Allison Dushane is Associate Professor and Director of the MA Program in English in the Department of English and Modern Languages at Angelo State University. Her research and teaching interests include eighteenth and nineteenth century literature, aesthetic theory, science studies, and posthumanism. She is co-editor, with Adam Komisaruk, of the first complete scholarly edition of Erasmus Darwin’s The Botanic Garden (Routledge 2017). She has published articles on Erasmus Darwin, Samuel Taylor Coleridge, William Wordsworth, Jean-Jacques Rousseau, and William Blake. She is finishing a book manuscript titled The Romantic Event: Matter, Agency, and Aesthetic Form.