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David Geherin served as professor of English Language and Literature from 1969 until his retirement in 2010. During his time at EMU, Geherin, an author of crime fiction novels and analytic studies of contemporary crime fiction authors, designed several courses, most notably on crime fiction. Geherin was also an avid traveler during his time with the University, accompanying students on World Cultural History tours across Europe, studying classic works or art, history, and literature in their places of origination. Geherin received Emeritus status in 2010.

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david geherin, eastern michigan university, oral history, interview, crime fiction, world cultural history tours, english curriculum, john norman collins, emeritus

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David Geherin, Oral History Interiew, 2019