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 is the publications production manager for the English department at the University of North Texas, and he 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 thirty 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. 


Gabriel Cervantes, Book Review Editor

Gabriel CervantesGabriel Cervantes is an assistant professor of English at the University of North Texas and a review editor at Studies in the Novel. A specialist in eighteenth-century literature and culture, his published and forthcoming essays (ELH, Eighteenth-Century Fiction, The Eighteenth Century: Theory and Interpretation) focus on intersections—between law and literature as well as that between English-language literature and the history of the Atlantic world. He is currently completing a monograph on the cultural foundations of legal thought and practice in the eighteenth-century Anglo-Atlantic. With Geoffrey Sill (Rutgers-Camden), he is co-editor of Daniel Defoe’s The History and Remarkable Life of the Truly Honourable Col. Jacques, Commonly Called Col. Jack, which is forthcoming from Broadview Press. Dr. Cervantes grew up in New York City and earned his Ph.D. from Princeton University in 2009. 



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