Dr. Linda M. Shires, professor and chair of English at Stern College for Women, has been named to the Advisory Board of Victorian Literature and Culture (Cambridge University Press). VLC “encourages high quality original work concerned with all areas of Victorian literature and culture, including music and the fine arts. The journal presents work at the cutting edge of current research, including exciting new studies in untouched subjects or new methodologies.”

Shires’ research areas include Nineteenth-Century British literature and culture, gender studies, and narrative theory. Recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship, she has authored three books, co-authored one, edited four others and published over twenty-five articles. She has also been honored for her teaching–having twice served as an N.E.H. Seminar Director. She also serves on the boards of Victorians Institute Journal (U. Kentucky), Romanticism and Victorianism on the Net (Montreal), and NINES (Networked Infrastructure for Nineteenth-Century Electronic Scholarship).


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