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literature and language professor

Richard August Johnson, American literature and language professor. Member Modern Language Association, American Association of University Professors, Phi Beta Kappa.

Background

Johnson, Richard August was born on April 18, 1937 in Washington, District of Columbia, United States. Son of Cecil August and Esther Marie (Nelson) Johnson.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Swarthmore College, 1959;Doctor of Philosophy, Cornell Univercity, 1965.

Career

Instructor English, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, 1963-1965;assistant professor, Mount Holyoke College, South Hadley, Massachusetts, 1965-1971;associate professor, Mount Holyoke College, South Hadley, Massachusetts, 1971-1974;professor, department chairman, Mount Holyoke College, South Hadley, Massachusetts, 1974-1980, 1988-1991;professor Alumnae Foundation, Mount Holyoke College, South Hadley, Massachusetts, 1980-1986;Lucia, Ruth and Elizabeth MacGregor Professor of English, Mount Holyoke College, South Hadley, Massachusetts, since 1986. Visiting professor Amherst College, 1979, 84-88.

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Membership

Member Modern Language Association, American Association of University Professors, Phi Beta Kappa.

Connections

Married Michaela Ann Memelsdorff, August 20, 1960. Children– Nicholas, Patrick, Hong, Loeun.

father:
Cecil August Johnson

mother:
Esther Marie (Nelson) Johnson

spouse:
Michaela Ann Memelsdorff

children:
Nicholas Johnson

Patrick Johnson

Hong Johnson

Loeun Johnson