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**About the Author**

**Sloan Evans Despeaux** is an associate professor of mathematics at Western Carolina University in Cullowhee, North Carolina. Besides teaching a wide range of mathematics courses, she teaches courses in the history of mathematics and an upper-level perspective on the history of the Scientific Revolution. Her research interests include nineteenth-century mathematics, mathematicians, and scientific journals in Britain. Her most recent publication is “Mathematics Sent Across the Channel and the Atlantic: Nineteenth-Century British Mathematical Contributions to International Scientific Journals” (*Annals of Science* 65 (1) (2008): 73-99) and she has contributed a chapter on Victorian mathematical journals and societies to a forthcoming volume on Victorian mathematics to be published by Oxford University Press.