Laura Dabundo is professor of English and coordinator of Religious Studies at Kennesaw State University. She is editor
of The Encyclopedia of Romanticism: Culture in Britain, 1780-1830s and Jane Austen and Mary Shelley and Their Sisters: Romantic Women's Fiction in Context and has written articles on many Romantic writers. Born in Philadelphia and educated in Pennsylvania, she teaches British Romanticism, the Gothic, the Bible as Literature, Mystery and Detective Fiction, and editing. Currently, she is studying Irish Romantic writers and their faith.