Jeffrey Di Leo is the editor and publisher of the American Book Review, as well as the founding editor of the journal symplokē , which was awarded the Phoenix Award for Significant Editorial Achievement (2000) and Best Special Issue Award (2012) by The Council of Editors of Learned Journals (CELJ).
The author of over 200 articles and reviews, Di Leo’s publications include Neoliberalism, Education, Terrorism: Contemporary Dialogues (Routledge, 2013; with Henry Giroux, Sophia McClennen, and Ken Saltman), Corporate Humanities in Higher Education: Moving Beyond the Neoliberal Academy (Palgrave, 2013), Capital at the Brink: Overcoming the Destructive Legacies of Neoliberalism (Open Humanities Press, 2014; with Uppinder Mehan), Turning the Page: Book Culture in the Digital Age (Texas Review Press, 2014), Criticism after Critique: Aesthetics, Literature, and the Political (Palgrave, 2014), The New Public Intellectual: Politics, Theory, and the Public Sphere (Palgrave Macmillan, 2016; with Peter Hitchcock), Dead Theory: Derrida, Death, and the Afterlife of Theory (Bloomsbury, 2016), American Literature as World Literature (Bloomsbury, 2017), Higher Education under Late Capitalism: Identity, Conduct, and the Neoliberal Condition (Palgrave Macmillan, 2017), The Bloomsbury Handbook to Literary and Cultural Theory (Bloomsbury, 2018), Experimental Writing: A Collection of Statements (JEF Books, 2018; with Warren Motte), and The Debt Age (Routledge, 2018; with Peter Hitchcock and Sophia McClennen).
Jeffrey Di Leo has taught at Indiana University, Bloomington; Georgia Tech; and the University of Illinois at Chicago. Currently, he is Dean of the School of Arts & Sciences, and Professor of English and Philosophy at the University of Houston-Victoria. He is also Executive Director of the Society for Critical Exchange, and past president of the Southern Comparative Literature Association.