An award-winning author and teacher, Dr. Alex Huang is Associate Professor of English at George Washington University.
- Research Affiliate in Literature at MIT
- Recipient of the MLA's Aldo and Jeanne Scaglione Prize
- General Editor of the Shakespearean International Yearbook
- Co-founder and co-editor of Global Shakespeares (MIT)
- MLA committee on the New Variorum Edition of Shakespeare
- MLA executive committee on East Asian languages and literatures after 1900
- Editorial board of the Internet Shakespeare Editions
- Guest appearances on BBC Radio, BBC TV, and other television and radio programs to discuss Shakespeare and globalization
- Fields of specialization: Shakespeare, digital humanities, cultural globalization, literary theory, East Asian literature, performance and film studies
Dr. Huang earned his Ph.D. in Comparative Literature and a Joint Ph.D. in Humanities from Stanford University, and has studied at Oxford, Strasbourg (France), Göttingen, and München (Germany). He has taught at Stanford, Harvard, Penn State, Middlebury College Bread Loaf School of English, and Seoul National University (South Korea), and given invited talks at Cambridge, Princeton, Columbia, Cornell, NYU, UCLA, UT Austin, UBC Vancouver, Tsinghua (Beijing), Northwestern, Waseda (Japan), Frankfurt, Heidelberg, Montpellier (France), Folger (DC), and in London, Edinburgh, Stratford-upon-Avon, Singapore, Hong Kong, Taipei, and other universities. He will give the keynote speech at the 2012 "Text Editing and Digital Culture" conference in Perth, Australia.