David Aitchison received his PhD in literary studies in 2012 from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Since 2013, he has held an adjunct position in English at North Central College in Naperville, Illinois. As a teacher and a scholar, he is concerned with the ways in which fiction and curricula work to guide, educate, and represent children and young adults, especially in terms of civic engagement and responsibility. He has articles appearing in the Journal of General Education, Children's Literature in Education, Children's Literature Association Quarterly, Lion and the Unicorn, and JNT: Journal of Narrative Theory.
Elizabeth G. Allan is associate professor of writing and rhetoric at Oakland University, where she teaches ethnography, history of rhetoric, writing center studies, literacy studies, and first-year writing. After completing this study, she was invited to serve on Oakland's institutional review board. She frequently reviews human subjects research proposals submitted by undergraduate student researchers. She has previously published ethnographic research in Across the Disciplines and College and Undergraduate Libraries.
Heidi Elisabeth Bollinger is assistant professor of English at Hostos Community College, a City University of New York campus in the South Bronx. She teaches composition and introductory literature courses as well as electives on the graphic novel and African American literature. As an educator, she enjoys helping students to become more self-aware of their writing practice and take ownership of the process. Her research has been published in Genre, Studies in the Novel, JNT: Journal of Narrative Theory, and A/B: Auto/Biography Studies.
Noah Comet is assistant professor of English at the US Naval Academy. He is the author of Romantic Hellenism and Women Writers (2013) and of several scholarly essays on Romantic poets, including Hemans, Landon, Keats, and Byron. He is also the editor of two essay collections, one for Women's Studies on classical reception and the other for Studies in Romanticism collating new scholarship on gender, and he is the creator of the Electronic Concordance to Keats's Poetry. As an environmentalist writer, he is also an occasional contributor to the Denver Post and the Baltimore Sun. [End Page 387]
Roxanne Eberle is associate professor of English at the University of Georgia. She is the author of Chastity and Transgression in Women's Writing, 1792–1897: Interrupting the Harlot's Progress (2002) and editor of Women and Romanticism, 1790–1830 (2006), a five-volume collection of primary materials inclusive of pedagogical tracts, poetry, periodical essays, and novels. She has also published essays on British abolitionist poetry and Amelia Opie's poems and novels.
Steve Fox is associate professor and director of the writing program in the Indiana University–Purdue University Indianapolis Department of English. He also directs the Hoosier Writing Project, a site of the National Writing Project. He regularly teaches first-year writing, as well as other writing and pedagogy courses. He belongs to the Labor Caucus in the Conference on College Composition and Communication. He has previously published in Pedagogy and has chapters in various collections, most recently in Degree of Change: The MA in English Studies (2016).
Jacqueline Labbe is pro-vice-chancellor (academic) at De Montfort University, Leicester, United Kingdom. She is a specialist in women's writing of the Romantic period and has written extensively on Charlotte Smith. Her most recent book, Writing Romanticism: Charlotte Smith and William Wordsworth, 1784–1807 (2011, 2nd ed. 2015), explores the poetic interdynamics of these two authors, and she is currently working on a monograph discussing what she calls the modal interactions between Smith and Jane Austen.
Harriet Kramer Linkin is emerita distinguished professor of English at New Mexico State University, where she teaches courses in British Romanticism and women's literature. She has published widely on Romantic-era writers (particularly William Blake and Mary Tighe) and is the editor of the first edition of Mary Tighe's Verses Transcribed for H. T. (2014), the first edition of Mary Tighe's Selena: A Scholarly Edition (2012), and the first scholarly edition of The Collected Poems and Journals of Mary Tighe (2005) and the coeditor (with Stephen C. Behrendt) of two collections on Romantic women poets: Romanticism and Women Poets: Opening the Doors of Reception...