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Robert Shenk is a widely published professor of English at the University of New Orleans, and is also a retired captain in the U.S. Naval Reserve. He served on a destroyer and on river patrol boats during the Vietnam War, and later taught at two service academies. He lives in Mandeville, Louisiana.