Bart Eeckhout is Full Professor of English and American Literature. He studied at Ghent University and Columbia University and taught at Fordham University and New York University. His main research areas are the writings of the modernist poet Wallace Stevens, LGBTIQ+ studies, and urban studies. Eeckhout has been Director of the Antwerp Research Institute for the Arts since 2017 and is a Member of the Class of Humanities of the Royal Flemish Academy of Belgium for Science and the Arts. Please visit “My Website” for a detailed research profile.