Miles, Leland

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MILES, Leland

MILES, Leland. American, b. 1924. Genres: Language/Linguistics, Literary criticism and history, Philosophy, Theology/Religion. Career: President Emeritus, University of Bridgeport, Conn., 1987- (Dean, College of Arts and Sciences, 1964-67; President, 1974-87). Professor of English, University of Cincinnati, 1960-64; President, Alfred University, New York, 1967-74. Coed., Studies in British History and Culture, 1965-79; International Association of University Presidents, President, 1981-84, Chief of UN Mission, 1988-96, Chairman, IAUP/UN Commission on Disarmament Education, 1991-96. Publications: Americans Are People, 1956; John Colet and the Platonic Tradition, 1961; Where Do You Stand on Linguistics?, 1964; (ed.) St. Thomas More's Dialogue of Comfort against Tribulation, 1965; Provoking Thought: What Colleges Should Do for Students, 2001. Author of articles; contributor of chapters to books. Address: 87 Field Point Dr, Fairfield, CT 06431, U.S.A.