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English literature educator

Michael Joseph Van Walleghen, American English literature educator. Recipient 1st Prize Borestone Mount Poetry award, 1967, Illinois Arts Coun.award 1976, Pushcart Prize, 1977-1978, National Education Association grantee, 1979, 87, Illinois Arts Council grantee, 1984-1986. With United States Navy, 1956-1959.

Background

Walleghen, Michael Joseph Van was born on October 4, 1938 in Detroit, Michigan, United States. Son of Joseph and Bernice (Carter) Van Walleghen.

Education

Bachelor, Wayne State University, 1963; Master of Fine Arts, U. Iowa, 1965.

Career

Instructor, Wichita (Kansas) State University, 1966-1968; assistant professor, Wichita (Kansas) State University, 1968-1970; from assistant professor to professor, University of Illinois, Urbana, since 1970.

Membership

With United States Navy, 1956-1959.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocation: fishing.

Connections

Married Pamela Marie Drake, December 27, 1975. 1 child, Emily Lynn.

father:
Joseph Walleghen

mother:
Bernice (Carter) Van Walleghen

spouse:
Pamela Marie Drake

child:
Emily Lynn Walleghen