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Professor of English at the University of Texas at El Paso and prolific author Haldeen Braddy achieved international recognition with his books on Chaucer, Poe, Pancho Villa, and Southwest history and folklore. Before coming to UTEP in 1945, Dr. Braddy taught at the universities of Kansas, New York, New Mexico, Southern California, Tulane, Texas Christian, and Texas Tech. He graduated from East Texas State, received a master’s degree from UT Austin and a doctoral degree from New York University. Dr. Braddy retired from UTEP in 1978. He died in 1980.