Artificial Epidemics

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Richard B. Schwartz

Richard B. Schwartz is Professor of English at the University of Missouri, Columbia.  The author or editor of eighteen books, including Samuel Johnson and the New Science and Daily Life in Johnson’s London, he is now at work on a study of American higher education.  Mr. Schwartz was educated at the University of Notre Dame and the University of Illinois, and has taught at the United States Military Academy; the University of Wisconsin, Madison; Georgetown University; and the University of Missouri, Columbia.  Over the course of twenty-nine years he served as an associate dean, dean, and twice as interim provost at Wisconsin, Georgetown, and Missouri.