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English literature educator

Richard Helgerson, American English literature educator. Member Modern Language Association (executive committee English renaissance division 1988-1992), North America Conference on British Studies, Renaissance Society of America, Spenser Society of America (president 1988), Shakespeare Association American, Western Humanities Conference (executive committee 1988-1991).

Background

Helgerson, Richard was born on August 22, 1940 in Pasadena, California, United States. Son of Donald Theodore and Viola Dolores (Huss) Helgerson.

Education

Bachelor, University of California, Riverside, 1963; Master of Arts, Johns Hopkins University, 1964; Doctor of Philosophy, Johns Hopkins University, 1970.

Career

Professor of English, College Notre-Dame d'Afrique, Atakpamé, Togo, 1964-1966; assistant Professor of English, University of California, Santa Barbara, 1970-1976; associate professor, University of California, Santa Barbara, 1976-1982; chair department English, University of California, Santa Barbara, 1989-1993; Professor of English, University of California, Santa Barbara, since 1982; faculty research lecturer, University of California, Santa Barbara, since 1998. Visiting professor California Institute Technology, Pasadena, 1987-1988. Chair Huntington (California) Library.

Research Review, 1986-1987. Faculty research lecturer University of California, Santa Barbara, 1998.

Works

Membership

Member Modern Language Association (executive committee English renaissance division 1988-1992), North America Conference on British Studies, Renaissance Society of America, Spenser Society of America (president 1988), Shakespeare Association American, Western Humanities Conference (executive committee 1988-1991).

Connections

Married Marie-Christine David, June 8, 1967. 1 child, Jessica.

father:
Donald Theodore Helgerson

mother:
Viola Dolores (Huss) Helgerson

spouse:
Marie-Christine David

child:
Jessica Helgerson