Thomas Franklyn Van Laan Edit Profile
Bachelor, Michigan State University, 1956. Master of Arts, Michigan State University, 1957. Doctor of Philosophy, University California, Berkeley, 1961.
Instructor English University Kentucky, Lexington, 1960-1962. Instructor Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey, 1962-1964, assistant professor, 1964-1967, associate professor, 1967-1978, professor, since 1978, chair department English, 1983-1989.
Served to corporal United States Army, 1952-1954. Member Modern Language Association, Ibsen Society of America (1st vice president since 1982).
Married Barbara Jean Miller, December 24, 1952 (divorced 1976). Children: Krista Leigh, Thomas Jeffrey, Marcy Kay Strand. Married Nancy Jean Greven, January 6, 1980 (divorced 1987).
1 child, Anna Katrin.