Richard Hardack received his doctorate in English and J.D. from UC Berkeley. A visiting assistant professor for four years at Bryn Mawr and Haverford Colleges, he has published more than fifty articles in American Studies and Literatures, including essays in ELH, Callaloo, Contemporary Literature and Textual Practice. His first book, “Not Altogether Human”: Pantheism and the Dark Nature of the American Renaissance, was published in 2012, and he is completing two more books, Coming Between Africa and America: Transcendentalism and the Transcendence of Race, from Emerson to Morrison, and New and Improved: The Zero-Sum Game of Corporate Personhood. He is also project editor for the history of NASA’s Juno Mission to Jupiter.
Read the blog entry "Fictitious Lives: The Fantastic Nature of Corporations" by Richard Hardack here.