After graduating from C.M. Russell High School in Great Falls, Montana, Stephen Abel studied theater at the University of Montana in Missoula. He was a teacher in the public school system in Israel for 11 years, during which time he did a Masters in Applied Linguistics through the University of London.
At Preston, he teaches English to freshmen and seniors.
"Character is destiny." - Heraclitus of Ephesus
"But the effect of her being on others around her was incalculably diffusive: for the growing good of the world is partly dependent on unhistoric acts; and that things are not so ill with you and me as they might have been is half owing to the number who lived faithfully a hidden life, and rest in unvisited graves." - George Eliot AKA Mary Ann Evans