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Robert D. Aguirre ( teaches Victorian literature and trans-Atlantic studies at Wayne State University in Detroit. He is the author of Informal Empire: Mexico and Central America in Victorian Culture (2004) and Mobility and Modernity: Panama in the Anglo-American Imagination, due 2017 from The Ohio State University Press.

Timothy Alborn ( is Professor of History at Lehman College and the CUNY Graduate Center. He is the author of Regulated Lives: Life Insurance and British Society, 1800–1914 (2009) and Conceiving Companies: Joint-Stock Politics in Victorian England (1998); he is co-editor with Sharon Murphy of Anglo-American Life Insurance 1800–1914 (2013).

Amanda Anderson ( is Andrew W. Mellon Professor of Humanities and English and Director of the Cogut Center for the Humanities at Brown University. Her books include Bleak Liberalism (2016), The Way We Argue Now: A Study in the Cultures of Theory (2006), and The Powers of Distance: Cosmopolitanism and the Cultivation of Detachment (2001).

Mark Chapman ( is Professor of the History of Modern Theology at Oxford University. His books include Anglican Theology (2012) and Anglicanism: A Very Short Introduction (2006).

Helen Cowie ( is Lecturer in History at the University of York. She is the author of Conquering Nature in Spain and its Empire, 1750–1850 (2011) and Exhibiting Animals in Nineteenth-Century Britain: Empathy, Education, Entertainment (2014). She is currently writing a cultural history of the llama, forthcoming in 2017.

Bradley Deane ( is Morse-Alumni Distinguished University Teaching Professor of English at the University of Minnesota, Morris. He is the author of The Making of the Victorian Novelist: Anxieties of Authorship in the Mass Market (2003) and Masculinity and the New Imperialism: Rewriting Manhood in British Popular Literature, 1870–1914 (2014), and is currently beginning work on the David Copperfield volume for the Dickens Companions Series.

Durba Ghosh ( is Associate Professor of History at Cornell University. She is the author of Sex and the Family in Colonial India: The Making of Empire (2006) and, with Dane Kennedy, the co-editor of Decentring Empire: Britain, India and the Transcolonial World (2006). She is completing a book, Gentlemanly Terrorists: Political Violence and the Colonial State in India, 1919–1947 that is forthcoming from Cambridge University Press.

Donald S. Hair ( is Professor Emeritus in the Department of English at the University of Western Ontario. His most recent book is Fresh Strange Music: Elizabeth Barrett Browning’s Language (2015). [End Page 195]

Anne Helmreich ( is Dean, College of Fine Arts at Texas Christian University. She has recently published Nature’s Truth: Photography, Painting, and Science in Victorian Britain (2016), and co-edited with Pamela Fletcher, The rise of the modern art market in London: 1850–1939 (2011). She is currently at work on a study of the London art market, c. 1850–1939, and the formation of concepts of value.

Carol Engelhardt Herringer ( is Professor of History at Wright State University. Her work focuses on religious and cultural history. She is the author of Victorians and the Virgin Mary: Religion and Gender in England, 1830–85 (2008) as well as a number of articles on the religious and cultural history of Victorian Britain. She is the co-editor (with Rowan Strong) of Edward Bouverie Pusey and the Oxford Movement (2012). Her current book project examines the religious and cultural significance of the Eucharistic debates in the Victorian Church of England.

Kate Hill ( teaches history at the University of Lincoln and works on the history of nineteenth-century museums and galleries. Her books include Culture and Class in English Public Museums, 1850–1914 (2005), Museums and Biographies: Stories, Objects, Identities (ed., 2012), and Women and Museums, 1850–1914: Modernity and the Gendering of Knowledge (2016). She is co-editor of the Museum History Journal.

Jongwoo Jeremy Kim (


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