Kathryn Hughes

Kathryn Hughes is Professor Emerita of Life Writing at the University of East Anglia.  An historian by training, since leaving Oxford she has written five books on Victorian England.  These include The Victorian Governess, biographies of George Eliot and Mrs Beeton and a study of the relationship between biography and body parts, Victorians Undone.  Her … Continue reading Kathryn Hughes

Amina Gautier

Amina Gautier (she/her/hers) is Professor of English at the University of Miami and the AMUW Chair in Humanistic Studies at Marquette University. She earned her PhD in English Literature from the University of Pennsylvania, specializing in nineteenth century American literature and African American literature. Gautier is the author of four short story collections: At-Risk, Now … Continue reading Amina Gautier

Antje Anderson

Antje Anderson, Ph.D. (Rice University 1998) is professor emerita of British literature. For over two decades she was a generalist teaching English (and occasionally German) at liberal arts colleges in Pennsylvania and Nebraska; on the sidelines, she did research on British Victorian fiction, its adaptations, and its reception in Germany (her country of origin), focusing … Continue reading Antje Anderson

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