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Literature educator

Edgar Thomas Schell, American literature educator. Woodrow Wilson Foundation fellow, University California, 1959-1961; National Endowment of the Humanities grantee, 1989-1990. Served with United States Air Force, 1951-1954, Korea. Member Modern Language Association.

Background

Schell, Edgar Thomas was born on December 5, 1931 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Edgar Arnold and Emma Louisa (Robinson) Schell.

Education

Bachelor, Temple University, 1959;Master of Arts, Temple University, 1961;Doctor of Philosophy, University of California, Berkeley, 1965.

Career

Professor of English and comparative literature, University of California, Irvine, since 1965;director focused Research Program Medieval Theatre Studies, University of California, Irvine, since 1985.

Membership

Served with United States Air Force, 1951-1954, Korea. Member Modern Language Association.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocation: tennis.

Connections

Married Deborah Cawley, May 11, 1957. Children: Christopher, Victoria.

father:
Edgar Arnold Schell

mother:
Emma Louisa (Robinson) Schell

spouse:
Deborah Cawley

children:
Christopher Schell

Victoria Schell