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language educator

Robert Ellis Morrell, American language educator. Recipient Fulbright-Hays faculty research award, Kyoto, Japan, 1971; National Defense Foreign Language fellow, Stanford University, 1959-1964. Member Winston-Salem Board Aldermen, 1981-1989. Lieutenant (junior grade) United States Navy, 1952-1955. Member Association Asian Studies, International Association Buddhist Studies.

Background

Morrell, Robert Ellis was born on January 19, 1930 in Johnstown, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Ellis Hiram and Helen Barbara (Rohrig) Morrell.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Music, Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, 1952. Master of Arts in Philosophy, University Chicago, 1959. Doctor of Philosophy in Japanese Language and Literature, Stanford University, 1969.

Career

Professor department Asian and Near Eastern languages and literature, Washington University, St. Louis, since 1965.

Works

Membership

Member Winston-Salem Board Aldermen, 1981-1989. Lieutenant (junior grade) United States Navy, 1952-1955. Member Association Asian Studies, International Association Buddhist Studies.

Connections

Married Sachiko Kaneko, November 7, 1954. 1 child, Audrey.

father:
Ellis Hiram Morrell

mother:
Helen Barbara (Rohrig) Morrell

spouse:
Sachiko Kaneko

child:
Audrey Morrell