Don Wayne is on the faculty in the Department of Literature where he served a four-year term as department chair prior to coming to Revelle College as Provost in July 2009. Professor Wayne's undergraduate education began at Queens College (CUNY) followed by graduate studies at Hunter College (CUNY) and École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales, Paris. He received his Ph.D. in literature at the University of California, San Diego. Professor Wayne taught at Ohio State University prior to joining the UCSD faculty in 1975. He serves on various campus and UC system wide committees. He has been the recipient of fellowships and grants from the Guggenheim Foundation, the NEH, and the ACLS. His research interests include: early modern studies; US culture from 1945-60; history of literary studies in education; theory and interdisciplinary studies. He is known for his work on Ben Jonson, and has published essays on the social construction of literary and cultural studies in the US and the UK.