Susan M. Griffin received her M.A. and Ph.D. from the University of Chicago. She is the editor of The Henry James Review (Johns Hopkins University Press) and author and editor of books on James, on anti-Catholicism, and on film. Her scholarship and teaching center on nineteenth-century American and British literature and culture, with a focus on fiction. She is an affiliated faculty member in Women & Gender Studies. She has taught courses on Toni Morrison, nineteenth-century ghost fictions, and "Scenes of Reading." She is also a member of the editorial board of Arizona Quarterly and the executive committee of the Henry James Society.