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Hibba Abugideiri ( is Associate Professor of History at Villanova University. She is the author of Gender and the Making of Modern Medicine in Colonial Egypt (2010), a chapter on colonial medicine and Egyptian republican motherhood in Biomedicine as a Contested Site: Some Revelations in Imperial Contexts (2009), and numerous articles on Egyptian midwifery as well as women in Islam in the journals Religion and Literature and The Muslim World, and in the edited volumes Faith and Feminism (2014) and The Daughters of Abraham (2001). She is a senior editor of The Oxford Encyclopedia of Islam and Women (2013).

Veronica Alfano ( is Assistant Professor at Delft University of Technology and Research Fellow at Australian Catholic University. Her first book is The Lyric in Victorian Memory: Poetic Remembering and Forgetting from Tennyson to Housman (2017). Her current projects focus on Christina Rossetti’s nursery rhymes and on neologisms in the poetry of Thomas Hardy and Gerard Manley Hopkins.

Sascha Auerbach ( is Lecturer in Modern British and Colonial History at the University of Nottingham. He is the author of Race, Law, andThe Chinese Puzzlein Imperial Britain (2009). His forthcoming book is “Armed with Sword and Scales: Law, Culture, and Local Courtrooms in London, 1860–1914” (2021).

Hester Blum ( is Associate Professor of English at Penn State University. Her most recent book, The News at the Ends of the Earth: The Print Culture of Polar Exploration, was published by Duke University Press in 2019. She participated in an Arctic climate change expedition in 2019 with the Northwest Passage Project, and is a 2019–2020 Guggenheim Fellow.

Jonathan Farina ( is Associate Professor of English and chair of the Faculty Senate at Seton Hall University. He is also president of the Northeast Victorian Studies Association. Jonathan is author of Everyday Words and the Character of Prose in Nineteenth-Century Britain (2017) and at work on a second book about the alternative forms of knowledge latent in Victorian literary criticism.

Penny Fielding ( is Grierson Professor of English at the University of Edinburgh. She is General Editor of The New Edinburgh Edition of The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson, and most recently coeditor with Andrew Taylor of Nineteenth-Century Literature in Transition: The 1880s (2019).

Devin Griffiths ( is Associate Professor of English and Comparative Literature at the University of Southern California. His book, The Age of Analogy: Science and Literature Between the Darwins (2016), considers analogy as the key analytic of nineteenth-century historicism and studies of science and literature. He is currently writing a two-part study of formalism in the environmental and energy humanities: “The Ecology of Form” and “The Ecology of Power.”

Christie Harner ( is Lecturer at Dartmouth College, where she teaches nineteenth-century British literature and science, children’s literature, and animal studies. Her work appears or is forthcoming in Victorian Literature and Culture, Victorian Review, Nineteenth-Century Contexts, Victorians: A Journal of Culture and Literature, and English Language Notes. Her book project examines the use of immaterial scientific forms in the representation of bodies and character.

Richard A. Kaye ( is Associate Professor at Hunter College and the Graduate Center of the City University of New York. He is currently editing a collection of new essays on Oscar Wilde’s The Picture of Dorian Gray.

Sanjay Krishnan ( is Associate Professor of English at Boston University. He is the author of Reading the Global: Troubling Perspectives on Britain’s Empire in Asia (2007) and the forthcoming “V. S. Naipaul’s Journeys: From Periphery to Center” (2020).

Mukti Lakhi Mangharam ( is Associate Professor of English at Rutgers University. Her book, Literatures of Liberation: Non-European Universalisms and Democratic Progress (2017), explores local traditions of democratic liberation in Indian and South African literatures. She has published widely on postcolonial and world literatures in journals...


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