Myron Yeager, whose primary research interests are Samuel Johnson, Philip Dormer Stanhope (the Fourth Earl of Chesterfield), and Oscar Wilde, has published articles and reviews on eighteenth-century British literature and business communication and is co-author of the Hutton Story. He has presented papers at numerous international and national conferences, has served as president of the Samuel Johnson Society of Southern California and co-president of the Western Society of Eighteenth-Century Studies, and is currently secretary of the Samuel Johnson Society of Southern California and executive board member of the Western Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies. Additionally, he has served on editorial review boards for journals and texts in literature and business communication. Dr. Yeager was the recipient of a William Andrews Clark Postdoctoral Fellowship (UCLA), and a David Ross Doctoral Fellowship (Purdue University). Dr. Yeager teaches courses in eighteenth and nineteenth-century British literature and Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgendered (GLBT) Studies.
At Chapman, Dr. Yeager has served as dean of the School of Arts and Communication (formerly the School of Communication Arts), chair of the Department of English and Comparative Literature, chair of the faculty, and chair of numerous faculty committees. He was the founding director of Chapman's program in GLBT Studies. Dr. Yeager has received the Valerie Scudder Award for Excellence in Teaching and the Chapman University Alumni Faculty of the Year Award as well as Chapman's Excellence in Collaborative Teaching Award and Merit Award for Scholarly/Creative Activity.