Howell, Roger (1936 - 1989)

Genre: Non-Fiction - Scholarly

Roger Howell Jr. was raised in Baltimore, MD. He attended Bowdoin College where he was a Rhodes Scholar and graduated summa cum laude. He began teaching at Bowdoin in 1964, his specialty was the history of Tudor and Stuart England.

Howell became one of the youngest university presidents in the United States when he became Bowdoin's president in 1969. He served until 1978 and continued to teach and write until his death in Brunswick, ME in 1989.

Selected Bibliography

  • Sir Philip Sidney: The Shepherd Knight (1968)
  • Cromwell (1977)