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Charles Robert Russell, American University provost. Recipient 1st Class Leadership award Ptnrship. for New Jersey, 1987. Trustee WGBO Public Radio, Newark, since 1983; board directors Jersey City Museum, Urban League of Essex County.

Background

Russell, Charles Robert was born on December 16, 1944 in New York City. Son of Charles Robert and Elizabeth (Yanson) Russell.

Education

AB, Wesleyan University, 1966; Doctor of Philosophy, Cornell Univercity, 1972.

Career

Assistant Professor of English, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, 1972-1976; from assistant professor to associate professor, Rutgers University, Newark, since 1977; director grants, Rutgers University, Newark, 1983-1985; associate dean for research, Rutgers University, Newark, 1985-1989; assistant provost for research and program development, Rutgers University, Newark, 1989-1991; associate provost for academic affairs, since 1991.

Membership

Trustee WGBO Public Radio, Newark, since 1983. Board directors Jersey City Museum, Urban League of Essex County.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: reading, hiking, birdwatching, biking.

Connections

father:
Charles Robert Russell

mother:
Elizabeth (Yanson) Russell