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Russell Wyland

Division of Research Programs

Deputy Director

Floor: 4

Phone: (202) 606-8391

Email: rwyland@neh.gov

Russell Wyland, Deputy Director of Research Programs, received his PhD from the Catholic University of America in Washington D.C. in English literature, concentrating on 19th-century British nonfiction and the history of rhetoric. Russ is currently completing a book on the relationship between the established English universities and the emerging periodical press in the early 19th century; his publications include contributions to The Victorian Periodicals Review, Romanticism and Victorianism on the Net, and Rhetorica.  He has been awarded research grants from the American Philosophical Society and is the recipient of the 2000 VanArsdel Prize given by the Research Society for Victorian Periodicals.