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Richard H. Brodhead

Richard H. Brodhead is president of Duke University and the former A. Bartlett Giamatti Professor of English and American Studies and dean of the College at Yale. He has written or edited more than a dozen books on Nathaniel Hawthorne, Herman Melville, Charles W. Chestnutt, William Faulkner, Harriet Beecher Stowe, Louisa May Alcott, Richard Wright and Eudora Welty, among others.  He is a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. His writings as dean of Yale College are collected in The Good of This Place: Values and Challenges in College Education.


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