Bruce L. Edwards is Professor of English and Africana Studies, and Associate Vice President for Academic Technology and E-learning at Bowling Green State University in Bowling Green, Ohio, where has he been a faculty member and administrator since 1981.

He has served as a C. S. Lewis Foundation Fellow at the Kilns in Oxford, England; a Fulbright Fellow in Nairobi, Kenya (1999-2000); a Bradley Research Fellow at the Heritage Foundation in Washington, DC (1989-90); and as the S. W. Brooks Memorial Professor of Literature at The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia (1988).

Bruce and his wife, Joan, live in the mighty metropolis of Bowling Green, Ohio, and have four grown children, ranging in age from 26 on up to 35.