At the Schloss Leopoldskron in Salzburg, Austria. Photographer Richard Schabetsberger.

Gordon Fraser is lecturer in American Studies at the University of Manchester, where he specializes in the study of nineteenth-century print culture and the history of science.

He is the author of Star Territory: Printing the Universe in Nineteenth-Century America, which won the First-Book Prize from the British Association for American Studies and was selected by Choice magazine as an Outstanding Academic Title.

A past winner of the William Riley Parker Prize and the 1921 Award in American Literature, Fraser’s scholarship has appeared in academic journals such as PMLAAmerican QuarterlyJ19, and ESQ. He has also written for popular venues, such as the Washington Post and the Chronicle of Higher Education.

For a copy of his curriculum vitae, click here.