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Robert Thomas Clark

educator

Robert Thomas Clark, American educator. Member Modern Language Association, Linguistic Society American, Philological Association Pacific Coast, Phi Beta Kappa.

Background

Clark, Robert Thomas was born on July 27, 1906 in Nashville, Tennessee, United States. Son of Robert Thomas and Elizabeth (Frame) Clark.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Vanderbilt University, 1927, Master of Arts, 1928. Student of University Leipzig, 1928-1929. Doctor of Philosophy., Stanford.

Career

Instructor German, Vanderbilt University, 1929-1931. Acting instructor Stanford. 1931-1932; instructor Duke U., 1932-1934.

Assistant professor Louisiana State University, 1933-1935, associate professor, 1935-1942, professor, head department, 1942-1945. Professor Germanic langs. University Texas, 1945-1953.

Professor German University of California at Berkeley, since 1953, department chairman, since 1954.

Works

  • Author: Herder, His Life and Thought, 1955. Contributor professional journals.

Membership

Member Modern Language Association, Linguistic Society American, Philological Association Pacific Coast, Phi Beta Kappa.

Connections

Married Lucy E. Austin, December 19, 1936.

father:
Robert Thomas Clark

mother:
Elizabeth (Frame) Clark

spouse:
Lucy E. Austin