Robert Polito received his Bachelor of Arts degree from Boston College in 1973. In 1975 he earned Master of Arts from Harvard University and in 1981 Doctor of Philosophy.
Mr. Polito served as an instructor in English at Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, from 1976 till 1981. He occupied the post of an assistant professor of English at Wellesley College, Wellesley, MA, from 1981 to 1989. Mr. Polito joined the staff of New York University, New York City, working as an assistant director of Writing Program between 1990 and 1992. In 1992 he was appointed New School for Social Research, New York City, as a director of Writing Program.
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Robert Polito married Kristine Harris on June 27, 1987.