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critic , department chairman , language educator

Albert Joseph Gelpi, American language educator, department chairman, critic. Guggenheim fellow, 1977-1978. Served with United States Army, 1951-1953. Member Modern Language Association, American Literature Association.

Background

Gelpi, Albert Joseph was born on July 19, 1931 in New Orleans. Son of Albert Joseph and Alice Marie (Delaup) Gelpi.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Loyola University, New Orleans, 1951;Master of Arts, Tulane University, 1956;Doctor of Philosophy, Harvard University, 1962.

Career

Assistant professor, Harvard University, 1962-1968;associate professor, Stanford University, 1968-1974;professor American literature, Stanford University, since 1974;Wm. Robertson Coe professor American literature, Stanford University, since 1978;chairman American studies program, Stanford University, 1980-1983, 94-;associate dean graduate study and research, Stanford University, 1980-1985;chairman English department, Stanford University, 1985-1988.

Works

Membership

Served with United States Army, 1951-1953. Member Modern Language Association, American Literature Association.

Connections

Married Barbara Charlesworth, June 14, 1965. Children: Christopher Francis Cecil, Adrienne Catherine Ardelle.

father:
Albert Joseph Gelpi

mother:
Alice Marie (Delaup) Gelpi

spouse:
Barbara Charlesworth

children:
Christopher Francis Cecil Gelpi

Adrienne Catherine Ardelle Gelpi