Heidi L. Pennington

Heidi L. Pennington is an assistant professor of English at James Madison University in Virginia. Her primary fields of teaching and research include nineteenth-century British fiction, narrative theory, theories of authorship and identity, and genre studies (mainly the novel and autobiography). Her love of mystery and detective fiction (especially cozies), as well as mid-twentieth century magic … Continue reading Heidi L. Pennington

Rebecca Whiteley

Dr. Rebecca Whiteley is a British Academy Research Fellow at the University of Birmingham. An art historian by training, her research works on the intersections between visual and material culture, medical history and social history. She recently published her first book, Birth Figures: Early Modern Prints and the Pregnant Body, a history of early modern … Continue reading Rebecca Whiteley

Alice Villaseñor

Alice Villaseñor oversees community-engaged learning at SUNY Buffalo State in her role as the Associate Director of Civic and Community Engagement. Previously, she was an Associate Professor of English at Medaille College in Buffalo, NY, where she was awarded the Brian R. Shero Teaching Excellence and Campus Leadership Award. She is happy to connect with fellow … Continue reading Alice Villaseñor

Deborah Lutz

Deborah Lutz, the Thruston B. Morton Endowed Chair at the University of Louisville, is the author of five books, including Victorian Paper Art and Craft: Writers and their Materials (Oxford UP, 2023); The Brontë Cabinet: Three Lives in Nine Objects (Norton, 2015); and Relics of Death in Victorian Literature and Culture (Cambridge UP, 2015). She … Continue reading Deborah Lutz

Sana Abdi

Sana Abdi is an Assistant Professor of French and Francophone Studies at Connecticut College. She earned her Ph.D. in French from the University of Virginia. Her current book project Arabic at the heart of French: Linguistic and Literary Expressions considers the ways in which Arabic, textually and intertextually, permeates the French verse in North African … Continue reading Sana Abdi

Lorenzo Servitje

Lorenzo Servitje is associate professor of literature and medicine, with a dual appointment in the Department of English and the Health, Medicine, and Society program at Lehigh University which he currently directs. He holds a PhD in English from the University of California Riverside and a Master in Public Health at Dartmouth’s Geisel School of … Continue reading Lorenzo Servitje