Alison Byerly

Alison Byerly holds an interdisciplinary appointment as College Professor at Middlebury, where she served in the College’s administration for thirteen years, most recently as Provost and Executive Vice President.  While on leave in 2012-13, she is a Visiting Scholar in Literature at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.  She is the author of two books, Realism, Representation, and the Arts in Nineteenth-Century Literature (Cambridge, 1998), and Are We There Yet? Virtual Travel and Victorian Realism (U of Michigan, forthcoming 2012).  She has lectured widely on the topics of digital humanities, curricular innovation, and social media past and present in venues including the annual conference of the Modern Language Association, the biannual Media in Transition conference, and MIT’s Communications Forum. Courses she has offered over the last several years include “Time and Narrative,” a team-taught International Studies seminar on “Politics and the Novel,” and a multimedia course on “Fictional Worlds.” 

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Department of English & American Literatures

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