Representing Childhood Contributors


Troy Boone
An associate professor of English at the University of Pittsburgh. He is the author of Youth of Darkest England: Working-Class Children at the Heart of Victorian Empire (Routledge, 2005). He has also published articles on Daniel Defoe, George Bernard Shaw, Bram Stoker, Joseph Conrad, and the Nancy Drew mysteries.

Lori M. Campbell
Earned her doctorate in English from Duquesne University and teaches courses in literature and composition at the University of Pittsburgh. Her specialization in nineteenth- and twentieth-century British and American literature includes teaching and publications in children’s literature, Romantic and Victorian fiction, fantasy, folklore, and cultural studies.

Marah Gubar
An assistant professor of English at the University of Pittsburgh. Her publications include articles on Lewis Carroll, Juliana Ewing, E. Nesbit, E. B. White, Lucy Maud Montgomery, and Jack Gantos. She is currently at work on a book entitled Artful Dodgers: The Child as Collaborator in Victorian Children’s Fiction.

David Holzemer
Instructional Technologist at the Center for Instructional Development and Distance Education. Lead artist, interface designer and programmer for this project.

Andrew O’Malley
An associate professor of English at the University of Winnipeg. His book, The Making of the Modern Child: Children’s Literature and Childhood in the Late Eighteenth Century, was published by Routledge in 2003. Currently, he is working on a study of “Robinsonades” and their cultural and ideological uses from the eighteenth century to the present.

Nicholas Orme
A professor of history at Exeter University, UK. He is the author of Medieval Children (Yale UP, 2001) and Medieval Schools (Yale UP, forthcoming).

Christopher Rovee
An assistant professor of English at Stanford University, where he teaches courses on eighteenth- and nineteenth-century literature. His book, Imagining the Gallery: The Social Body of British Romanticism, is forthcoming from Stanford University Press.

Anastasia Ulanowicz
A doctoral candidate at the University of Pittsburgh. She is currently completing her dissertation, entitled Ghost Images: Representations of Second-Generation Memory in Contemporary Children’s Literature.

Michael Witmore
An associate professor of English at Carnegie Mellon University. His book, Culture of Accidents: Unexpected Knowledges in Early Modern England (Stanford UP, 2001) received the Perkins Prize for the study of narrative in 2003. He is also co-editor, with Andrea Immel, of the forthcoming Childhood and Children’s Books in Early Modern Europe, 1550-1800 (Routledge, 2005). He is finishing a book on child witnesses, performers and prodigies in the English Renaissance.