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English literature educator

Robert Allen Erickson was American English literature educator. Visiting scholar Fulbright Senior fellow, Finland, 1999—2000; Augustus Howe Buck scholarship, Boston University, 1958-1960, Woodrow Wilson fellow, 1962-1963, Fulbright fellow, United States Government, 1965-1966. Member American Society for Eighteenth Century Studies.

Background

Erickson, Robert Allen was born on April 1, 1940 in Fargo, North Dakota, United States. Son of Allen Gerald and Ruth Dorothy (Dahl) Erickson.

Education

AB, Boston University, 1962;Master of Arts, Yale University, 1964;Doctor of Philosophy, Yale University, 1966.

Career

Assistant instructor in English, Yale University, New Haven, 1965;assistant professor of English, University of California, Santa Barbara, 1966-1973;lecturer in English with security, University of California, Santa Barbara, 1973-1977;associate professor of English, University of California, Santa Barbara, 1977-1985;Professor of English, University of California, Santa Barbara, since 1985.

Works

Membership

Member American Association of University Professors, American Society for Eighteenth Century Studies.

Connections

Married Liisa Raatikainen, November 21, 1966. Children: Martin, Stephen, Annaliisa.

father:
Allen Gerald Erickson

mother:
Ruth Dorothy (Dahl) Erickson

spouse:
Liisa Raatikainen

children:
Martin Erickson

Stephen Erickson

Annaliisa Erickson