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Robert Dale Schultz

Robert Dale Schultz, English and American literature educator, author. Recipient Cornell University Carson Bishop prize, Emily Clark Balch prize for poetry, VA. Quarterly Review; Danforth Foundation fellow, St. Louis, 1974-1978; National Endowment for Arts Literature fellowship, 1998.


  • Schultz, Robert Dale was born on September 20, 1951 in Fort Dodge, Iowa, United States. Son of Richard Dale and Jacquilyn Lu (Duistermars) Schultz.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Luther College, Decorah, Iowa, 1974. Master of Fine Arts, Cornell University, 1976. Master of Arts, Cornell University, 1978.

      Doctor of Philosophy, Cornell University, 1981.


    • Lecturer English Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, 1979-1981. Business consultant Writing Consultant Ltd., Charlottesville, Virginia, 1981-1982. Associate academy advisor department athletics University Virginia, 1981-1982.

      Publications editor Virginia Student Aid Foundation, 1982-1985. Lecturer English University Virginia, 1982-1985. From assistant professor to professor English Luther College, Decorah, Iowa, 1985—1997, professor English, 1997—2004, head department English, 2001—2003.

      John P. Fishwick professor English Roanoke College, Salem, Virginia, since 2004. Visiting associate professor English University Virginia, Charlottesville, 1993-1994. Resident fellow Virginia Foundation for Humanities and Public Policy, Charlottesville, 1992-1994.

      Freelance poet, fiction writer, critic, scholar, since 1973.


    • Winter In Eden
    • The magnificent inaugural volume of the Loess Hills Poetry Series.
    • Author: Vein Along the Fault, 1981, Winter In Eden, 1997, The Madhouse Nudes, 1997, We Were Pirates: A Torpedoman's Pacific War, 2009. Poetry reviewer: The Hudson Review, New York City, since 1989. Contributor poetry, fiction and articles to professional journals.


    Denomination: Lutheran


    • Married Sally Denise Pawlak, January 4, 1975. Children: Schuyler, Lucy.
    • father: Richard Dale Schultz
    • mother: Jacquilyn Lu (Duistermars) Schultz
    • spouse: Sally Denise Pawlak
    • children: Schuyler Schultz
    • Lucy Schultz
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    Born September 20, 1951
    (age 66)
    • 1974
      Luther College
    • 1976
      Cornell University
    • 1978
      Cornell University
    • 1981
      Cornell University
    • 1979 - 1981
      Lecturer, English Cornell University
      Ithaca, New York, United States
    • 1981 - 1982
      business consultant, Writing Consultant Limited
      Charlottesville, Virginia, United States
    • 1981 - 1982
      associate, academy advisor department athletics University Virginia
    • 1982 - 1985
      publications editor Virginia Student Aid Foundation
    • 1982 - 1985
      lecturer, English University Virginia
    • 1985 - 1997
      from assistant, professor to professor English Luther College
      Decorah, Iowa, United States
    • 2004
      John P. Fishwick professor, English Roanoke College
      Salem, New Hampshire, United States
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