After teaching for three years at Northern Arizona University, George Handley came to BYU in 1998. When this was written, he was serving as chair of the Department of Humanities, Classics, and Comparative Literature. He has directed study abroad programs to London and to the Caribbean. He is the advisor to the student club, EcoResponse, and is active in many civic activities. He and his wife, Amy, have four children and live in Provo.