Richard Holeton, Board Member

Richard Holeton
Stanford University
Board Member since 2013

Richard Holeton is Director of Academic Computing Services at Stanford University, part of Stanford Libraries, which supports productive and innovative uses of technology for learning, teaching, and research.

He previously taught for 12 years in Stanford's writing program and English Department. His scholarship includes articles, book chapters, conference talks, and college textbooks such as Composing Cyberspace: Identity, Community, and Knowledge in the Electronic Age, and he has co-led the EDUCAUSE Learning Space Design Constituent Group since 2009. Holeton's fiction includes the critically-recognized hypertext novel Figurski at Findhorn on Acid, a variety of other electronic literature, and award-winning short stories. He is the winner of a 2012 National Endowment for the Arts fellowship and a past California Arts Council fiction fellow.

Holeton holds a BA from Stanford University and MA and MFA degrees from San Francisco State University.

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