Daniel Gibbons is Associate Professor and Director of Undergraduate Studies in English at The Catholic University of America. He earned a BA in English Language and Literature at the University of Dallas, and both an MA and PhD at the University of Wisconsin – Madison. Over the course of nearly twenty years as a teacher, Dr. Gibbons has tutored middle-school and high-school students; has trained students in technical and accountancy writing; and has taught rhetoric, writing, and literature to a diverse body of students at a community college and three different universities. He helped to author Catholic University’s new undergraduate core curriculum and is a member of the Secondary Education Council, which helps to oversee the training of high school teachers at the university. Dr. Gibbons helped to start the Montessori program at St. Jerome Academy and serves on the curriculum committee for SJI.