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English language and literature educator

James Proctor Lusardi, American English language and literature educator. education. Grantee American Council of Learned Societies, Washington, 1965, American Philosophical Society, Philadelphia, 1966, National Endowment of the Humanities, 1988 and various colleges universities.


Lusardi, James Proctor was born on September 3, 1931 in Morristown, New Jersey, United States. Son of Herman James and Ruth (Brigham) Lusardi.


AB with high honours, Lafayette College, 1955. Master of Arts, Yale University, 1957. Doctor of Philosophy, Yale University, 1963.


Instructor Williams College, Willlamston, Massachusetts, 1958-1961. Assistant instructor Yale University, New Haven, 1961-1962. Assistant professor Wesleyan University, Middletown, 1962-1966.

Associate professor Lafayette College, Easton, Pennsylvania, 1966-1986, professor, 1986-1989, Francis A. Marsh professor of English Literature, from 1990. Member executive board Columbia University Shakespeare Seminar, New York City, since 1989.


  • Education.


  • Other Work

    • Co-author Reading Shakespeare in Performance: King Lear, 1991. Co-editor: Yale Edition of Works of St. Thomase More, 1973. Contributor articles to profl journals including: Shakespeare Quarterly,, Shakespeare Bulletin, Shakespeare Yearbook, Hamlet Studies, Center for Educational Affairs Critic, On-Stage Studies, various books.


Sergeant United States Air Force, 1951-1952, Fellow Columbia University (associate). Member American Association of University Professors, Modern Language Association, International Shakespeare Association, Shakespeare Association American, Phi Beta Kappa (president middle Atlantic district 1982-1988).


Married Marcia Staats, August 22, 1953. Children: Carol Lynn Lusardi Williams, Jill Marie Lusardi Hahn.

Herman James Lusardi

Ruth (Brigham) Lusardi

Marcia Staats

Carol Lynn Lusardi Williams Lusardi

Jill Marie Lusardi Hahn Lusardi