Harvey J. Graff is Professor Emeritus of English and History at The Ohio State University and inaugural
Ohio Eminent Scholar in Literacy Studies. Author of many books on social history, the history of literacy and education, and interdisciplinarity, he writes about the history and contemporary condition of higher education for Times
Higher Education, Inside Higher Education, Academe Blog, Washington Monthly, Publishers Weekly, Against the Current; and newspapers. Searching for Literacy: The Social and Intellectual Origins
of Literacy Studies is published by Palgrave Macmillan this summer.