In Memoriam: Edra Charlotte Bogle, 1934-2021

Edra Bogle, who taught at what is now the University of North Texas for more than three decades, died late last month at an assisted living faculty in Denton, Texas. She was 87 years old.

A native of Des Moines, Iowa, Professor Bogle was a graduate of what is now the University of Northern Iowa. She earned a master of library and information science degree from Columbia University in New York and a Ph.D. in comparative literature from the University of Southern California.

Dr. Bogle began her career in the academic world as a librarian at what is now Western Oregon University, followed by one year at what is now Frostburg State University in Maryland. In 1961, she became education librarian at the University of Southern California, and in a few years was promoted to associate librarian for public services

Dr. Bogle joined the English department faculty at the University of North Texas in 1968 and continued to teach there until 2004. She also served as the coordinator of the women’s studies program at the university.

Professor Bogle served in a variety of elected positions for the Modern Language Association and the Science Fiction Research Association. She was honored with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award by Who’s Who in Library Science and Higher Education.

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  1. John R Huff Jr says:

    A loyal friend and mentor.

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