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Raymond Leslie Williams

Latin American literature educator

Raymond Leslie Williams, Latin American literature educator. Named Outstanding Faculty Member Daily Camera, Boulder, 1992; recipient University Colorado Bank One Service award; Fulbright scholar, Colombia, 1987, honorary endowed chair Venezuela, 1993. Member Modern Language Association, American Association Teachers Spanish and Portuguese.

Background

Williams, Raymond Leslie was born on March 9, 1950 in Seattle, Washington, United States. Son of Leslie Leo Williams and Ilene (Salveson) Carpenter.

Education

Bachelor in Spanish, Washington State University, 1972. Master of Arts in Spanish, University Kansas, 1974. Doctor of Philosophy in Spanish, University Kansas, 1977.

Career

Professor Spanish University Chicago, 1977-1980, Washington University, St. Louis, 1980-1987, University Colorado, Boulder, since 1987. Author: Gabriel Garcia Marquez, 1984, Maria Vargas Llosa, 1987, Colombian Novel, 1844-1987, 1991. Editor Revista Estudios Colombianos, since 1987.

Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Member Modern Language Association, American Association Teachers Spanish and Portuguese.

Connections

Married Pamela Ruth Bartle, January 30, 1972.

father:
Leslie Leo Williams Carpenter

mother:
Ilene (Salveson) Carpenter

spouse:
Pamela Ruth Bartle