor for LD 5151 Cross Cultural Teaching Seminar (1999-2000),  LD 5333 Principles of Literacy ( S 2000), LD 4350 Second Language and Culture Acquisition (2000-2003),  AL 5306 Field Methods (S 2000), LD 4350 Language and Society, AL 4370 Cultural Anthropology (2000-200), Teaching Assistant ANTH 3361 (Language in Society) (SMU 2005-20011)

Adjunct Professor
ANTH 3361 (SMU: F 2011- S 2013); Cross Cultural Teaching (GIAL: F 2012)


1999       ”Coming of Age on Safari” in Ethno-Info.
1999       Contribution to “Worship, the Global Hallelujah!”.
2012       “Understanding the Lives of Ma’di Men and Women Through the Names They Give Their Children” UIM. (dissertation)