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English educator

Evelyn Harris Haller, American English educator. Emory University fellow, 1959-1960, Newberry Library. fellow, 1984, associate fellow Center for Great Plains Studies, since 1993; National Endowment of the Humanities grantee, 1971.


Haller, Evelyn Harris was born on March 7, 1937 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Daughter of Charles Leo and Evelyn Catherine (Qualey) Harris.


AB magna cum laude, Barat College, 1958. Master of Arts, Emory University, 1959. Doctor of Philosophy, Emory University, 1968.

Postgraduate, Princeton University, New Jersey, 1973. Postgraduate, University New Orleans, Brunnenburg, Italy, 1994.


Resource humanist, Women's Institute Theology, Lincoln, Nebraska, 1984-1985;coordinating county, Women's Institute Theology, Lincoln, Nebraska, since 1985;conference planner, Women's Institute Theology, Lincoln, Nebraska, 1988-1989;chair, Women's Institute Theology, Lincoln, Nebraska, 1989-1992;Professor of English, Doane College, Crete, Nebraska, since 1969. Member of advisory board Vox Benedictina, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, since 1984.


  • Other Work

    • Contributing editor: Vox Benedictina, 1984-1990, The Feminist Companion to Literature in English, 1990. Associate editor: Woolf Studies Annual. Contributor poems, essays, articles.


Active Willa Cather Pioneer Memorial. Board directors Mary Riepma Ross Media Arts Center, since 2003, Jane Pope Geske Nebraska Literary Heritage Board, Lincoln. Member of American Association of University Professors (president state conference 1980-1981), Modern Language Association (regional delegate 1974-1977), American Association of University Women, Virginia Woolf Society, International Thomas Merton Society, Nebraska Humanities Council (board directors 1976-1980).


Married Robert Spencer Haller, June 10, 1961 (divorced 1993). Children: Scott Geoffrey, Charles Benet.

Charles Leo Harris

Evelyn Catherine (Qualey) Harris

Robert Spencer Haller

Scott Geoffrey Haller

Charles Benet Haller