James Walter Caufield is an extension lecturer at the University of California Los Angeles and the editor in chief of the Perry Chief in Perry, Iowa. He has published work in the Cambridge Quarterly, the James Joyce Quarterly, and Notes and Queries. His book, Overcoming Matthew Arnold: Ethics in Culture and Criticism (2012) is available from Ashgate Publishing.
Hugh Epstein is the secretary of the Joseph Conrad Society (U.K.). He has published several essays on Conrad in Conradiana, The Conradian and other publications, and on Hardy in The Thomas Hardy Journal and elsewhere.
Kelli Fuery is a professor in the Honors program at Chapman University, California. She is the author of three books, most recently New Media. She previously held posts at the University of London and Monash University Australia.
Patrick Fuery is currently Dean of Humanities and Social Sciences at Chapman University, California. He is the author of eight books, most recently Madness and Cinema. He previously held posts at the University of London, Sussex University, and Newcastle University (Australia).
Christopher Gogwilt is Professor of English and Comparative Literature at Fordham University. He is the author of The Invention of the West: Joseph Conrad and the Double-Mapping of Europe and Empire (Stanford University Press, 1995), The Fiction of Geopolitics: Afterimages of Culture from Wilkie Collins to Alfred Hitchcock (Stanford University Press, 2000), and The Passage of Literature: Genealogies of Modernism in Conrad, Rhys, and Pramoedya (Oxford University Press, 2011).
D.C.R.A. Goonetilleke, Emeritus Professor of English, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka, is a well-established critic of twentieth-century and postcolonial literature, and the leading authority on Sri Lankan English [End Page 177] literature. His books in print include Joseph Conrad's Heart of Darkness (Routledge, 2007) and Salman Rushdie (Palgrave Macmillan, 2nd edn 2010). He has edited Joseph Conrad: Heart of Darkness (Canada: Broadview Press, 2nd edn. 1999).
Ellen Burton Harrington is an associate professor of English at the University of South Alabama. She has published previously on nineteenth-century sensation and detective fiction and the influence of these genres and criminal anthropology on the work of Joseph Conrad, including essays in Conradiana and The Conradian. Her current research focuses on Conrad's heroines.
Jeremy Hawthorn is Emeritus Professor at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim. His recent publications include his book Sexuality and the Erotic in the Fiction of Joseph Conrad, his editions of Joseph Conrad's Under Western Eyes and The Shadow-Line, his fourth edition of A Glossary of Contemporary Literary Theory and the sixth edition of his textbook Studying the Novel. A new monograph, The Reader as Peeping Tom: Nonreciprocal Gazing in Narrative Fiction and Film, is scheduled for publication in 2014. He is a member of the editorial board of the Cambridge Edition of the Works of Joseph Conrad and, together with Max Saunders, is currently editing The Inheritors and "The Nature of a Crime" for this edition.
Tom Henthorne teaches English and Women's and Gender Studies at Pace University. He has published books on Joseph Conrad, William Gibson, and Suzanne Collins's the "Hunger Games" trilogy. He is currently completing a manuscript on the role Home Literature" played in the development of Mormon identity from the nineteenth century to the present day.
Carola M. Kaplan, Ph.D., Psy.D., is Professor Emerita of English at California State University, Pomona; a former President of the Joseph Conrad Society of America; and a member and faculty member of the Institute of Contemporary Psychoanalysis, Los Angeles. She has published numerous articles on modernist literature, as well as edited two books, including Conrad in the Twenty-First Century (with Peter Mallios and Andrea White), Routledge, 2005. A Research Psychoanalyst, she is in private practice in Encino, California.
Joseph A. Kestner received his doctorate from Columbia University. He is McFarlin Professor of English and Professor of Film Studies at The University of Tulsa, where he specializes in Victorian and Edwardian studies and in Film [End Page 178] studies. He is the author of eight monographs and one hundred essays. He has lectured in England, Canada, the USA, and Australia. His current project involves the painter Sir Frank Dicksee.