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George Justice writes and consults on issues of higher education leadership and administration and has scholarly expertise in 18th-century British literature. With Carolyn Dever, Justice is a regular columnist for Inside Higher Ed exploring topics such as research expenditure calculations and models for healthy decision-making. Justice is also the author and editor of scholarship on the literary marketplace, authorship, and women's writing.

From 2013 to 2017, Justice served as ASU's Dean of Humanities and Associate Vice President for Arts and Humanities. Prior to that, he taught at the University of Pennsylvania, Marquette University, Louisiana State University, and the University of Missouri, where he also served as vice provost for advanced studies and dean of the Graduate School.

His recent book, "How to Be a Dean," was published in 2019 by the Johns Hopkins University Press.

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I feel impossibly, almost miraculously, energized by the opportunity to share my knowledge and to learn from my students. They are brimming with ideas, they respect each other, and they are willing to give the material a try.

— George Justice, The Chronicle of Higher Education


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