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Daniel Joseph Ransom

Daniel Joseph Ransom, American editor, English language educator. A. D. White fellow Cornell University, 1973, Graduate fellow, 1976, Lane Cooper scholar, 1974, recipient Guilford Prize, 1980. Member Modern Language Association, Medieval Academy American, New Chaucer Society.

Background

  • Ransom, Daniel Joseph was born on September 6, 1951 in Moline, Illinois, United States. Son of Orville Sheldon and Dolores Jean (Graves) Ransom.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Stanford University, 1973. Master of Arts, Cornell University, 1978. Doctor of Philosophy, Cornell University, 1979.

    Career

    • Assistant professor English Indiana State University, Terre Haute, 1981-1983. Instructor English University Oklahoma, Norman, 1979-1981, assistant professor, 1988-1992, associate professor, since 1992. General editor Variorum Chaucer, OU, since 1988.

    Works

    • Author: Poets at Play, 1985. Contributor articles to scholarly journals.

    Membership

    Member Modern Language Association, Medieval Academy American, New Chaucer Society.

    Personality

    Interests

    Guitar.

    Connections

    • Married Janis Maureen Paul, May 28, 1988. 1 child, David Alan.
    • father: Orville Sheldon Ransom
    • mother: Dolores Jean (Graves) Ransom
    • spouse: Janis Maureen Paul
    • child: David Alan Ransom
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    Born September 6, 1951
    (age 66)
    Nationality
    • 1973
      Stanford University
    • 1978
      Cornell University
    • 1979
      Cornell University
    • 1979 - 1981
      instructor, English University Oklahoma
      Norman, Oklahoma, United States
    • 1981 - 1983
      Assistant, professor English Indiana State University
      Terre Haute, Indiana, United States
    • 1988
      general editor Variorum Chaucer