Robert Morrison is a British Academy Global Professor at Bath Spa University, and a Queen's National Scholar at Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario. He is the author of The Regency Revolution: Jane Austen, Napoleon, Lord Byron and the Making of the Modern World (London: Atlantic, 2019), which The Economist named one of its 2019 Books of the Year, and which was shortlisted for the Historical Writers’ Association prize for the best in non-fiction historical writing. In North America, the book was published under the title The Regency Years, during which Jane Austen Writes, Napoleon Fights, Byron Makes Love and Britain Becomes Modern (New York: W. W. Norton, 2019). Morrison is also author of The English Opium-Eater: A Biography of Thomas De Quincey (London: Weidenfeld and Nicolson, 2009; New York: Pegasus, 2010), which was shortlisted for the James Tait Black Prize for Biography. With Daniel Sanjiv Roberts, he edited Romanticism and Blackwood’s Magazine: “An Unprecedented Phenomenon” (2013), and Thomas De Quincey: New Theoretical and Critical Directions (2008). With Chris Baldick, he edited The Vampyre and Other Tales of the Macabre (1997) and Tales of Terror from Blackwood’s Magazine for Oxford World's Classics. Visit him at robertjhmorrison.com.