Ronald Paulson

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Ronald Paulson (born May 27, 1930) is an American professor of English, a specialist in English 18th-century art and culture, and English artist William Hogarth.[1]

Paulson has taught and held many administrative positions at several universities in the United States, including the University of Illinois from 1959 to 1963 and Rice University from 1963 to 1967. He was the Chairman of the Johns Hopkins University English Department from 1967 to 1975. From 1975 to 1984 he was a professor at Yale University and served as the Director of Graduate Studies in the English Department from 1976 to 1983 and the Director of the British Studies Program from 1976 to 1984.[2]

Paulson was born in Bottineau, North Dakota. He studied at Yale University. His son, Andrew, was a businessman made in Russia.

He has been a member of the editorial board of the academic journal ELH: English Literary History and was senior editor from 1985 to 2004; he served on the editorial boards of the journals Studies in English Literature; PMLA; Eighteenth-Century Studies; and the Johns Hopkins University Press.[2]

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  1. Edwards, Thomas R. (January 2, 1972). "Hogarth; His Life, Art and Times. By Ronald Paulson. Illustrated. Vol. I, 558 pp. Vol. II, 557 pp. New Haven: Yale University Press. Hogarth". New York Times. Retrieved January 18, 2011.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Ronald Paulson – English Department – Johns Hopkins University". Retrieved 2011-01-18.