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literature and language professor

Paul Elliott Russell, American literature and language professor.


Russell, Paul Elliott was born on July 1, 1956 in Memphis, Tennessee, United States.


Bachelor of Arts in English, Oberlin College, Ohio, 1978. Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, 1982. Doctor of Philosophy in English, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, 1983.


Professor, english Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, New York, since 1983.


  • Other Work

    • Author: (novels) War Against the Animals, The Coming Storm (Ferro-Grumley award, 2000), Sea of Tranquillity, Boys of Life, The Salt Point, (book) The Gay 100: A Ranking of the Most Influential Gays and Lesbians, Past and Present.