Barry Mauer is associate professor of English at the University of Central Florida, and director of the Texts and Technology doctoral program. His recent research is about citizen curating, which aims to bring ordinary people into the production of exhibits, both online and in public spaces, using archival materials available in museums, libraries, public history centers, and other institutions. Mauer publishes comics about delusion and denial, particularly as they affect politics. Mauer is also an accomplished songwriter and recording artist. He lives in Orlando with his wife and daughter, two dogs, and his cat.