Andrew Stauffer is a professor and the Chair of the Department of English at the University of Virginia. He is the author of Byron: A Life in Ten Letters (Cambridge, 2024) and Book Traces: Nineteenth-Century Readers and the Future of the Library (Penn, 2021), which won the inaugural Marilyn Gaull Award for scholarship in Romanticism. He is also the author of Anger, Revolution, and Romanticism (Cambridge, 2005) and the editor of works by Byron, Robert Browning and H. Rider Haggard. Stauffer founded and directs the Book Traces project, about which you can learn more here.

Stauffer received his BA from the University of Pennsylvania and his PhD from the University of Virginia. He has been the recipient of fellowships from the American Council of Learned Societies, the National Endowment for the Humanities, the New York Public Library, the Huntington Library, and the Bibliographical Society of America. He has been awarded grants for his research from the NEH and the Andrew Mellon Foundation. Since 2013, he has served as the President of the Byron Society of America.

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