Chris Eagle is Senior Lecturer in the Center for the Study of Human Health at Emory University in Atlanta. He received his Ph.D. in English Literature from U.C. Berkeley in 2009. His main areas of research include Health Humanities, Dysfluency Studies, Disability Studies, Speech Pathology, Bioethics, and, more recently, Trauma Studies. Prior to joining Emory, he taught at DePaul University, Loyola Chicago, and Western Sydney University in Australia. He is a former Fulbright scholar, a former Chateaubriand Scholar, and he was a postdoctoral fellow at Caltech as well. Chris is the author of Dysfluencies: On Speech Disorders in Modern Literature (2014) as well as the editor of Talking Normal: Literature, Speech Disorders, and Disability (2015) and Beyond Reckoning: Philosophical Approaches to Cormac McCarthy (2017). His academic articles have appeared in MLN, Comparative Literature Studies, Epoché, Milton Quarterly, James Joyce Quarterly, Philip Roth Studies, and Iperstoria. He also writes fiction, and his short stories have appeared so far in AGNI, Sortes, and Louisiana Literature. Currently, he is writing a novel set in the Assisted Living system.