Leeann Hunter

Leeann Hunter received her PhD in English from the University of Florida. Her dissertation examines the relationship between bankruptcy and the rise of the Victorian daughter as social entrepreneur. In her research on the Victorian period, she focuses on the economics of the family, the machinery of social relationships, and the emotional impact of financial disasters. Her article “Communities Built from Ruins: Social Economics in Victorian Narratives of Bankruptcy,” appears in the Fall/Winter 2011 issue of Women’s Studies Quarterly.