Alison Rukavina is an assistant professor in the Department of English. Rukavina (Ph.D., University of Alberta, 2007) specializes in 19th century British and colonial literature and print culture. She is particularly interested in the transnational and global circulation of books and people in the 19th century. She published “The Development of the International Book Trade, 1870-1895: Tangled Networks” in 2010 and is currently writing her second book on iconic Canadian Mountie Sam Steele and the dysfunctional publishing history of his memoir. Reviews editor for the Bibliographical Society of Canada’s journal, she has published on the 19th century international book trade, 19th century Australian and British book trades, Canadian print culture and book history, social network theory, and author/publisher relations.