Brian has held a number of visiting professorships and fellowships at institutions around the world.

2009 – present

Visiting Fellow, Newcastle University

Brian Alderson is part of Newcastle University’s Children’s Literature Unit and leads a series of talks, Looking at Children’s Books.


Visiting Fellow, Beinecke Rare Book Library, Yale University


Visiting Professor, University of California, Los Angeles

1965 – 83

Visiting Professor, University of Southern Mississippi

During his time at the University of Southern Mississippi, Dr. Alderson spoke at the Fay B. Kaigler Children’s Book Festival and was the inaugural Ezra Jack Keats lecturer