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Literature educator

Donald Alfred Yates was American literature educator. Recipient Avery Hopwood award University Michigan, 1954, Fulbright Visiting scholar, 1962-1963; grantee National Education Association, 2000-2001.,fellow Guggenheim, since 2008, Fulbright Lecturer, 1967-1968, 1970. With United States Army, 1951-1953. Member Modern Language Association, Mystery Writers of America, Baker St. Irregulars (The Greek Interpreter 1972).

Background

Yates, Donald Alfred was born on April 11, 1930 in Ayer, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Alfred Craig Yates and Bessie Mae Cambridge.

Education

Bachelor of Arts in Spanish, University Michigan, 1951. Master of Arts in Spanish, University Michigan, 1954. Doctor of Philosophy in Spanish, University Michigan, 1961.

Career

Teaching fellow University Michigan, Ann Arbor, 1953-1957. Instructor Michigan State University, East Lansing, 1957-1961, assistant professor Spanish-American literature, 1961-1964, associate professor, 1964-1967, professor, 1967-1983, professor emeritus, since 1983. President International Institute Latin-American Literature, Pittsburgh, 1971-1973.

Works

Membership

With United States Army, 1951-1953. Member Modern Language Association, Mystery Writers of America, Baker St. Irregulars (The Greek Interpreter 1972).

Connections

Married Mary Dodd, June 24, 1951 (divorced March 1961). Children: Brian Donald, Juliet Marie. Married Lynn P. Taylor, March 31, 1962 (divorced May 1975).

1 child, John Allan; Married Joanne Margaret Mueller, March 21, 1977.

father:
Alfred Craig Yates

mother:
Bessie Mae Cambridge

spouses:
Mary Dodd

Lynn P. Taylor

Joanne Margaret Mueller

children:
Brian Donald Yates

Juliet Marie Yates

John Allan Yates