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language educator

Richard Francis Hardin, American language educator. Recipient Top Paper award, Religious Communications Association, 2007; grantee Research grant, American Philosophical Society, 1974, Travel grant, Newberry Library., 1979, 2002. Member of Marlowe Society of America (Roma Gill second place award 1985, 1989), Association Literature Scholars and Critics, Renaissance Society of America.

Background

Hardin, Richard Francis was born on November 9, 1937 in Los Angeles, California, United States. Son of Richard F. and Bettye Walker Hardin.

Education

Bachelor in English, St. Mary's University, San Antonio, 1959. Master of Arts in English, University Texas, Austin, 1964. Doctor of Philosophy in English Literature, University Texas, Austin, 1966.

Career

From assistant to associate professor University Kansas, Lawrence, 1966—1976, professor, 1976—2006, Frances Stiefel English professor, since 2006. Chair English department University Kansas, 1997—2000, chair humanities program, 1980—1983. 1st lieutenant United States Army, 1959-1963, Germany.

Works

Membership

Member of Marlowe Society of America (Roma Gill second place award 1985, 1989), Association Literature Scholars and Critics, Renaissance Society of America.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Gardening, handball, languages.

Connections

Married Virginia Kutac, November 21, 1959. Children: Elizabeth Van den Bogert, Eleanor, Richard A., Jennifer, Christopher, Julia.

father:
Richard F.

mother:
Bettye Walker Hardin

spouse:
Virginia Kutac

children:
Elizabeth Van den Bogert Hardin

Eleanor Hardin

Richard A. Hardin

Jennifer Hardin

Christopher Hardin

Julia Hardin