Dr. Alan Rauch, University of North Carolina-Charlotte
Joined theUniversity of North Carolina Charlotte as a professor of English after receiving his PhD in Literature from Rutgers University. His areas of interest include science, technology, and culture; animal studies; codifications of knowledge; and the long 18th-century romantic and Victorian literature and culture, among others. His most recent book, Dolphin, was published by Reaktion Books (2014), and he currently serves as President for the Council of Editors and Learned Journals, as well as Editor for Configurations: A Journal of Literature, Science, and Technology (Johns Hopkins). In 2008 he was awarded the Chancellor’s Diversity Grant, “Jewish Identity & the Graphic Novel,” and is a Boston Athenaeum Bicentenary Fellow (2006).