Maria Ågren is Professor of History at Uppsala University, Sweden. Her work focuses on the intersection of economic, social, legal and gender history. She is the leader of the Gender and Work project and editor of Making a Living, Making a Difference: Gender and Work in Early Modern European Society (Oxford, 2017).
Nieves Baranda is Professor of Spanish Literature at the Universidad Nacional de Educación a Distancia (UNED), Madrid. Her publications cover women writers' education, readings, networks, historical writings, and letters, among other topics. She has edited, with Anne J. Cruz, The Routledge Research Companion to Early Modern Spanish Women Writers (Routledge, 2018).
Judith C. Brown was Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost, and Professor of History (now emerita) at Wesleyan University. Her recent publications include Medici Women: The Making of a Dynasty in Grand Ducal Tuscany, co-edited with Giovanna Benadusi (Toronto University Press, 2015) and "Multimodal Communications and Effective Communication," in Building the Intentional University: Minerva and the Future of Higher Education, ed. Stephen M. Kosslyn and Ben Nelson (MIT Press, 2017).
Judith Bryce is Professor Emerita of Italian at the University of Bristol, UK. Recently, her research has focused mainly on aspects of gender and culture in mid- to late-fifteenth-century Florence, with articles on topics such as women and dance, Antonia Pulci, Ginevra de' Benci, Dada degli Adimari, and Lorenzo de' Medici's relations with Ippolita Sforza. Her translation of the complete surviving letters of Alessandra Macinghi Strozzi for The Other Voice in Early Modern Europe series was published in 2016.
Alexis Butzner is Assistant Professor of English at Chemeketa Community College in Salem, Oregon. Her work has appeared in Early Theatre and Studies in Philology. She specializes in late medieval and early modern literature and her current research interests center on the dynamic between popular medicine and literature in early modern England.
Lisa Forman Cody is Associate Professor of History at Claremont McKenna College. She is the author of Birthing the Nation: Sex, Science, and the Conception of Eighteenth-Century Britons (Oxford University Press, 2005), along with articles on the history of gender, the body, medicine, and culture. She is currently focusing on marriage, politics, and human rights in the eighteenth century.
Lara Dodds is Professor of English at Mississippi State University. She is the author of The Literary Invention of Margaret Cavendish (Penn State, 2013) and of essays on Milton, Cavendish, Cary, Wroth, and others. Her most recent essay is "Passionate Time in Elizabeth Cary's The Tragedy of Mariam" in Temporality, Genre, and Experience in the Age of Shakespeare (Bloomsbury, 2018).
Michelle M. Dowd is Hudson Strode Professor of English and Director of the Hudson Strode Program in Renaissance Studies at the University of Alabama. She is the author of Women's Work in Early Modern English Literature and Culture (Palgrave Macmillan, 2009), which won the Sara A. Whaley Book Award from the National Women's Studies Association, and of The Dynamics of Inheritance on the Shakespearean Stage (Cambridge, 2015).
Cheryll Duncan is Lecturer in Music at the Royal Northern College of Music in Manchester, UK. Her primary research interests concern professional music culture in England during the long eighteenth century, with a particular focus on records of the equity and common law courts. She has published articles in Cambridge Opera Journal, Early Music, Journal of the American Musicological Society, Journal of the Society for Musicology in Ireland, Opera Journal and Royal Musical Association Research Chronicle, and also contributed a chapter to Geminiani Studies, ed. Christopher Hogwood (Ut Orpheus, 2013).
Cora Fox is Associate professor of English and Interim Director of the Institute for Humanities Research at Arizona State University. She is the author of Ovid and the Politics of Emotion in Elizabethan England (Palgrave, 2009), and she co-edited (with Barbara Weiden Boyd) Approaches to Teaching the Works of Ovid and the Ovidian Tradition (MLA, 2010). Her next monograph is tentatively titled "Intertextual Histories of Happiness: Reading Wellbeing and Positive Emotions through Shakespeare."
Alexandra Guerson is a Lecturer at the International Foundation Program, at New College, University of Toronto where she teaches world history to international students and coordinates a program for first-year students. Her research has...