Gary R Dyer
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 Title: Professor
 Dept: English
 Office: RT 1807
 Phone: 216-687-3958
 Email: G.DYER28@csuohio.edu
 Web: http://www.csuohio.edu/english/faculty/dyer.html
 Address: 2121 Euclid Ave. RT 1807, Cleveland, OH 44115

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Education:
Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania
 
Brief Bio:
My research focuses on British literature and culture during the years 1790-1830, the Romantic period.  I have worked on satirical verse and fiction, transatlantic literary relations, law and literature, textual studies, and the literature of sexuality.  

My first book, *British Satire and the Politics of Style, 1789-1832*, was published by Cambridge University Press in 1997. I am currently working on a book titled *Lord Byron on Trial: Literature and the Law in the Romantic Period*.  I have received grants from the National Endowment for the Humanities, the American Philosophical Society, the Bibliographical Society of America, the New York Public Library, the Library Company of Philadelphia, and the Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center of the University of Texas at Austin (twice).

I have taught over twenty distinct courses in literature, working with students at every level, undergraduate or graduate: introductions to literature, Shakespeare, satire, "The Literature and Politics of Paranoia," both halves of the British literature survey, period courses covering British writing from 1660 to the present, and a course on the early American novel, as well as my primary field, the British Romantic period.

A native of Narberth, PA, I live in Cleveland Heights, OH.
 
Honors and Awards:
Short-Term Fellowship, New York Public Library, 2012.

Scholarly Initiative Grant, Cleveland State University, 2010.
  
Katharine Pantzer Fellowship in the British Book Trades, Bibliographical Society of America, 2009.  

Franklin Research Grant, American Philosophical Society, 2009.  

American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies/Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Fellowship, Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center, University of Texas at Austin, 2008.

Established Full-Time Faculty Research Development Grant, Cleveland State University, 2004.

Crompton-Noll Award in Lesbian, Gay, and Queer Studies, Honorable Mention, 2001 ("Thieves, Boxers, Sodomites, Poets: Being Flash to Byron's Don Juan").

Keats-Shelley Association of America Essay Prize, 2001 ("Thieves, Boxers, Sodomites, Poets: Being Flash to Byron's Don Juan").

National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Stipend, 2001.  

American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies/Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Fellowship, Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center, University of Texas at Austin, awarded 1997, served 2000.  

Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Post-Doctoral Fellowship in American History and Culture, Library Company of Philadelphia, 1997.  

Charles Phelps Taft Postdoctoral Fellowship, Department of English and Comparative Literature, University of Cincinnati, 1992-93.
 
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BOOKS IN PREPARATION

Lord Byron on Trial: Literature and the Law in the Romantic Period.  This book recounts and analyzes Lord Byron's conflicts with the law in the period 1819-1824 in order to advance a revisionist interpretation of the relationship between literary expression and legal inhibitions in the long eighteenth century.  

Editor, Melincourt, by Thomas Love Peacock.  In preparation for The Cambridge Edition of the Novels of Thomas Love Peacock.  Gen ed. Matthew Bevis and Freya Johnston.