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Mary Lowe-Evans, Professor and Chair of the Department of English and Foreign Languages at the University of West Florida in Pensacola, Florida, was educated at Saint Mary’s Dominican College in New Orleans, the University of Mississippi, and the University of Miami which awarded her a Ph.D., in 1987. She has written two books, Crimes Against Fecundity: Joyce and Population Control (1989), and Frankenstein: Mary Shelley’s Wedding Guest (1993) and edited Critical Essays on Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley (1998). Another book, Catholic Nostalgia in Joyce and Company, is currently under review. She has also contributed articles and reviews to scholarly journals including The James Joyce Quarterly, The Journal of Modern Literature, Studies In Short Fiction, English Literature in Transition, and Studies In the Novel. Her essays also appear in several collections including Gender In Joyce , The Comic Tradition in Irish Women Writers, Twenty-First Joyce , and Joyce on the Threshold, all published by the University Press of Florida. Her current work-in-progress Catholic Nostalgia in Joyce and Company, considers the implications and interactions of the Catholic “turns” and returns in the works of Joyce, Fitzgerald, Flannery O’Connor, and Thomas Merton. She is a member of The American Conference on Irish Studies, The American Association of University Women, The National Council of Teachers of English and The Modern Language Association. From August 1993 - August 1996 she served as Associate Dean, College of Arts and Social Sciences and Director of the Women’s Studies Program at The University of West Florida.