Catherine Packham is lecturer in English literature at the University of Sussex. She previously taught at the University of Leeds. She has published a number of articles on the Scottish Enlightenment and is currently working on two books: on eighteenth-century vitalism and on Jane Austen.
Mary Peace is a senior lecturer in eighteenth-century literature in the Department of English Studies at Sheffield Hallam University. She is director of the Hallam Corvey Project for research into Romantic-era women writers and has published variously on sentimentality, prostitution, and anti-Jacobinism in the long eighteenth century.
Jennifer Snead is an assistant professor in the English Department at Texas Tech University. She has published articles on Samuel Johnson and Alexander Pope, and is currently working on a book about the Evangelical Revival, print culture, and popular literacy during the long eighteenth century.
Elizabeth Kowaleski Wallace is a professor of English at Boston College. She is the author of The British Slave Trade in Public Memory (Columbia, 2006), Consuming Subjects: Women, Shopping, and Business in the 18th Century (Columbia, 1997), and Their Fathers' Daughters: Hannah More, Maria Edgeworth and Patriarchal Complicity (Oxford, 1991). Her current project is a cultural analysis of global practices of housekeeping.
James Watt is lecturer in English at the University of York. He is the author of Contesting the Gothic: Fiction, Genre, and Cultural Conflict, 1764–1832 (Cambridge, 1999), and is currently working on a book provisionally titled British Orientalisms, 1759–1835.