Garth Bond is an Associate Professor and the current Chair of the English Department at Lawrence University in Appleton, WI, and a former director of its First-Year Studies program.
He received a BA from Trinity University in San Antonio and a PhD from the University of Chicago. His research focuses on 16th and 17th century poets who circulated their work in manuscript rather than in print. He has written on the poetic exchanges between Lady Mary Wroth and William Herbert, the Earl of Pembroke; and is a co-editor of a forthcoming edition of Pembroke’s poetry. He is a regular contributor to the Reading Room. And yes, he is related to James Bond.