Susan Celia Greenfield is a Professor of English at Fordham University; author of Mothering Daughters: Novels and the Politics of Family Romance, Frances Burney to Jane Austen; editor of Sacred Shelter: Thirteen Journeys of Homelessness and Healing; and co-editor of Inventing Maternity: Politics, Science, and Literature, 1650–1865. She has also published many essays and short stories.