Welcome to the Home Page of:
David M. Lund, Ph.
Professor of Literacy and Language
Beverley Taylor Sorenson College of Education and Human Development
Department of Teacher Education, Family Development and Graduate/Professional Studies
Brief Introduction: Dr. Lund came to
Southern Utah University in June of 1999. He is currently serving as Director of Accreditation, Assessment, and Quality. He came from the University of South
Alabama where he taught in the Department of Curriculum and Instruction
from the Fall of 1995 to the Spring of 1999. Prior to that time he spent
three years at Purdue University in W. Lafayette, Indiana where he earned
his Ph.D. in Literacy and Language, while teaching classes in Content
Area Reading, German, and using the Computer to Enhance Reading and
Writing Instruction. He holds Bachelor of Arts and Master of Secondary
Education degrees from Weber State University in Ogden, Utah. Altogether, he has been involved in public education as an education student, a teacher, or teacher educator for more than 30 years. Dr.
Lund enjoys working at the University level, teaching a variety of classes regarding literacy in schools, educational research, and technology and integrates
technology into all of his classes. In addition
to his University teaching, he is active in a number of local, state,
and national organizations concerned with literacy and education. He also serves on a number of college, state, and national committees, including consulting work for the Teacher Education Accreditation Council or TEAC (currently becoming part of the Council for Accreditation of Education Professionals or CAEP). He was married
to his wife, Terri, for just over 35 years until her passing in June of 2011; and they
have daughter named Tiana, who completed her degree in Elementary Education in 2012 and was married five days later.
Besides work, Dr. Lund also volunteers at local
schools, the Utah Shakespearean Festival, and the Utah Summer Games and is interested in racquetball, genealogy,
reading, computers, educational research, educational technology, vacationing/traveling, fishing, golf, disc
(kind of like Frisbee) golf, and working with young people.