Rachel is a Ph.D. student in the English Department at the University of Rochester. She studies eighteenth-century literature, and especially enjoys novels of sensibility and the Romantic Poets. She also is interested in the digital humanities, editorial theory, and textual criticism.
Rachel is a project assistant for the William Blake Archive, where she proofreads manuscript transcriptions and tries to learn XML. She contributes to The Cynic Sang (the (un)official blog of the William Blake Archive).