Dr. Donovan Condron teaches intermediate literature, rhetoric, and foundation courses courses in Arts and Humanities. Her research interests are an interdisciplinary mix of literature, history, and material culture. Areas of particular interest include urban identity in the early ninetheenth century, the gothic novel, women's writing, consumerism and consumption in literature, and fairy tales. In the summer of 2013, she was selected to be a summer scholar in the National Endowment for the Humanities seminar "Reassessing Romanticism." She is currently part of a team that is producing a digital archive of nineteenth-century writer Mary Russell Mitford's works and correspondence.