Lauren Arrington is Professor of English at Maynooth University, where she also serves as Head of Department. She has held distinguished visiting fellowships at Boston College, Trinity College Dublin's Long Room Hub Arts and Humanities Research Institute, the Harry Ransom Center at the University of Texas at Austin, and Cambridge University's Centre for Research in the Arts, Social Sciences, and Humanities. From 2009 to 2019, she worked at the University of Liverpool, where she reached the rank of Professor of Modern Literature. She was Adrian Research Fellow in English at Darwin College Cambridge from 2008 to 2009. Her doctorate is from Oxford University. In addition to her scholarly books with Oxford University Press, Clemson University Press, and Princeton University Press, her writing has appeared in TLS and the Irish Times.