David E. Chinitz, professor and chair of the English Department at Loyola University Chicago, is the author of T. S. Eliot and the Cultural Divide and Which Sin To Bear? Authenticity and Compromise in Langston Hughes. He edited the Blackwell Companion to T. S. Eliot and co-edited the Blackwell Companion to Modernist Poetry. Most recently he co-edited The Complete Prose of T. S. Eliot, Volume 6: The War Years, 1940-1946, which won the 2019 MLA Prize for a Scholarly Edition. He served as president of the Modernist Studies Association in 2013-14. With Pamela Caughie, he co-founded and co-directs ModNets.