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English literature educator

Richard Wayne Collins, American English literature educator. Recipient Fulbright Research Grant, London, 1980-1981, Leverhulme Commonwealth-United States of America fellowship, Wales, 1984-1985; named Fulbright Senior Lecturer, United States Information Agency, Bucharest Romania, 1992-1993, Timisoara, Romania, 1993-1994.

Background

Collins, Richard Wayne was born on September 4, 1952 in Eugene, Oregon, United States. Son of Alva Corder and Reba Voneta (Tannehill) Collins.

Education

Bachelor in English, University Oregon, 1977. Master of Arts in English, University California, Irvine, 1979. Doctor of Philosophy in English, University California, Irvine, 1994.

Career

Assistant professor Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, 1982—1992. Associate professor American University Bulgaria, Blagoevgrad, 1995—1997. Professor Xavier University, New Orleans, 1997—2005, RosaMary Endowed professor English, since 2005.

Works

  • book

  • Other Work

    • Author: Foolscape, 1983, John Fante: A Literary Portrait, 2000. Editor Xavier Review, 2000^, Here and Now: Newsletter of the American Zen Association, 2001^.

Connections

Married Leigh Frances Guillory, June 6, 1992. Children: Cyleste, Isabel.

father:
Alva Corder Collins

mother:
Reba Voneta (Tannehill) Collins

spouse:
Leigh Frances Guillory

children:
Cyleste Collins

Isabel Collins