Brad will be a plenary speaker at the 2011 Charleston Conference on Saturday, November 5, 2011.
Name: BradFord Lee Eden
Title: Dean of Library Services
Organization: Valparaiso University
Born: Freeport, IL
Family: Wife: Sonja Streuber Daughters: Crystal and Noelle
Professional Career and Activities: CV on Academia.edu
Most Memorable Career Achievement: Publishing first major article as a Tolkien scholar
In My Spare Time: What spare time?
Favorite Books: Silmarillion by J.R.R. Tolkien, Pillars of the Earth
Philosophy: When you succeed, I succeed; Lean into your discomfort
Leah was appointed Executive Director of the Charleston Conference in 2017, and has served in various roles with the Charleston Information Group, LLC, since 2004. Prior to working for the conference, she was Assistant Director of Graduate Admissions for the College of Charleston for four years. She lives in a small town near Columbia, SC, with her husband and two kids where they raise a menagerie of farm animals.