Individual Author Record
Name: Robert G. HaysPen Name: Robert Hays Genre: C:ADULT Fiction Non-Fiction Born: May 23, 1935 in Carmi, Illinois Sites:
Illinois ConnectionHays was born in Carmi, Illinois. He spent 11 years on the professional staff and faculty at Southern Illinois University in Carbondale, Illinois and 33 years on the faculty at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He currently resides in Champaign, Illinois.
Biographical and Professional InformationHays has been a newspaper reporter, public relations writer and magazine editor. He served two years in the US Army (1955-57) as a draftee and earned three degrees, including an interdisciplinary Ph.D, from Southern Illinois University. At the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, where he received international awards for teaching and communications research, he taught journalism from 1975 until his retirement in 2008. He holds emeritus faculty rank at the University of Illinois and he also taught in Texas and Missouri.
*''G-2: Intelligence for Patton'', Army Times/Whitmore, 1971 - written with Oscar W. Koch, reprinted by Schiffer Publishing, 2004*''Country Editor: Influence of a Weekly Newspaper'', Interstate Printers & Publishers , 1974*''State Science in Illinois: The Scientific Surveys, 1850 - 1978'', Southern Illinois University Press, 1980*''A Race at Bay: New York Times Editorials on "The Indian Problem", 1860-1900'', Southern Illinois University Press, 1997 - reprinted as ''Editorializing "The Indian Problem": The New York Times on N*''Circles in the Water '', Vanilla Heart Publishing , 2008*''The Life and Death of Lizzie Morris'', Vanilla Heart Publishing, 2009*''The Baby River Angel'', Vanilla Heart Publishing, 2009