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educator , historian

Robin Barnes, American historian, educator; Member of American Society Church History, Society Reformation Research (president 2000-2001), 16th Century Society and Conference (Medal 2003), American History Association. Fellowship, American Council Learned Societies, 2009-2010. Professor Emeritus, Davidson College.

Background

Barnes, Robin was born on March 1, 1951 in New York City. Son of William Alexander Barnes and Shirley Anna Mayer. He grew up in Ho-Ho-Kus, New Jersey and Wayne, Maine. Since 1980 he has resided in Davidson, North Carolina with his wife Ann Lee Bressler.

Education

Bachelor, Colby College, 1973. Master of Arts, University Virginia, 1975. Doctor of Philosophy, University Virginia, 1980.

Career

Assistant professor history Davidson (North Carolina) College, 1980—1988, associate professor history, 1988—1994, professor history, since 1994.

Works

Membership

Member of American Society Church History, Society Reformation Research (president 2000-2001), 16th Century Society and Conference (medal 2003), American Historical Association.

Connections

Married Ann Lee Bressler, June 28, 1980. Children: Molly Leeanna, Morgan Bruce.

father:
William Alexander Barnes

mother:
Shirley Anna Mayer

spouse:
Ann Lee Bressler

child:
Molly Leeanna Barnes

child:
Morgan Bruce Barnes