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professor , English educator

Robert Morrow Longsworth, American language educator. Danforth Foundation fellow. Fellow American Council Learned Societies, National Humanities Center; member Modern Language Association, Medieval Academy American, Cornwall Archaeol. Society, Phi Beta Kappa.

Background

Longsworth, Robert Morrow was born on February 15, 1937 in Canton, Ohio, United States. Son of Robert H. and Margaret Elizabeth (Morrow) Longsworth.

Education

AB, Duke University, 1958. Master of Arts, Harvard University, 1960. Doctor of Philosophy, Harvard University, 1965.

Career

Assistant professor Oberlin College, 1964-1970, associate professor, 1970-1975, professor English, since 1975, emeritus professor, since 2001, dean College Arts and Sciences, 1974-1984.

Membership

Fellow American Council Learned Societies, National Humanities Center. Member Modern Language Association, Medieval Academy American, Cornwall Archaeol. Society, Phi Beta Kappa.

Connections

Married Carol Herndon, August 16, 1958. Children: Eric D., Margaret W., Ann E. Bachelor of Arts, Duke U., 1958.

father:
Robert H. Longsworth

mother:
Margaret Elizabeth (Morrow) Longsworth

spouse:
Carol Herndon

children:
Eric D. Longsworth

Margaret W. Longsworth

Ann E. Bachelor of Arts Longsworth

Duke U. Longsworth

1958 Longsworth