Nebraska Authors

Robert Lee Hough

Born 1924-01-01 Los Angeles, CA

Died 1975-05-12

The author served in the U.S. Army, 1942-1944. He was a longtime professor of English at the University of Nebraska - Lincoln where he also served as the Dean of College of Arts and Sciences, 1965-1970.

Places Lived

Lincoln, NE

Author Of

  • Unknown
  • Nonfiction


Literary Scholarship


B.A., Pomona College, Claremont, CA, 1949
M.Sc. , Columbia University, New York, NY, 1950
Ph.D., Stanford University, Stanford, CA, 1957


Professor of English

Places Worked

University of Nebraska - Lincoln


Phi Beta Kappa
National Council of Teachers of English
American Association of University Professors


Quiet Rebel. 1959.

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