James Plath

R Forrest Colwell Endowed Chair

Since 2015, James Plath has been working in Illinois Wesleyan University. This person is a competent R Forrest Colwell Endowed Chair with over 36 years of work experience. According to James's resume and work profile, James Plath has worked at more than ten companies with diverse backgrounds and gained different skills. James attended school at the University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee to 1988. James can be found in Carlock, Illinois – where this person currently lives. You can search for their phone and email. We can also provide you detailed contact information upon request.
Name variants:
Jaymes Plath, Jaimes Plath, Jim Plath, Jimmy Plath, Jimmie Plath, Jamie Plath, Jem Plath

Contact Information

Last Update
Jun 21, 2022
Carlock, IL


R Forrest Colwell Endowed Chair

Bloomington, IL



Work History

R Forrest Colwell Endowed Chair

from Aug 2015


Family-friendly movie news and reviews, with an emphasis on PG-13, PG, and G movies and TV series. Your resource for family movie night.
from 2013

English Department Chair

Elected by colleagues and approved by the provost to serve a three-year term.
Aug 2008 — Jul 2011


Chief officer for a 501 c 3 non-profit organization of 300+ members with an annual six-figure budget and oversight of The John Updike Childhood Home, 117 Philadelphia Ave., Shillington, Pa.,...
from 2009

Founding Editor-Publisher

Edited and published a non-profit journal of the arts that was honored by the Council of Literary Magazines and Presses in 1990 as one of the top five literary magazines in the U.S. and rece...
1983 — 1999

Fulbright Scholar, Caribbean Regional Lecturing Program

Taught two over-enrolled survey courses on the American novel and the American short story, tutored students outside of class, advised faculty on a creative writing program and other matters...
Aug 1995 — Jan 1996

Past President

Also served as 2nd Vice President (2 years), 1st Vice President (2 years), and Past President (2 years).
1994 — 1996

Founding Director

1986 — 1996

Publicity Director

Worked with the festival director and a PR firm charged with Florida Keys promotion.
1988 — 1992

Professor of English at Illinois Wesleyan University

Teaches journalism, public relations, film studies, American literature since 1850 (including Native American literature) and creative writing (fiction). Previously Associate Professor (1994...
from Aug 1988


Chief Executive


Creative Writing
Higher Education
Copy Editing
Public Speaking
Public Relations
Press Releases
Social Media
Community Outreach
Microsoft Word
Raymond Carver
Contemporary American Literature

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Carlock, Illinois is the place where James Plath lives

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The professional worked at ten jobs.

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James studied at the University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee to 1988.

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This professional works in Higher Education industry.

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This person has skills in the following areas: Creative Writing, Editing, Higher Education, Copy Editing, Public Speaking, Research, Public Relations, Journalism, Facebook, Press Releases, and Social Media.