Robert Langen (19-- -) was a professor at Wilfrid Laurier University in Waterloo, Ontario, until his retirement in 1984. Langen received his BA from Waterloo College in 1948, and his MA from the University of Toronto in 1956. In 1954 he became a lecturer at Waterloo College (now Wilfrid Laurier University) and eventually became the first chairman of the Philosophy Department. Robert Langen was involved in many committees and organizations, including the Cultural Affairs Committee, and a local chapter of the World University Service of Canada. In 1989 Wilfrid Laurier University named its art gallery in his honour.