Roger Barry Ellis, American communications educator.
Ellis, Roger Barry was born on May 18, 1943 in Chicago, Illinois, United States.
Bachelor, University Santa Clara, California, 1964. Master of Arts, University Santa Clara, California, 1967. Doctor of Philosophy, Berkeley, California, 1975.
Professor Grand Valley State University, Allendale, Michigan, since 1975. Founding director Grand Valley Shakespeare Festival, Allendale, 1993—1999. President Theatre Alliance Michigan, Lansing, since 1998.
Chairman, artistic committee International Amateur Theatre Association, Talinn, Estonia, since 2007. Sergeant United States Army, 1968-1970, Vietnam.
Married Rosemary Ellis. Children: Alex, Jeremy, Joshua.