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English language educator

Robert Charles Steensma, American English language educator. Served to captain United States Naval Reserve, 1948-1983. Member United States Naval Institute, American Society 18th Century Studies, South Center Society for 18th Century Studies (president 1994-1995), Western Literature Association, South Dakota History Society, Utah History Society.

Background

Steensma, Robert Charles was born on November 24, 1930 in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, United States. Son of Anton Charles and Martha (Johnson) Steensma.

Education

Bachelor, Augustana College, Sioux Falls, 1952. Master of Arts, University South Dakota, 1955. Doctor of Philosophy, University Kentucky, 1961.

Career

Instructor English Augustana College, 1955-1957. Assistant professor University South Dakota, 1959-1962. Assistant professor, then associate professor Utah State University, Logan, 1962-1966.

Member faculty University Utah, since 1966, professor English, since 1971. Lecturer Utah Humanities Council, 1992-1994, 97—. Member national advisory council Center We.

Studies Augustana (South Dakota) College, since 1998.

Works

Membership

Served to captain United States Naval Reserve, 1948-1983. Member United States Naval Institute, American Society 18th Century Studies, South Center Society for 18th Century Studies (president 1994-1995), Western Literature Association, South Dakota History Society, Utah History Society.

Connections

Married Sharon Hogge, September 5, 1964. Children: Craig, Michael, Laura, Kathryn, Rebecca.

father:
Anton Charles Steensma

mother:
Martha (Johnson) Steensma

spouse:
Sharon Hogge

children:
Craig Steensma

Michael Steensma

Laura Steensma

Kathryn Steensma

Rebecca Steensma