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language educator

Robert Francis Lucid, American language educator. Recipient Lindback award University Pennsylvania, 1975, Abrams award, 1986; Yaddo fellow, 1970.

Background

Lucid, Robert Francis was born on June 25, 1930 in Seattle, Washington, United States. Son of Philip Joseph and Nora May (Gorman) Lucid.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, University Washington, 1954; Master of Arts, University of Chicago, 1955; Doctor of Philosophy, University Chicago, 1958.

Career

Faculty, University of Chicago, 1957-1959; Faculty, Wesleyan University, Middletown, Connecticut, 1959-1964; member of faculty, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, 1964-1997; Professor of English, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, 1975-1996; emeritus, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, since 1996; department chairman English, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, 1980-1985, 90-91; chairman faculty senate, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, 1976-1977; master Hill College House, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, 1979-1996; master Gregory College House, since 1998.

Works

Membership

Served with United States Air Force, 1951-1953. Member Modern Language Association, American Association of University Professors, Poets, Playwrights, Editors, Essayists and Novelists association (Executive Board 1987-1993), American Studies Association (executive secretary 1964-1969), Princeton Club (New York City), Penn Club (New York City).

Connections

Married Joanne K. Tharalson, September 18, 1954. 1 son, John Michael.

father:
Philip Joseph Lucid

mother:
Nora May (Gorman) Lucid

spouse:
Joanne K. Tharalson