Corey Olsen is a professor in the Department of English at Washington College in Chestertown, Maryland, USA, where he teaches courses in J.R.R. Tolkien and medieval literature, specializing in Chaucer and Sir Thomas Malory.
In the summer of 2009, he launched his website and podcast The Tolkien Professor, on which he is posting a detailed lecture series on Tolkien's works, as well as responses to readers' questions and discussions with other Tolkien readers.
 Selected bibliography
- 2008: Tolkien Studies: Volume 5
- "The Myth of the Ent and the Entwife"
- 2010: Journal of the Festival in the Shire, February issue
- "How to Read Tolkien"