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About Herbert Woodward Martin

Herbert Woodward Martin began his studies at the University of Toledo. He continued them at SUNY at Buffalo, then at Middlebury College, and finished at Carnegie Mellon University. He came to UD in the fall of 1970, and has spent the bulk of his career here. The exceptions occurred in 1973, when he served as a distinguished visiting professor at Central Michigan University, and in 1990, when he was a Fulbright Scholar in Hungary.
While at UD, he served as professor of English and poet-in-residence for more than three decades where he taught creative writing and African-American literature. He has devoted decades to editing and giving performances of the works of the poet and novelist Paul Laurence Dunbar (1872-1906). He is also the editor of four books as well as the author of nine volumes of poetry.

Positions

1970 Present Professor Emeritus, University of Dayton Department of English
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Curriculum Vitae




Education

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1979 DA, Carnegie-Mellon University
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1972 MI, Middlebury College
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1967 MA, State University of New York at Buffalo
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1964 BA, The University of Toledo
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