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writer , English language educator

Robert Franklin Gish, American English language educator, writer.

Background

Gish, Robert Franklin was born on April 1, 1940 in Albuquerque. Son of Jesse Franklin and Lillian J. (Fields) Gish.

Education

Bachelor, University New Mexico, Albuquerque, 1962. Master of Arts, University New Mexico, Albuquerque, 1967. Doctor of Philosophy, University New Mexico, Albuquerque, 1972.

Career

Teacher Albuquerque Public Schools, 1962-1967. Professor University Northern Iowa, Cedar Falls, 1968-1991. Director ethnic studies, professor English California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, 1991-2000, professor, 1992-2000, professor emeritus, since 2000.

Visiting professor University New Mexico, since 2001.

Works

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocation: guitarist.

Connections

Married Judith Kay Stephenson, June 20, 1961. Children: Robin Elaine Butzier, Timothy Stephen, Annabeth.

father:
Jesse Franklin Gish

mother:
Lillian J. (Fields) Gish

spouse:
Judith Kay Stephenson

children:
Robin Elaine Butzier Gish

Timothy Stephen Gish

Annabeth Gish