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English educator

Richard Arthur Waswo, American English educator. Woodrow Wilson fellow, 1961-1962. University Virginia Sesquicentinnial Associate, 1974-1975. Member Renaissance Society of America, International Society History Rhetoric, College D'Anglicistes Romands (president 1979-1980), Swiss Association University Teacher English (1990-1996), Phi Beta Kappa.

Background

Waswo, Richard Arthur was born on October 26, 1939 in Washington, District of Columbia, United States. Arrived in Switzerland, 1976. Son of Arthur and Mildred Beulah (Slaybaugh) Waswo.

Education

AB, Stanford University, 1961. Master of Arts, Harvard University, 1962. Doctor of Philosophy, Harvard University, 1970.

Career

Assistant curator The Houghton Library., Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1963. Instructor humanities San Francisco State College, 1964-1965. Instructor English English Language Education Council, Tokyo, 1966-1967.

Assistant professor English San Jose State College, California, 1967-1970, University Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia, 1970-1976, University Geneva, 1976-1982, professor, since 1982. Visiting research fellow Merton College, Oxford, England, 1986-1987.

Membership

University Virginia Sesquicentinnial Associate, 1974-1975. Member Renaissance Society of America, International Society History Rhetoric, College D'Anglicistes Romands (president 1979-1980), Swiss Association University Teacher English (1990-1996), Phi Beta Kappa.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Tennis, skiing, music.

Connections

father:
Arthur Waswo

mother:
Mildred Beulah (Slaybaugh) Waswo