Members of the Executive

President

Dr. Vanessa Warne| Department of English | University of Manitoba
Contact Information: Vanessa.Warne@umanitoba.ca

Vanessa Warne is an Associate Professor in the Department of English, Film and Theatre at the University of Manitoba. Her current research project examines the history of blindness and literacy in nineteenth-century Britain.

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Secretary/Treasurer

Dr. Ryan Stephenson | Department of English | Douglas College
Contact information: stephensonr@douglascollege.ca
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Past President

Dr. Mary Elizabeth Leighton | Department of English | University of Victoria

Mary Elizabeth Leighton is an Associate Professor of English at the University of Victoria. She is co-editor of The Broadview Anthology of Victorian Prose, 1832-1900 (2012) and a member of the Victorian Review editorial team. Her work has appeared in Victorian StudiesVictorian Periodicals ReviewReading Victorian Illustration 1855-1875The Cambridge Companion to Sensation FictionThe Blackwell Companion to Sensation Fiction, Dickens in ContextVictorian Animal Dreams, and Victorian Literary Mesmerism. With Lisa Surridge, she is co-writing a SSHRC-funded book on Victorian illustrated serial fiction, 1859-75.

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Members At Large

Dr. Daniel Martin| Department of English | MacEwan University

Dr. Karen Bourrier| Department of English | University of Calgary

Dr. Heather Marcovitch | Department of English | Red Deer College

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Victorian Review Managing Editor

Dr. Lisa Surridge | Department of English | University of Victoria
lsurridg@uvic.ca

Lisa Surridge is a Professor of English at the University of Victoria. She is the author of Bleak Houses: Marital Violence in Victorian Fiction (Ohio UP, 2005); co-editor (with Richard Nemesvari) of M.E. Braddon’s sensation novel Aurora Floyd (Broadview, 1998); and co-editor wit Mary Elizabeth Leighton of the Broadview Anthology of Victorian Prose, 1832-1900 (2012) Her articles and reviews have appeared in Victorian Studies, Victorian Literature and Culture, Dickens Studies Annual, Victorian Review, Women’s Writing,Victorians Institute Journal, University of Toronto Quarterly, and the Journal of the History of Sexuality. With Mary Elizabeth Leighton, she is co-writing a book on Victorian illustrated serial fiction.

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Graduate Student Representatives

Sam MacFarlane | Department of English | University of Victoria

Liam Young | Department of English | University of Alberta
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VISAWUS Representative

Diana Maltz | Department of English | Southern Oregon University
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Webmaster

Caley Ehnes | Department of English | College of the Rockies
Contact Information: cehnes@cotr.bc.ca

Caley Ehnes recently completed her PhD in English at the University of Victoria. Her dissertation research focused on the poetics and form of popular, periodical poetry from the 1860s. As part of her work on periodical poetry, Caley recently co-edited a special issue of Victorian Poetry on periodical poetry with Alison Chapman. An article based on her study of the reformulation of love and nature poetry into devotional texts in Good Words was published in the Winter 2012 issue of Victorian Periodicals Review. She currently teaches English composition and literature at the College of the Rockies in Cranbrook, BC.