Stephanie Trigg is Redmond Barry Distinguished Professor of English. She holds an Honours Degree and a PhD in English from the Department of English at the University of Melbourne and a B.Litt. degree in Philosophy and Social Theory from Melbourne. She was awarded the University of Melbourne's Woodward Medal for Research Excellence in the Humanities and Social Sciences in 2004, and the Faculty of Arts Award for Excellence in Teaching in 2003. In 2005, she was Visiting Hurst Professor in the Department of English and American Literature at Washington University in Saint Louis. In 2009 she was Distinguished Lecturer, New York University. In 2013 she was Distinguished Lecturer at New York University, and Visiting Fellow, Queen Mary, University of London and in 2016 Research Fellow at Columbia University. She was elected a Fellow of the Australian Academy of the Humanities in 2006, and from 2008-2011 she was a Trustee of the New Chaucer Society. She is currently a member of the Advisory Board of the John Rylands Research Institute at the University of Manchester. In 2008 she received the Patricia Grimshaw Award for Excellence in Mentoring, and an Award for Teaching Excellence in Arts and Humanities from the Australian Teaching and Learning Council. Stephanie was one of ten foundational Chief Investigators and one of four Program Leaders in the Australian Research Council Centre of Excellence for the History of Emotions (UWA), 2011-18, and currently leads the Melbourne node of the Centre.