Emily Todd’s research focuses on nineteenth-century American literature, transatlantic literary studies, and publishing and reading history. With Denise Kohn and Sarah Meer, Professor Todd edited a collection of essays Transatlantic Stowe: Harriet Beecher Stowe and European Culture (Iowa UP, 2006), and she has also published articles on the publishing and reading history of Walter Scott’s novels in nineteenth-century America. She enjoys teaching courses in her research area as well as in all periods of American literature. She has also taught several Composition courses, including a thematic course focused on writing about childhood and honors sections of both Composition I and II. She is currently department chair, and she is also a member of the Association of Departments of English (ADE) Executive Committee. Before becoming department chair, she served for many years as the coordinator of Westfield State’s Faculty Center, which she helped to establish in 2000.