About Doc Stull

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            Doc Stull

 

Multi-dimensional and unconventional, Doc is a professional American English accent trainer, English/ESL instructor,  radio host, frequent radio guest and culture commentator, author, reviewer, poet, spoken word performer and musician, a docent/tour leader/events lecturer and retired state university professor.  His interests range from classical literature to jazz, to sport history, the physics of human performance, Latino athletes in popular culture to American art and literature in popular culture.

Doc  appears every month on the Humboldt Homepage with host Danielle Orr on KHSU radio 90.5 AM in Arcata, CA. on the first Friday of the month at 1:00 to talk about Athletes in the Americas and the Caribbean and their connection to politics and popular culture.

Doc Stull’s Sports Today and in the Day  on ESPN Humboldt Sports Radio 1340 AM and 92.7 FM Eureka and KGOE News Talk Radio 1480 AM Eureka airing daily .  Doc has researched, written and produced with musician/composer Tim Randles more than 75 shows for ESPN Humboldt Sports Radio.  The show is in its 6th year.

New Books in  Jazz  reviews and interviews.   Highlights include interviews with authors whose books discussed the music and bios of Louis Armstrong, Benny Goodman, Miles Davis, John Coltrane, Thelonious Monk and many others.

Doc hosted the Classics Now  Literature book interview/discussion forum with Mary Harper on KHSU radio 90.5 AM in Arcata, CA. on the third Thursday of the month at 1:15.  From 1994 – 2015, Doc  discussed more than 200 classic books ranging from Aristotle to Shakespeare to Sun Tzu.

Doc  appears frequently as a culture commentator on Monday Morning Magazine between 7:00 AM and 9:00 AM the third Monday of every month on KMUD radio 91.1, Redway on topics ranging from the news of the day, humor, history and sport.

He appeared monthly as a culture commentator on Radio El Sol Bilingue between 5:00 PM and 6:00 AM on the on KMEC 105.1, Ukiah, 

His eco-sport-mystery novella ebook, Muhammad Ali’s Robe was published in August, 2013.

He completed a 14 part series on great Latino athletes, politic and popular culture for the El Sol Bilingue newspaper in Ukiah, CA.

Doc is past-President of Sport Literature Association.  He has published numerous reviews and contributed three original short stories to the Aethlon:  Journal of Sport Literature and was a featured poet/writer on the 2003-2004 Humboldt State University Scholar’s Calendar.  His poem, “Rhythm”  was published in Puerto Del Sol: A Journal of New Literature, Summer, 2013  https://docstull.com/2014/04/  (spanish translation).

He is a docent and tour leader and special programs presenter at Jack London State Historic Park.

Highlights in 2016 included developing an international clientele in American Accent Training from all five continents, teaching English as a second language at College of the Redwoods Community College and travel throughout Bolivia in Latin America (September – November) with study at the Bolivian Spanish School in the constitutional capital of Sucre, Bolivia, and the Altiplano Spanish School in the high-altitude wine region in Tarija, Bolivia.  He was also selected to be a reader at at the 100th Annual Jack London Memorial Service, Jack London State Park, Glen Ellen, CA., Saturday, November 19, 2016 at 10:30  AM.  .

Highlights in 2015 included Spanish study in Nicaragua, ESL certification, and accent training certification (see Accent Training and English as a Second Language) and piano study in boogie/woogie and American Jazz standards.

Highlights in 2014 included  an original performance,  Only a Fool is Not Afraid of a Crazy Man – a spoken-word/jazz presentation with the Tim Randles Trio at the Westhaven Center for the Arts, the completion of  14-part series on Latino athletes in sport and popular culture for the El Sol Bilingue Newspaper, a new radio feature airing on the Humboldt Homepage with Danielle Orr on the first Friday of the month at 1:00 PM on KHSU 90. 5 FM entitled Athletes in Popular Culture and Politics and  from the Caribbean and the Americas , special evening tours to the historic Wolf House at Jack London State Historic Park, the narration of the first Audio Tour AP for Jack London State Historic Park, and numerous personal and radio appearances.

In November of 2013, Doc presented his highly entertaining multi-media lecture/show, The Brown Bomber, The Blues and the Blast:  Sports Social Justice and the Legacy of Joe Louis and Jackie Robinson in the Armed Forces in WWII and the music that helped shape American attitudes about race for the Port Chicago Naval Magazine National Memorial Legacy Series at Sir Francis Drake High School in San Anselmo, CA.

Earlier in 2013, Doc presented The  Changing role of Women during WWII:  A League of Their Own on the Diamond and the Home Front  as a featured speaker at the Rosie the Riveter/WWII Home Front National Historical Park series during a screening of the film League of Their Own last March, 2013.

 Doc is also a docent and special events lecturer at Jack London State Historic Park in Glen Ellen, CA, recently presenting It’s How You Play the Game:  Jack London’s Timeless Themes in Sport in June of 2013 as well as leading special moonlight tours to Jack London’s famous Wolf House.

He retired from full-time teaching in the Kinesiology and Recreation Administration Department at Humboldt State University in 2011, teaching part-time until 2015.

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