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Chris Gabbard earned his M.A. at San Francisco State University in 1993 and his doctorate at Stanford University in 1999. Since 2001, he has taught at the University of North Florida in Jacksonville, where he is now Professor of English. He teaches courses in British Enlightenment (eighteenth-century) literature, disability studies in the Humanities, and creative nonfiction.

He is the co-editor (with Susannah B. Mintz) of The Cultural History of Disability in the Long Eighteenth Century (Bloomsbury, February 2020).

His work has appeared in PMLA, Eighteenth-Century Studies, SEL, ELN, Restoration, The Disability Studies Quarterly, The Journal of Literary and Cultural Disability Studies, and elsewhere.



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University of North Florida English professor Chris Gabbard with his son August at their home in Jacksonville, FL, in 2010 (Photo by Matt Stroshane)




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