Antony Hasler was born in north London and educated at Gonville and Caius College (B.A., 1984; M.A., 1988) and Girton College (Ph.D., 1996), University of Cambridge. He joined Saint Louis University’s Department of English in 1995, and held visiting posts at the Karl-Franzens-Universitat in Graz, Austria (1984-85) and Indiana University, Bloomington (1994-95). His main research is on the medieval and Renaissance literatures of England and Scotland, especially (but not exclusively) on the period between the late fourteenth and mid-sixteenth centuries. Additional areas of interest include Scottish literature to the present, in particular the writing of Scott, Hogg and their contemporaries; comparative literature; poetry and translation (mostly German-English); psychoanalytic theory. He is American editor of the Renaissance section of Blackwell Publishing’s online journal Literature Compass, and an advisory member of the International Committee of the Association of Scottish Literary Studies.