From Tolkien Gateway
|Born||16 August 1974|
|Occupation||Professor, Author, President of Signum University|
Corey Olsen (b.16 August 1974) is a professor and podcaster known for promoting and analyzing the works of J.R.R. Tolkien. He was formerly a professor at Washington College in Chestertown, Maryland, USA, where he taught 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.
He is president of Signum University, which holds online courses on Tolkien and other literary subjects, as well as its free counterpart, Mythgard Institute.
- 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"
- 2009: Tolkien's Monsters (expert)