Bob Ready is the Dean of the Caspersen School of Graduate Studies and the Donald R. and Winifred B. Baldwin Professor of Humanities and Professor of English. A member of the Drew faculty since 1970, he has been convener or co-convener of the Caspersen School’s Ph.D. programs and chair of the English Department in the College of Liberal Arts, where he was the NEH Distinguished Teaching Professor 1996-2000. Since 1996 he has taught an Arts and Letters fiction workshop and organized the annual  A & L student summer reading.  He is currently convener of the Arts and Letters Program as it enters a new period of growth on campus and outreach to the community.