Peter W. Graham, author of Jane Austen and Charles Darwin: Naturalists and Novelists (Ashgate Press, 2008), has published and spoken on various Jane Austen topics and was the 2009-10 JASNA Traveling Lecturer for the Eastern region. He teaches English at Virginia Tech.
The Jane Austen Society of North America is dedicated to the enjoyment and appreciation of Jane Austen and her writing. JASNA is a nonprofit organization, staffed by volunteers, whose mission is to foster among the widest number of readers the study, appreciation, and understanding of Jane Austen’s works, her life, and her genius. We have over 5,000 members of all ages and from diverse walks of life. Although most live in the United States or Canada, we also have members in more than a dozen other countries.