Andrew Bricker is an Associate Professor of English Literature in the Department of Literary Studies and co-coordinator for the English Literature Section with Prof. Stef Craps.
He is also:
- a Senior Fellow at the Andrew W. Mellon Society of Fellows in Critical Bibliography at the Rare Book School at the University of Virginia;
- the Principal Investigator for HACIDA: Humor and Conflict in the Digital Age, a multi-university Scientific Research Network funded by an ENLIGHT RISE Grant;
- the Academic Director of the Strategic Institutional Partnership between UGent and the University of Toronto;
- a member of the Literature, Law and Society Research Group at the Netherlands Research School for Literary Studies (OSL); and
- a member of the Cartoons in Court research team, which is funded by a Constructive Advanced Thinking Grant from the Network of European Institutes of Advanced Study.
Prof. Bricker received his B.A. and M.A. from the University of Toronto and his Ph.D. from Stanford University. Before joining UGent he was an Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Postdoctoral Fellow in the Humanities at McGill University and a Killam Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the University of British Columbia.
He is the author of Libel and Lampoon: Satire in the Courts, 1670-1792 (Oxford University Press, 2022), which was shortlisted for both the 2023 Susanne M. Glasscock Humanities Book Prize for Interdisciplinary Scholarship from the Melbern G. Glasscock Center for Humanities Research at Texas A&M University and the 2023 Kenshur Prize for the Best Book in Eighteenth-Century Studies from the Center for Eighteenth-Century Studies at Indiana University.