Andrew Stott is vice provost and dean of undergraduate education and director of the University Honors College. A professor of English specializing in British popular culture from the 16th to 19th centuries, he has been at UB since 2002.
His books include Comedy (Routledge, 2005; 2nd edn 2014); The Pantomime Life of Joseph Grimaldi (Canongate, 2009), which was dramatized as a BBC Radio 4 Book of the Week and was named as one of the Guardian newspaper’s Books of the Year for 2010; and The Vampyre Family: Passion, Envy and the Curse of Byron (Canongate, 2013).
Professor Stott is the recipient of several awards, including the Royal Society of Literature Jerwood Prize for Non-Fiction, the Sheridan Morley Prize for Theatre Biography, the George Freedley Memorial Award of the Theater Library Association and the SUNY Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Teaching. He held a fellowship at the Huntington Library, California, and in 2010-11 was the Mrs. Giles Whiting Foundation fellow at the New York Public Library’s Cullman Center for Scholars and Writers.
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