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English literature educator

Richard Dean Taylor, American, Nigerian English literature educator. With United States Naval Reserve, 1957-1960. Member International Comparative Literature Association, International Association University Professors English. M C.

Background

Taylor, Richard Dean was born on December 24, 1935 in Cambridge, New York, United States. Son of Floyd Dean and Lillian (Fremont) Taylor.

Education

AB, Brown U., 1957; Master of Arts, Manchester (England) University, 1962; Doctor of Philosophy, Durham (England) University, 1966.

Career

Lecturer, U. Sierra Leone, Freetown, 1963-1965; visiting lecturer, Reading (England) University, 1965-1966; assistant professor, Dartmouth College, Hanover, N.H., 1966-1971; reader English, U. Ife, Ile-Ife, Nigeria, 1971-1976; professor literature in English, U. Ife, Ile-Ife, Nigeria, 1976-1979; Professor of English and comparative literature, U. Bayreuth, Germany, since 1979.

Membership

With United States Naval Reserve, 1957-1960. Member International Comparative Literature Association, International Association University Professors English. M C.

Connections

Married Aina Pavolini, July 22, 1963. Children: Olu, Oba.

father:
Floyd Dean Taylor

mother:
Lillian (Fremont) Taylor

spouse:
Aina Pavolini

children:
Olu Taylor

Oba Taylor