Hans Corneel de Roos is the author of The Ultimate Dracula (2012) and numerous articles on Stoker’s masterpiece. He is a recipient of the Research Award of the Transylvanian Society of Dracula and since 2013 has acted as the editor of the Society’s newsletter. He initiated the Fourth World Dracula Congress that was held at Trinity College, Dublin, in October 2016. De Roos studied Political and Social Sciences in Amsterdam and Berlin, graduating cum laude in 1982. Over the past three decades, he has lived in Munich as an artist, photographer, and art historian, specializing in art and literature of the late nineteenth century. He is setting up an art school project on Bantayan Island, Philippines, and organizing a new series of international Dracula conferences in Brasov, Romania.