John V. Fleming
John V. Fleming is the Fairchild Professor of Literature (emeritus) at Princeton University, where he taught for 40 years before retiring in 2006. The author of 10 books and hundreds of published essays, he is a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, a former Rhodes Scholar, and the past president of the Medieval Academy of America. His weekly blog, Gladly Lerne, Gladly Teche, which he has published since his retirement, continues in its title and its eclectic spirit the column he used to write for his campus newspaper. John and his wife, Joan, a retired Episcopal priest, who have three dynamic adult children and five engaging grandchildren, live in Princeton, New Jersey.