The Collected Works of Harriet Beecher Stowe (CWHBS) has commissioned Maire Mullins to edit The Pearl of Orr’s Island. Mullins is Professor of English and the Blanche E. Seaver Professor of Humanities and Teacher Education at Pepperdine University. Mullins has served as chair of the humanities and teacher education division at Pepperdine University, and as chair of the English and foreign languages department at Saint Xavier University in Chicago. From 2005-2012 she served as editor of the journal Christianity and Literature. Mullins was named a Fulbright Scholar to Japan and taught at Tokyo Christian Women’s University and Tokyo Gakugei University. Mullins’s areas of expertise include Walt Whitman, Hannah Whitman Heyde, digital humanities, religion and literature, and gender studies. In addition to her many articles, she is the editor of The Selected Letters of Hannah Whitman Heyde, published in Scholarly Editing, the Annual of the Association for Documentary Editing (2016).