GRANTLAND S. RICE

 

EDUCATION

Ph.D. & M.A. BRANDEIS UNIVERSITY 1994  LITERATURE

Advisors: Michael T. Gilmore, Wai Chee Dimock, Sacvan Bercovitch

M.A. UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA 1989 HISTORY OF AMERICAN CIVILIZATION

B.A. COLBY COLLEGE 1986 AMERICAN STUDIES  Phi Beta Kappa, First Prize in Major, Senior Scholar

 

EMPLOYMENT

Founder & Principal, ACADEMY PARTNERS LLC 2008-

Vice President, Advancement & Secty of Board, graduate school at CLAREMONT COLLEGES 2006-07

Director, Research Program Development, HARVARD LAW SCHOOL 2004-06

Director, Corporate & Foundation Relations, HARVARD LAW SCHOOL 2001-04

Corporate & Foundation Relations Officer, TUFTS UNIVERSITY / FLETCHER SCHOOL 1999-01

Assistant Professor, THE OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY 1994-98

Lecturer, BRANDEIS UNIVERSITY 1991-94

 

BOOKS

THE HOLLYWOOD HISTORY BOOKS 

    • HOUSE OF DAVIS   History of the Jefferson Davis family set in/around Washington, DC

    • SUNSET CLUB  History of the Confederate Secret Service set in/around Louisville, KY

    • SOUTHLAND  History of the Davis Land Company set in/around Los Angeles, CA

THE TRANSFORMATION OF AUTHORSHIP IN AMERICA (University of Chicago Press, 1997)

_____. Paperback Edition, 1997   History of copyright law and free press in Revolutionary America  

Reviews:  Law & History, William & Mary Quarterly  

 

TEACHING

HARVARD UNIVERSITY (Summer Sessions) 2002-05

BOSTON COLLEGE (English Department Chair’s Graduate Seminar) 2000

THE OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY 1994-98

BRANDEIS UNIVERSITY 1990-94

 

SELECTED MANAGERIAL ACCOMPLISHMENTS

HOLLYWOOD HISTORY project completed—2017

Launched higher education browser ACA•MÉDES; release noted by Washington Post—2010

Founded ACADEMY PARTNERS LLC—2008

Recruited to west coast help a new president transform the graduate school for the Claremont Colleges—2007

Pursuaded Elena Kagan to create a new post at Harvard Law School to promote faculty research: promoted into that position–-2004

Ran entreprenuerial fundraising office on behalf of Harvard Law School faculty—2001-6

 

SELECTED ACADEMIC AWARDS

American Council of Learned Societies Fellowship—1998

Fulbright Senior Faculty Chair, Eastern Europe/Hungary (awarded 1998-declined)

Stanford Humanities Center Fellow (awarded 1997-declined)

John Adams Fellow, Institute of U. S. Studies, School of Advanced Study, University of London-–1996

Eccles Fellow, British Library—1996

Center For Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences, Stanford University (nominee-1995)

Security Pacific Fellow, The Huntington Library—1995

Stephen Botein Fellow, The American Antiquarian Society—1994

National Endowment for the Humanities Fellowship—1994

Thomas J. Watson Fellowship—1987-8

 

SELECTED ACADEMIC SERVICE

Invited by Fordham Law School to debate head of Author’s Guild on Google Books lawsuit—2011

Manuscript Reader, Princeton University Press—1999

Editorial Board, Early American Literature, University of North Carolina Press—1999

Chair, Selection Committee, Ralph Henry Gabriel Prize, American Studies Association—1997

Elected Faculty Senate (alternate), The Ohio State University—1997-8

 

AREAS OF EXPERTISE

Scholarly

American History and Culture to 1900

Authorship & Copyright Law

Digital Humanities

Administrative

Faculty & Research Development

Fundraising