Bonnie Gunzenhauser joined John Carroll as Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences in 2020. She came to JCU from Roosevelt University in Chicago, where she served as faculty member, department chair, and dean. She holds a BA from Luther College and an MA and PhD in English from the University of Chicago. Her research focuses on the literature and culture of England’s long eighteenth century, public humanities, and the history of reading and of the book, and she has published and presented widely on intersections between the liberal arts and 21st-century public life.