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comparative literature and Italian educator

William Paul Franke, comparative literature and Italian educator. Alexander von Humboldt-Stiftung fellow, 1994-1995; recipient John E. Moody scholarship, 1978-1980, Stanford fellowship, 1988-1991. Member Phi Beta Kappa.

Background

Franke, William Paul was born on April 1, 1956 in Milwaukee. Son of Paul William and Barbara Jean (Paul) Franke.

Education

Bachelor in Philosophy summa cum laude, Williams College, 1978. Master of Arts in Philosophy and Theology, Oxford (England) University, 1980. Master of Arts in Comparative Literature, University California, Berkeley, 1988.

Doctor of Philosophy in Comparative Literature, Stanford University, 1991.

Career

Adjunct faculty department writing/English, Columbia College, Chicago, 1984-1986;assistant professor comparative literature and Italian, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, since 1991. Lecturer in field at university and conferences.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: poems. Contributor numerous articles to scholarly publications, books.

Membership

Member Phi Beta Kappa.

Connections

father:
Paul William Franke

mother:
Barbara Jean (Paul) Franke