Training and Experience
A.B., Dartmouth College, 1947
M.A., Harvard University
Ph.D., Harvard University, 1950
Instructor, U.C.L.A, 1950
Instructor and Assistant Professor, Duke, 1952-56
Assistant Professor and Associate Professor Princeton, 1956-65
Associate Dean of the Graduate School, Princeton, 1962-63
Visiting Professor, Columbia, 1962-63
Guest Lecturer, Free University (Berlin), Charles University (Prague), National University of Hungary (Budapest), 1965
Professor and Chairman of the English Department, Vanderbilt University, 1965-68
Professor and Chairman of the English Department, University of Michigan 1977-81
Professor, University of Michigan, 1968
Visiting Professor, University of Hawaii, 1982
Austin Warren Professor of English Literature and Language, University of Michigan, 1983-95, 1995
Fellowships and Special Study
1951-52: American Philosophical Society Award, ACLS Scholar, and Reynolds Fellow, Dartmouth College, for work in the British Museum, the Cambridge Unversity Library, and the Bodleian Library, Oxford.
1960: Awards from the ACLS, APS, and Princeton University (Junior Fellow of the Council of Humanities) for work in the British Museum and the Bodleian.
1963: Award fromt he APS in support of research in Renaissance poetry
1964-67: Award from the National Science Foundation for work in the History of Science in the Renaissance.
1968: Award from the ACLS for work in Renaissance literature and history.
1973: Rackham grant.
1973-74: Guggenheim fellow.