Dr David Glover is Senior Lecturer in English at the University of Southampton where he teaches courses on cultural theory, Irish literature, and Victorian and Edwardian literature and culture. He has taught at a number of universities in Britain, Canada, and the USA and has been a Resident Fellow at the Humanities Institute, State University of New York at Stony Brook (1992) and a Visiting Fellow at the American Bar Foundation, Chicago (2003). His books include Vampires, Mummies, and Liberals: Bram Stoker and the Politics of Popular Fiction (Duke University Press, 1996), Genders (with Cora Kaplan; Routledge, 2000 & 2009) and he has recently co-edited The Cambridge Companion to Popular Fiction (2012). His latest book Literature, Immigration, and Diaspora in Fin-de-siècle England: A Cultural History of the 1905 Aliens Act will be published by Cambridge University Press in 2012. He has twice served as Editor of new formations: a journal of culture/theory/politics (1997-2001 and with Scott McCracken 2004-8) and he is also an Advisory Editor for English, Text, Construction and The Irish Journal of Gothic and Horror Studies. He has contributed to The Cambridge History of Twentieth-Century Literature (2004), The New Oxford Dictionary of National Biography (2004), The Oxford History of the Novel in English (2010) and his essays have appeared in a wide range of journals and edited collections. His current research looks at the role of historical and literary representations in the transition to modern citizenship.