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Professor of English, Arizona State University

George Justice is professor of English at Arizona State University. From 2013 to 2017, he served as Dean of Humanities and Associate Vice President for Arts and Humanities. A specialist in 18th-century British literature, Professor Justice is the author and editor of scholarship on the literary marketplace, authorship, and women's writing. Prior to coming to ASU, Justice 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 book, How to Be a Dean, was published in 2019 by the Johns Hopkins University Press.


  • 2013–present
    Professor, Arizona State University
  • 2014–2017
    Associate Vice President, Arizona State University
  • 2013–2017
    Dean, Arizona State University
  • 2011–2013
    Professor, University of Missouri
  • 2011–2013
    Dean, University of Missouri
  • 2010–2011
    Interim Dean, University of Missouri
  • 2004–2011
    Associate Professor, University of Missouri
  • 2007–2010
    Associate Dean, University of Missouri
  • 2006–2007
    Assistant Dean, University of Missouri
  • 2002–2004
    Assistant Professor, University of Missouri
  • 2001–2002
    Visiting Assistant Professor, Louisiana State University
  • 1995–2002
    Assistant Professor, Marquette University


  • 1994 
    University of Pennsylvania, PhD
  • 1990 
    University of Pennsylvania, MA
  • 1986 
    Wesleyan University, BA