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George Justice

Faculty, TEMPE Campus, Mailcode 1401

George Justice is professor of English at Arizona State University. From 2013 to 2017, he served as Dean of Humanities and Associate Vice President for Arts and Humanities. A specialist in 18th-century British literature, Professor Justice is the author and editor of scholarship on the literary marketplace, authorship, and women's writing. Prior to coming to ASU, Justice taught at the University of Pennsylvania, Marquette University, Louisiana State University, and the University of Missouri, where he also served as vice provost for advanced studies and dean of the Graduate School. His book, How to Be a Dean, was published in 2019 by the Johns Hopkins University Press.

  • Ph.D. University of Pennsylvania.
  • M.A.¬† University of Pennsylvania.
  • B.A. Wesleyan University
Research Interests: 

Eighteenth-Century British literature

History of the Book/History of Publishing

Digital Humanities

Jane Austen

Frances Burney

Samuel Richardson

Samuel Johnson

Research Activity: 
Spring 2020
Course NumberCourse Title
ENG 200Critical Reading & Writing/Lit
ENG 345Selected Authors or Issues
Spring 2019
Course NumberCourse Title
ENG 222Survey of English Literature
ENG 328The Novel to Jane Austen
Fall 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
ENG 221Survey of English Literature
ENG 364Women and Literature
Fall 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
LIA 194Special Topics