Lee Person is the author of Aesthetic Headaches: Women and a Masculine Poetics in Poe, Melville, and Hawthorne (Univ. of Georgia Press, 1988), Henry James and the Suspense of Masculinity (Univ. of Pennsylvania Press, 2003), and The Cambridge Introduction to Nathaniel Hawthorne (2007). He is the editor of the Norton Critical Editon of Hawthorne's The Scarlet Letter and Other Writings (2005), A Historical Guide to James Fenimore Cooper (Oxford Univ. Press, 2007), and co-editor of Hawthorne and Melville: Writing a Relationship (Univ. of Georgia Press, 2008) and Roman Holidays: American Writers and Artists in Nineteenth-Century Italy (Univ. of Iowa Press, 2002). An affiliate faculty member in the Department of Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, he teaches courses on 19th-century American literature, gender and sexuality, and literature and the environment.