Heather Witcher is an Assistant Professor in the Department of English and Philosophy. Her teaching and research focus on nineteenth-century British poetics, collaboration, and sociability, as well as archival theory and digital humanities. Alongside British Literature II, she teaches courses on Victorian poetry, with special focus on archives and digital creation. She is the author of Collaborative Writing in the Long Nineteenth Century: Sympathetic Partnerships and Artistic Creation (Cambridge, 2022), and the co-editor of Defining Pre-Raphaelite Poetics (Palgrave, 2020). She was the 2016 Amy P. Goldman Fellow in Pre-Raphaelite Studies. Her current projects focus on Pre-Raphaelite poetry and mapping Pre-Raphaelite influence in 19th century Chelsea.