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David Halliburton, Stanford professor emeritus of English and founder of the Center for Teaching and Learning, has died

July 11, 2014

David Garland Halliburton, professor emeritus of English, died June 2 after a long battle with Parkinson's disease. He was 80 years old.  

A scholar, teacher and administrator, Halliburton not only published widely on literature and philosophy but also taught and mentored legions of students for 40 years. He was involved in the formation of centers and programs at Stanford that advanced both teaching and interdisciplinary scholarship and was deeply committed to preserving the connections between literature and art, history and culture.