2e Past Directors George LevineThe founder of the CCA, George Levine is the Kenneth Burke Professor Emeritus of English Literature at Rutgers University. During his career, he published many books on Victorian literature, literary realism, science, and secularism: The Boundaries of Fiction (1968), The Realistic Imagination (1981), Darwin and the Novelists (1988), Lifebirds (1997), Dying to Know (2002), Darwin Loves You: Natural Selection and the Re-enchantment of the World (2006), How to Read the Victorian Novel (2007), Realism, Ethics, and Secularism (2008) and Darwin The Writer (2011). He has received numerous awards, including prestigious fellowships from the NEH, the Rockefeller Foundation, and the Guggenheim Foundation.