Sophia Basaldua-Sun


Sophia Basaldua-Sun is an independent scholar of comparative literature. She received her Ph.D. in comparative literature from Stony Brook University. She lives in New York, where she spends her days working for Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group. As a comparatist she works on Argentine, U.S., and French literature with a focus on turn-of-the-century prose depicting New York, Buenos Aires, and Paris. … Continue reading Sophia Basaldua-Sun

Lanya Lamouria


Lanya Lamouria is an associate professor of English at Missouri State University, where she teaches classes in British literature and organizes an annual undergraduate literature conference. She has published work on British Victorian writers’ engagement with the 1848 revolutions in Victorians: A Journal of Culture and Literature, Dickens Studies Annual, Victorian Literature and Culture, and … Continue reading Lanya Lamouria

Christiana Salah


Christiana Salah is an eclectic Victorianist. Her recent work includes an exploration of disability in Johanna Spyri’s Heidi (1881), a look at the gendered dynamics of music production in George Eliot’s Daniel Deronda (1876), and an article on Elizabeth Gaskell’s Mary Barton: A Tale of Manchester Life (1848) as detective fiction, which appears in the … Continue reading Christiana Salah

Elizabeth Coggin Womack


Elizabeth Coggin Womack is associate professor of English at Penn State Brandywine, just outside Philadelphia. She has published work on Victorian literature, material culture, and urban poverty in journals including Victorian Literature and Culture, Nineteenth-Century Contexts, and Victorian Review. She was co-organizer of the postponed 2020 NCSA Conference, “Radicalism & Reform,” in Rochester, New York, … Continue reading Elizabeth Coggin Womack