Dennis Read has been a faculty member at Denison since 1979. He teaches courses in nonfiction writing, English Romantic literature, the travel narrative, and literary biography. His Ph.D. is from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. He has published more than two hundred essays, articles, and reviews in such journals as The American Scholar, American Literature, Philological Quarterly, and Modern Philology. His writing appears regularly in Columbus Monthly magazine. He is the author of R.H. Cromek, Engraver, Editor, Entrepreneur.