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Daniel Joseph Ransom

editor , English language educator

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.

Interests

  • Other 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