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Jeffrey R. Di Leo

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Jeffrey R. Di Leo - Publisher/Editor

Jeffrey R. Di Leo has taught at Indiana University, Bloomington; Georgia Tech; and the University of Illinois at Chicago. Currently, he is Dean of the School of Arts & Sciences, and Professor of English and Philosophy at the University of Houston-Victoria. He is also Executive Director of the Society for Critical Exchange, and past president of the Southern Comparative Literature Association.

In addition to being editor and publisher of the American Book Review, Di Leo is founding editor of the journal symplokē , which was awarded the Phoenix Award for Significant Editorial Achievement (2000) and Best Special Issue Award (2012) by The Council of Editors of Learned Journals (CELJ).

Di Leo received his undergraduate education at Rutgers University, New Brunswick, and has a dual PhD in philosophy and comparative literature from Indiana University, Bloomington. His teaching and research interests include applied ethics, contemporary innovative literature, classical American philosophy, aesthetics, philosophy of language, and literary and cultural theory. The author of over 200 articles and reviews, Di Leo’s publications include Neoliberalism, Education, Terrorism: Contemporary Dialogues (Routledge, 2013; with Henry Giroux, Sophia McClennen, and Ken Saltman), Corporate Humanities in Higher Education: Moving Beyond the Neoliberal Academy (Palgrave, 2013), Capital at the Brink: Overcoming the Destructive Legacies of Neoliberalism (Open Humanities Press, 2014; with Uppinder Mehan), Turning the Page: Book Culture in the Digital Age (Texas Review Press, 2014), Criticism after Critique: Aesthetics, Literature, and the Political (Palgrave, 2014), The New Public Intellectual: Politics, Theory, and the Public Sphere (Palgrave Macmillan, 2016; with Peter Hitchcock), Dead Theory: Derrida, Death, and the Afterlife of Theory (Bloomsbury, 2016), American Literature as World Literature (Bloomsbury, 2017), Higher Education under Late Capitalism: Identity, Conduct, and the Neoliberal Condition (Palgrave Macmillan, 2017), The Bloomsbury Handbook to Literary and Cultural Theory (Bloomsbury, 2018), Experimental Writing: A Collection of Statements (JEF Books, 2018; with Warren Motte), and The Debt Age (Routledge, 2018; with Peter Hitchcock and Sophia McClennen).

Selected Bibliography:

Morality Matters: Race, Class, and Gender in Applied Ethics (McGraw-Hill, 2002)

Affiliations: Identity in Academic Culture (University of Nebraska Press, 2003)

If Classrooms Matter: Progressive Visions of Educational Environments (Routledge, 2004; with Walter R. Jacobs)

On Anthologies: Politics and Pedagogy (University of Nebraska Press, 2004)

From Socrates to Cinema: An Introduction to Philosophy (McGraw Hill, 2005)

Fiction’s Present: Situating Contemporary Narrative Innovation (SUNY Press, 2007; with R.M. Berry)

Federman's Fictions: Innovation, Theory, and the Holocaust (SUNY Press, 2010)

Academia Degree Zero: Reconsidering the Politics of Higher Education (Paradigm, 2011)

Neoliberalism, Education, Terrorism: Contemporary Dialogues (Routledge, 2013; with Henry Giroux, Sophia McClennen, and Ken Saltman)

Terror, Theory, and the Humanities (Open Humanities Press, 2012; with Uppinder Mehan)

Corporate Humanities in Higher Education: Moving Beyond the Neoliberal Academy (Routledge, 2013)

Capital at the Brink: Overcoming the Destructive Legacies of Neoliberalism (Open Humanities Press, 2014; with Uppinder Mehan)

Turning the Page: Book Culture in the Digital Age (Texas Review Press, 2014)

Criticism after Critique: Aesthetics, Literature, and the Political (Palgrave, 2014)

The New Public Intellectual: Politics, Theory, and the Public Sphere (Palgrave Macmillan, 2016; with Peter Hitchcock)

Dead Theory: Derrida, Death, and the Afterlife of Theory (Bloomsbury, 2016)

American Literature as World Literature (Bloomsbury, 2017)

Higher Education under Late Capitalism: Identity, Conduct, and the Neoliberal Condition (Palgrave Macmillan, 2017)

The Bloomsbury Handbook to Literary and Cultural Theory (Bloomsbury, 2018)

Experimental Writing: A Collection of Statements (JEF Books, 2018; with Warren Motte)

The Debt Age (Routledge, 2018; with Peter Hitchcock and Sophia McClennen)

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Editors

Publisher: Jeffrey R. Di Leo

Editor: Jeffrey R. Di Leo

Managing Editor: Jeffrey A. Sartain

Assistant Editor: JJ Hernandez

Past Publishers: Ronald Sukenick, Charles B. Harris

Associate Editors: Frederick Luis Aldama, Mark Amerika, R.M. Berry, Christine Hume, Charles Johnson, Anthony Madrid, Cris Mazza, Gina M. MacKenzie, Christina Milletti, Doug Nufer, John Tytell, Barry Wallenstein, Tom Williams

Contributing Editors: Charles Alexander, Rudolfo Anaya, Ron Arias, Michael Bérubé, Rosellen Brown, Andrei Codrescu, Rikki Ducornet, Dagoberto Gilb, C.S Giscombe, Joseph D. Haske, Russell Hoover, Steve Katz, Clarence Major, Carole Maso, Larry McCaffery, Michael McClure, Joyce Carol Oates, Daniel T. O'Hara, Marjorie Perloff, Robert Peters, Corinne Robins, Charles Russell, Paul Schiavo, Barry Seiler, Charles Simic, Bruce Sterling, Regina Weinreich

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