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English educator

Robert Mckeon Slabey, American English educator. Fellow Skaggs Foundation, 1992-1993, Andrew Mellon Foundation, 1963-1964; recipient award Indiana Humanities Council, 1993, Fulbright award Council for International Exchange, 1968-1969. Member Modern Language Association, American Literature Section, American Studies Association, Society for Study of Southern Literature, Vietnam Veterans American (life associate), Circumnavigators Club.

Background

Slabey, Robert Mckeon was born on August 21, 1931 in Hamden, Connecticut, United States. Son of Nicholas and Mary Catherine (McKeon) Slabey.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Fairfield University, 1953. Master of Arts, University Notre Dame, 1955. Doctor of Philosophy, University Notre Dame, 1961.

Career

Instructor, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, 1958-1960; assistant professor, Villanova (Pennsylvania) U., 1960-1963; assistant professor, U. Notre Dame, Indiana, 1964-1967; associate professor, U. Notre Dame, Indiana, 1967-1996; professor emeritus of English, U. Notre Dame, Indiana, since 1996. Visiting professor U. Oslo, 1968-1969.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: The United States and Viet Nam, 1996. Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

National advisory board Viet Nam Generation, New Haven, Connecticut, since 1989. Member Modern Language Association, American Literature Section, American Studies Association, Society for Study of Southern Literature, Vietnam Veterans American (life associate).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocation: traveling.

Connections

father:
Nicholas Slabey

mother:
Mary Catherine (McKeon) Slabey