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Ryan Roberts

EDUCATION

Certificate in Special Collections, Library & Information Science - University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign: (expected 08/2012)

M.A., English - University of Illinois at Springfield: 07/2011

C.A.S., Library & Information Science - University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign: 08/1999

M.S., Library & Information Science - University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign: 05/1997

B.A., English - University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign: 05/1995

A.S. - Lincoln Land Community College: 05/1993

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Professor / Librarian - Lincoln Land Community College, Springfield, IL: 08/2000 - Present

Editorial Assistant - Between the Lines: 05/2002 - Present

Interim Assistant Public Services Librarian - Knox College, Galesburg, IL: 08/1999 - 06/2000

PUBLICATIONS

"Inventing a Way to the Truth: Life and Fiction in Flaubert's Parrot." Julian Barnes: Contemporary Critical Perspectives. Eds. Sebastian Groes and Peter Chidls. London: Continuum, 2011. pp. 24-36.

(Editor) John Fuller & the Sycamore Press: A Bibliographic History. Oxford: Bodleian Library / New Castle, Delaware: Oak Knoll Press, 2010.

(Editor) Conversations with Ian McEwan. University Press of Mississippi, 2010.

(Co-editor with Vanessa Guignery) Conversations with Julian Barnes. University Press of Mississippi, 2009.

"Evermore." The Facts on File Companion to the British Short Story. Ed. Andrew Maunder. New York: Facts on File, 2007. p. 146.

"Barnes, Julian." The Facts on File Companion to the British Short Story. Ed. Andrew Maunder. New York: Facts on File, 2007. pp. 27-28.

(Contributor). Kruger, Betsy and Cathy Lawson, eds. On Account of Sex: An Annotated Bibliography on the Status of Women in Librarianship 1998-2002. Metuchen, N.J.: Scarecrow Press, 2006.

(Compiler of bibliography). Three Poets in Conversation: Dick Davis, Rachel Hadas, Timothy Steele. London: Between the Lines, 2006

(Editorial Assistant). Peter Dale in Conversation with Cynthia Haven. London: Between the Lines, 2005.

(Editorial Assistant). John Ashbery in Conversation with Mark Ford. London: Between the Lines, 2003.

(Co-compiler of bibliography with Philip Hoy). Ian Hamilton in Conversation with Dan Jacobson. London: Between the Lines, 2002.

(Co-compiler of bibliography with Philip Hoy). Charles Simic in Conversation with Michael Hulse. London: Between the Lines, 2002.

(Contributor). Kruger, Betsy and Cathy Lawson, eds. On Account of Sex: An Annotated Bibliography on the Status of Women in Librarianship 1993-1997. Metuchen, N.J.: Scarecrow Press, 2000.

"Bloody golden eggs again!" Authors Review of Books no. 10 (Summer/Fall 1999).

"Letter to the Editor: England, England." Times Literary Supplement, September 18, 1998, p. 19.

FELLOWSHIPS & AWARDS

Research Fellowship, Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center (Austin, Texas), 2003-2004.

Lincoln Land Community College Distinguished Service Award, Faculty, 2008-2009.

Research Fellowship, Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center (Austin, Texas), 2009-2010.

ORGANIZATIONS

Phi Theta Kappa (1993)

Phi Beta Kappa (1995)

Golden Key National Honor Society (1995)

Beta Phi Mu International Library & Information Science Honor Society (1997)