Remembering Doug Steward, Director of the Association of Departments of English

Doug Steward Doug Steward, associate director of programs and director of the Association of Departments of English (ADE), died suddenly on 5 November, at the age of fifty. Doug had been central to the ADE since 2003, and he became director in 2017. He did extensive work in support of English departments, graduate students, and, in particular, students and faculty members of color. He was meticulous and passionate in his work, and he was instrumental in making the profession more humane and equitable. Doug’s colleagues and the faculty members he worked with over the years miss him tremendously and will long remember his smile, his graciousness, and his love for life.