Kenneth Womack was educated at Texas A&M University (BA, 1990; MA, 1992), the Moscow Institute of Communications, and Northern Illinois University (Ph.D., 1997). He has published widely on twentieth-century literary and popular culture. He serves as Editor of "Interdisciplinary Literary Studies: A Journal of Criticism and Theory" and as Coeditor of Oxford University Press's celebrated "Year's Work in English Studies." His book-length publications include "Postwar Academic Fiction: Satire, Ethics, Community" (Palgrave, 2001), "Key Concepts in Literary Theory" (Columbia, 2001), "Mapping the Ethical Turn: A Reader in Ethics, Culture, and Literary Theory" (Virginia, 2001), "Reading the Beatles: Cultural Studies, Literary Criticism, and the Fab Four" (SUNY, 2006), "Postmodern Humanism in Contemporary Literature and Culture: Reconciling the Void" (Palgrave, 2006), "Long and Winding Roads: The Evolving Artistry of the Beatles" (Continuum, 2007), and "The Cambridge Companion to the Beatles" (Cambridge, 2009), among others.
Dr. L. A. Wilson, II Assistant Dean for Research and Sponsored Programs Academic Affairs
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L.A. Wilson, II received his Ph.D. in political science from the University of Oregon and has held tenured appointments at Arizona State University, University of Alaska, and Penn State Altoona where he is the assistant dean for research and sponsored programs. His areas of specialty include public policy, public choice theory, research methods, and statistics.