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English professor

Randall Clyde Reid, American English professor. Recipient fellowship Woodrow Wilson, Stanford University, 1959-1960, National Defense Education Act, Stanford University, 1965-1966, National Endowment of the Humanities for Younger Humanists, 1972-1973. Member Amnesty International (freedom writer), since 1985. Member Modern Language Association, Philological Association of Pacific Coast, Sierra Club, American Civil Liberties Union.

Background

Reid, Randall Clyde was born on October 4, 1931 in Paso Robles, California, United States. Son of Clyde Carson Reid and Esther Lyman (Howe) Smith.

Education

Bachelor, San Francisco State, 1959. Master of Arts, Stanford University, 1961. Doctor of Philosophy, Stanford University, 1966.

Career

Instructor San Diego State College, 1961-1963. Acting faculty chairman Deep Springs (California) College, 1963-1965. From assistant professor to associate professor University Chicago, 1966-1971.

Director and dean Deep Springs (California) College, 1969-1975. England professor University Nevada, Reno, since 1975. Fulbright professor Alexandria (Egypt) University, 1981-1982.

Advisory committee to trustees Deep Springs (California) College, since 1989. Chairman University bylaws and codes committee University Nevada, Reno, since 1989. Lecturer various colleges.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: The Fiction of Nath. West, 1967, Lost and Found, 1975. Contributor stories to professional journals.

Membership

Member Amnesty International (freedom writer), since 1985. Member Modern Language Association, Philological Association of Pacific Coast, Sierra Club, American Civil Liberties Union.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: hiking, gardening, playing squash.

Connections

Married Lois Earline Mason, July 31, 1954 (divorced March 1981). Children: Katharine Giovanna, Eric. Married Judith Ames Whitenack, February 14, 1982.

father:
Clyde Carson Reid Smith

mother:
Esther Lyman (Howe) Smith

spouses:
Lois Earline Mason

Judith Ames Whitenack

children:
Katharine Giovanna Reid

Eric Reid