R Alan Kimbrough

Professor Emeritus



Email: R Alan Kimbrough
Phone: 937-229-3672

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Dr. R. Alan Kimbrough is a Professor Emeritus of English, having retired from the University of Dayton in 2017. Most of his pre-secondary education was with Warsaw public schools in Warsaw, Illinois. He has been a faculty member of the department since 1969 and served as department chairperson from 1980 to 1988. He was the director of the University Honors and Scholars Programs from 1991 to 2000 and  served as the director of the Prelaw Program from 2004 to 2010.


  • B.A. (Music and English)--Carthage College, Kenosha, Wisconsin, 1965
  • A.M. (English)--Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, 1966
  • Ph.D. (English)--Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, 1974

Research Interests

  • Shakespeare
  • Milton
  • 17th-century English poetry