Jan Susina is a professor of English at Illinois State University where he specializes in courses on children’s and adolescent literature, Victorian studies, and visual narratives.
His book, The Place of Lewis Carroll in Children’s Literature (Routledge 2009, 2011),
examines how the author of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland
significantly changed not only literature for children but book publishing as well.
Interviews with Susina about children’s and adolescent literature and Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland
in particular have appeared in The New York Times
, The Washington Post
, NPR, Huffington Post
, and USA Today
Susina has taught at Illinois State University
, Kansas State University, Wheaton College in Massachusetts, and Indiana University-Bloomington.