Editorial Office

Nora Gilbert, Editor


Nora Gilbert is an assistant professor of English at the University of North Texas who jointly specializes in Victorian literature and classical Hollywood film, with particular research interests in gender and sexuality studies and the intersection of law and culture. She is the author of Better Left Unsaid: Victorian Novels, Hays Code Films, and the Benefits of Censorship (Stanford UP, 2013), and has articles published or forthcoming in PMLA, Film & History, Nineteenth-Century Literature, Nineteenth-Century Gender Studies, Victorian Review, Eighteenth-Century Life, and JNT: Journal of Narrative Theory. She is presently at work on two separate but thematically related book projects, which are provisionally entitled Gone Girls: The Runaway Woman Narrative in Eighteenth- and Nineteenth-Century British Fiction and Unwomaned: Hollywood Stardom and the Threat of Female Independence. 

Timothy Boswell, Managing Editor

Timothy Boswell

Tim Boswell has been managing editor at Studies in the Novel since June 2012. In 2014 he earned university-wide recognition for his work at the journal. Dr. Boswell also works as a book editor and ghostwriter and has developed over forty books for various clients. His current novel project, young adult speculative fiction, deals with dehumanizing spectacle and definitions of personhood. He earned his Ph.D. in creative writing from the University of North Texas in 2012. 

Angela Calcaterra, Book Review Editor

Angela Calcaterra is an associate professor of English at the University of North Texas who specializes in pre-1900 American literature and Native American/Indigenous Studies. She is the author of Literary Indians: Aesthetics and Encounter in American Literature to 1920 (University of North Carolina Press, 2018), and her research has also appeared or is forthcoming in PMLA, Early American Literature, Studies in American Indian Literatures, and other venuesHer current book project centers Indigenous oral, written, and woven literatures of migration and transnational relations in American literary history.


Advisory Editors

Paula R. Backscheider, Auburn University
Nancy Bentley, University of Pennsylvania
Daphne Brooks, Yale University
Gregg Crane, University of Michigan
Gaurav Desai, University of Michigan
Annette R. Federico, James Madison University
Nouri Gana, University of California, Los Angeles
Priyamvada Gopal, Cambridge University
Evan GottliebOregon State University
Dorothy J. Hale, University of California, Berkeley
Diane Long Hoeveler, Marquette University
Amy Hungerford,Yale University
David Kurnick, Rutgers University
Deidre Shauna Lynch, Harvard University
Anne K. Mellor, University of California, Los Angeles
Richard Menke, University of Georgia
Emad Mirmotahari, Duquesne University
Walton Muyumba, Indiana University Bloomington
Timothy Parrish, Virginia Tech
John G. Peters, University of North Texas
Albert J. Rivero, Marquette University
Clifford Siskin, New York University
Stephen Tabachnick, University of Memphis
Mark Wollaeger, Vanderbilt University
Ruth Bernard Yeazell, Yale University