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Dennis W. Eddings

1004774_229608853852903_171921993_nDennis W. Eddings (Ph.D. 1973) is Emeritus Professor of Humanities at Western Oregon University.  Born June 7, 1938 in Everett Washington, Dr. Eddings earned his BA and MA from the University of Washington, in 1966 and 1968, respectively, before pursing his Ph.D. at UO.

He began his teaching career in 1968 at the Oregon College of Education.  After a long and productive teaching career, he retired from Western Oregon University in December of 2001.

He has published on Edgar Alan Poe and Mark Twain and presented conference papers on Poe, Twain, Patrick F. McManus, Jane Austen and Henry Fielding.  His most recent publication is, “MAD About ‘The Raven’” in The Edgar Allan Poe Review for Autumn, 2013.