Karen Bourrier is an Assistant Professor in the English department at the University of Calgary. Her research interests include Victorian literature and culture, disability studies, the digital humanities, and women’s writing. Her book, The Measure of Manliness: Disability and Masculinity in Victorian Fiction, has just been published with the University of Michigan Press. Bourrier’s articles have appeared in journals such as Victorian Literature and Culture andNineteenth-Century Contexts. She has edited a special issue of Women’s Writing on the best-selling Victorian author, Dinah Craik. She is project director of a digital resource peer-reviewed by NINESNineteenth-Century Disability: Cultures and Contexts. She received her PhD from Cornell University in 2009, and has also taught at Boston University.