Dr. Robertson is currently a professor of English and has been teaching at Troy University since 2003. He earned his doctorate from the University of Tulsa in 2003 in British Romantic literature with special emphasis on women's writing and transtlantic/transnational confluences. He was a Folger Fellow in 2005 and 2006. He is the co-editor of The Sea in the Literary Imagination: Global Perspectives (Cambridge Scholars, 2019) and editor of Romantic Sustainability: Endurance and the Natural World, 1780-1830 (Lexington, 2016; reissued in paperback 2017) and The Travel Writings of John Moore, 4 volumes (Pickering & Chatto, 2014). He is the author of Elizabeth Inchbald's Reputation: A Publishing and Reception History (Pickering & Chatto, 2013) and Inchbald, Hawthorne and the Romantic Moral Romance (Pickering & Chatto, 2010), and he is editor of The Diaries of Elizabeth Inchbald, 3 volumes (Pickering & Chatto, 2007). He is also the general editor for Themes of Conflict in the Nineteenth- and Twentieth-Century Literature of the American South: The Proceedings of the 2004 Conflict in Southern Writing Conference (Mellen, 2007) and Conflict in Southern Writing (ATSP, 2006). He has published a number of journal articles, book reviews, and encyclopedia entries, and he is a member of several national and international academic associations.
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