Dr. Marco de Waard is Senior Lecturer in Literary Studies and Cultural Analysis at Amsterdam University College (AUC) and a Research Fellow at the Amsterdam School for Cultural Analysis (ASCA). He has been at AUC since 2009, having previously taught literary studies at Utrecht University and English literature at the University of Amsterdam.
Marco de Waard holds M.A. degrees in English and Comparative Literature (University of Amsterdam) and Nineteenth-Century Studies (University of Sheffield) and obtained his Ph.D. in Intellectual History from the European University Institute in Florence (EUI). While working towards his doctoral degree he spent a semester as visiting scholar at the University of California, Berkeley.
At AUC he has served as Acting Head of Studies for the Humanities (in 2013 and 2016), as a member of the Board of Examiners (from 2010 till 2016), and as Faculty Development Coordinator (since 2016). In 2010 he received the AUC Teacher of the Year Award.
HUM312: Rethinking Protest
HUM321: Literature in the Age of Globalization
HUM361: History of Ideas
HUM364: Cultural Memory Studies
HUM203: Author in Context: George Orwell
HUM161: Introduction to Literary and Cultural Theory