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English professor

Paul Robert Rovang, American English professor. Achievements include research in Medieval and Renaissance Literature. Decorated Good Conduct medal United States Army; grantee National Endowment Humanities Institute, 1999, 2006; Dissertation fellowship, Recruitment fellowship, Michigan State University, 1987, 1991.

Background

Rovang, Paul Robert was born on July 26, 1957 in Fergus Falls, Minnesota, United States. Son of Charles Edward and Kathleen Joyce Rovang.

Education

BTh, Bethany College, Minneapolis, 1981. Bachelor, North Dakota State University, Fargo, 1987. Master of Arts, North Dakota State University, Fargo, 1987.

Doctor of Philosophy, Michigan State University, East Lansing, 1991.

Career

Visiting foreign lecturer Fukui University, Japan, 1991—1994. Assistant professor, English Northwest College, Kirkland, Washington, 1994—1995. Professor, English Edinboro University, Pennsylvania, since 1995, editor, Values Newsletter, State Systems Higher Education, since 2003.

Sergeant United States Army, 1975-1978, Alaska.

Achievements

  • Achievements include research in Medieval and Renaissance Literature.

Membership

School board member Erie First Christian Academy, Pennsylvania, 2000—2006. Member of Association Pennsylvania State College and University Faculty, Japan Association Language Teachers (programming chair 1992-1993), International Arthurian Society, Phi Kappa Phi (Induction 1984).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Running, skiing, travel, gardening, birdwatching.

Connections

Married Candy Lea Ledbetter, August 4, 1979. Children: Angelle Shireen Sundberg, Jennifer Anne, Benjamin Asher.

father:
Charles Edward

mother:
Kathleen Joyce Rovang

spouse:
Candy Lea Ledbetter

children:
Angelle Shireen Sundberg Rovang

Jennifer Anne Rovang

Benjamin Asher Rovang