Dr. Iain Crawford
Dr. Iain Crawford, University of Delaware
Director of Undergraduate Research and Experiential Learning
Iain Crawford is the Faculty Director of Undergraduate Research and Experiential Learning and Associate Professor of English at the University of Delaware. Prior to joining UD in 2010, he served on the faculty at Berry College, GA, as Chair of English at Bridgewater State University, MA, Dean of Liberal Arts at the University of Southern Indiana, and, from 2003-09, as Vice President for Academic Affairs at The College of Wooster.
Dr. Crawford became a CUR Councilor in 2006, joining the At-Large Division, and was subsequently one of the founding members of the Arts and Humanities Division, which he chaired from 2011-13. With Jenny Shanahan, he established and coordinated the CUR Institute on Creative Inquiry in the Arts and Humanities. Together with colleagues at Wooster, he has contributed essays to CUR Quarterly and to Creative Inquiry in the Arts & Humanities: Models of Undergraduate Research (2010). Together with Sarah Orel and Jenny Shanahan, he edited How to Get Started in Arts and Humanities Research with Undergraduates (2014) and, with Michelle Bushey, Deborah Lycan, and Patricia Videtich, he authored the second edition of How to Get a Tenure-Track Position at a Predominantly Undergraduate Institution (2016). In 2014, he was named CUR’s Volunteer of the Year.
In addition to his work with CUR, Dr. Crawford serves as President for the Dickens Society and Treasurer of the Research Society for Victorian Periodicals.