The Hislop Collection contains newsletters, syllabi, tests, bibliographies, reports and
other materials relevant to teaching Asian immigrants to read and write English. It also
contains brochures pertaining to Christian evangelism among Asians.
Steven Hislop served in the U.S. Army in Vietnam from 1967 through 1969. In the latter
year he took a B.A. in Religion from Milligan College in Tennessee. Hislop subsequently
studied linguistics and cross-cultural communications at the University of Texas,
Arlington, and theology at the Fuller Theological Seminary, Pasadena (Calif.), before
taking an M.A. in South East Asian Studies at the University of the Philippines (1978).
He was employed during the 1980s as an ESL instructor in Santa Ana (Calif.)and as a
free-lance employment counselor in Fresno. His responsibilities in this work included
training others to assist Asian-born students to adjust to American culture. An
evangelical Christian, Hislop is also involved with broadcast and print evangelism in
Southeast Asia through organizations such as Evangelicals for Social Action/Fresno.
Collection is open for research.