Ph.D. Indiana University
John M. Ganim (B.A. Rutgers; M.A., Ph.D. Indiana University) is the author of four books, Style and Consciousness in Middle English Narrative (1983), Chaucerian Theatricality (1990), both published by Princeton University Press and Medievalism and Orientalism: Three Essays on Literature, Architecture and Cultural Identity (2005), which was translated into Arabic in 2012 as الاستشراق والقرون الوسطى by the Kalima Foundation. His most recent book, Cosmopolitanism and the Middle Ages, coedited with Shayne Legassie, was published in 2013. He has published over 50 articles and book chapters on medieval literature, as well as on how the medieval is engaged in film, architecture and political theory. He is currently the 113th President of the Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (2015-16) and has served as President (2006-2008) of the New Chaucer Society. He was a Guggenheim Fellow, and in 2013-2014 received the Distinguished Humanist Research Award from the College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences at UCR.