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Foreign language educator

Robert Leon Nicholas was American foreign language educator. Member American Association Teachers Spanish and Portuguese, Kiwanis Club (president 1989).

Background

Nicholas, Robert Leon was born on December 10, 1937 in Lebanon, Oregon, United States. Son of Elmer Leon Nicholas and Luella Lillian (Haberling) Haffner.

Education

Bachelor, University Oregon, 1959. Master of Arts, University Oregon, 1963. Doctor of Philosophy, University Oregon, 1967.

Career

Instructor, University of Wisconsin, Madison, 1965-1967;assistant professor, University of Wisconsin, Madison, 1967-1971;associate professor, University of Wisconsin, Madison, 1971-1976;professor, University of Wisconsin, Madison, 1976-1996;professor emeritus, since 1996;chair department Spanish and Portuguese, University of Wisconsin, Madison, 1979-1982, 93-96.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: (textbooks) En camino, 1977, 81, 85, 89, Adelante, 1977, 81, 85, Motivos de conversación, 1984, 88, 92, 97, Mundo Unido: Lectura y Escritura, 1995, and several books of literary criticism written in Spanish.

Membership

Member American Association Teachers Spanish and Portuguese, Kiwanis Club (president 1989).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: gardening, singing, piano and guitar, cycling, traveling.

Connections

Married Carole Anne Roberts, June 11, 1967. Children: Scott Alan, Paul Elliot.

father:
Elmer Leon Nicholas Haffner

mother:
Luella Lillian (Haberling) Haffner

spouse:
Carole Anne Roberts

children:
Scott Alan Nicholas

Paul Elliot Nicholas