Ana-Karina Schneider is Associate Professor at Lucian Blaga University, Sibiu, holding a PhD in critical theory and Faulkner studies from Lucian Blaga University (2005), as well as a Diploma in American Studies from Smith College, MA, USA (2004). Her teaching expertise covers mainly English literature from the seventeenth century to the present, alongside literary criticism. She has published a book entitled Critical Perspectives in the Late Twentieth Century. William Faulkner: A Case Study, and a volume of lecture notes on the history of Anglo-American literary criticism (Lucian Blaga UP, 2006), as well as an assortment of articles on William Faulkner’s novelistic achievement and its critical reception, English prose fiction, stereotypes and reading practices. Dr Schneider has been Manuscript and Review Editor of American, British and Canadian Studies since its inception in 1999, Treasurer of the Academic Anglophone Society of Romania since 2005, Director of her Department’s Reading Group since 2002, and a contributor to the Literary Encyclopedia since 2007.