Sophia Andres, Ph.D., is Professor of English and Kathlyn Cosper Dunagan Professor in the Humanities at The University of Texas of the Permian Basin where she teaches Romantic, Victorian, Modern and Postmodern British fiction, Literature and Art, and Literature and Mythology. Through the years, she has demonstrated leadership in education, fostered classroom innovation and promoted interdisciplinary educational perspectives. Dr. Andres has been distinguished and honored for her outstanding teaching and scholarship with numerous local and state awards. She is the author of The Pre-Raphaelite Art of the Victorian Novel: Narrative Challenges to Visual Gendered Boundaries and numerous articles and book chapters. Currently she is working on two books, tentatively titled, "Poetry in Painting: The Lyrical Voice of Pre-Raphaelite Paintings" and the "Pre-Raphaelite Phantoms in the Modern Novel."