Patrick Collier is an Associate Dean in the College of Sciences and Humanities who oversees Compass Advantage, and thus Cardinal Directions.

He just published a book,Teaching Literature: A Practical Guide (Bloomsbury Academic, 2021). He’s also the author of Modern Print Artefacts: Textual Materiality and Literary Value in British Print Culture, 1880-1930s (Edinburgh UP, 2016), Modernism on Fleet Street (Ashgate, 2006), and many articles about the relations among journalism, the book trade, and literature. He specializes in  nineteenth- and twentieth century literature and film studies.

He has also directed the Everyday Life in Middletown project, which is building an archive representing the lives of ordinary citizens of Muncie. You can learn more about him on his Ball State profile page.