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Andrew Alexander was born and raised in eastern South Dakota. He received a B.A. from the University of Wisconsin, an M.A. from South Dakota State University, and a Ph.D. from the University of Toronto. Prior to coming to Wayne State College in 1993, Alexander taught at Iowa State University, Massachusetts College of Pharmacy, Suffolk University, and Rhode Island College. At Wayne State College, Alexander teaches a variety of courses on British literature, composition, logic, and ethics.
Alexander has been an active participant in the Northern Plains Conferences on Earlier British Literature since 1992, and has delivered papers on Fielding, Swift, Defoe and Richardson. In 1998, he and his wife Linda Kruckenberg hosted the Northern Plains conference (featuring Shakespeare scholar David Bevington as keynote speaker) at Wayne State and edited the Proceedings. His interests include contemporary ethical issues, politics and popular culture, baseball, and dogs.