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Robert E. Kelley

English language educator

Robert E. Kelley, American English language educator. National Endowment of the Humanities grantee, 1977-1978. Member Iowa City Parks & Recreation Commission, Iowa, 1974-1977. Served as airman Air National Guard, 1961-1966; Member American Society for 18th Century Studies, Midwest American Society 18th Century Studies.

Background

Kelley, Robert E. was born on March 1, 1938 in Waterloo, Iowa, United States. Son of Robert E. and Vivian L. (Langley) Kelley.

Education

Bachelor, Creighton University, 1960. Doctor of Philosophy, Indiana University, 1968.

Career

Instructor, U. Iowa, Iowa City, 1966-1967;assistant Professor of English, U. Iowa, Iowa City, 1967-1971;associate professor, U. Iowa, Iowa City, 1971-1975;professor, U. Iowa, Iowa City, since 1975;chairman athletics control board, U. Iowa, Iowa City, 1974-1978;member athletics control board, U. Iowa, Iowa City, since 1987.

Works

  • Co-author: Samuel Johnson's Early Biographies, 1971. Co-editor: The Early Biographies of Samuel Johnson, 1974.

Membership

Member Iowa City Parks & Recreation Commission, Iowa, 1974-1977. Served as airman Air National Guard, 1961-1966. Member American Society for 18th Century Studies, Midwest American Society 18th Century Studies.

Connections

Married Judith A. Stoltzman, June 23, 1959 (divorced 1985). Children: Mark A., Brian K., David P. Married Dixie L. Saylor, August 24, 1991.

father:
Robert E. Kelley

mother:
Vivian L. (Langley) Kelley

spouses:
Judith A. Stoltzman

Dixie L. Saylor

children:
Mark A. Kelley

Brian K. Kelley

David P. Kelley