- Notes On Contributors
MICHAEL GAVIN is Associate Professor of English and Co-Director of the Center for Digital Humanities at the University of South Carolina.
ERIC GIDAL is Professor of English at the University of Iowa and Editor of Philological Quarterly. He is the author, most recently, of Ossianic Unconformi-ties: Bardic Poetry in the Industrial Age (2015) and related articles on Ossianic poetry, Romantic climatology, and the writings of Mme de Staël.
CRAIG ASHLEY HANSON is Associate Professor of Art History at Calvin College in Grand Rapids, Michigan. He is the author of The English Virtuoso: Art, Medicine, and Antiquarianism in the Age of Empiricism (2009). He is the founding editor of the online newsletter Enfilade.
MARY BETH HARRIS is a lecturer for the Purdue Language and Cultural Exchange. Her research interests include female authorship studies, masculinity studies, and intersections between genre and gender. Her current project explores women writers' constructions of the gentleman and considers the relationship between masculinity and literary authority in eighteenth-century novels by women.
JAMISON KANTOR is an Assistant Professor of eighteenth-and nineteenth-century literature at the Ohio State University and is finishing a book on honor, inequality, and the political economy of media in the Romantic era. Essays derived from this manuscript can be found in Nineteenth-Century Literature and S.E.L. His new project addresses historical inevitability, automation, and the limit of bourgeois ideology in the long nineteenth-century.
KATHLEEN KENNEDY is Department Head and Professor of History at Missouri State University. She has published on issues of civil liberties and gendered constructions of violence and pain. Her current work explores grief, loss, and trauma as a response to extreme violence in early American texts.
MARCO MENIN is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Philosophy and Educational Sciences at the University of Turin, Italy, where he teaches the history of philosophy. He specializes in the philosophy of the late Enlightenment, and in Rousseau's thought in particular. [End Page 271]
AARON J. PALMER is Associate Professor of History at Wisconsin Lutheran College in Milwaukee, where he also directs the Honors Program. He is the author of A Rule of Law: Elite Political Authority and the Coming of the American Revolution in the South Carolina Lowcountry, 1763–1776 (2014).
JARRED WIEHE is a Ph.D. candidate at the University of Connecticut.
CHLOE WIGSTON SMITH teaches in the Department of English and Related Literature at the University of York. She is the author of Women, Work, and Clothes in the Eighteenth-Century Novel (2013). Her current project examines gender and material culture in the eighteenth-century Atlantic world.
The Editors wish to thank the following editorial assistants for their work on this issue: Lauren Blair, Colleen Boyd, Elizabeth "Sprite" Capps, Hannah E. Chavez, Katherine Conely, Edgár Enriquez, Anthony Freijat, Sydney Hunt, Sydney Kennedy, Conor Killen, Lindsay Kottwitz, Kevin Kotur, Lindsey Lucas, Marissa Redick, Lori Scoby, and Amy Strassner. [End Page 272]