Ted Samson received his B.A. from Concordia University, Montreal, his Diploma from the University of Alberta, and his M.A. and Ph.D. degrees from the University of Montreal, Canada. Having taught in other institutions, such as the Athens College, he then served for many years in the Faculty of English, teaching American and Canadian Literature. His interests include Modernism in Literature, the Literature of the Commonwealth, and 20th century American Literature.