Andrew Ginger is Dean of Faculties at New College of the Humanities, London. Andrew studied at Trinity and Exeter College Oxford, where he was Queen Sofía Junior Research Fellow, and in 2010 was awarded the title of Officer of the Order of Isabella the Catholic for services to Spanish culture. He has held chairs at the universities of Stirling, Bristol and Birmingham. Andrew is a member of the Histopia research group on historical utopias, and is co-founder and co-lead of the Nineteenth-Century Hispanists Network. He works on interdisciplinary approaches to comparative cultural and historical study, especially with regards to the nineteenth century. He has published widely, including four monographs: Political Revolution and Literary Experiment in the Spanish Romantic Period (1999), Antonio Ros de Olano’s Experiments in Post-Romantic Prose (1857–1884): Between Romanticism and Modernism (2000), Painting and the Turn to Cultural Modernity in Spain: The Time of Eugenio Lucas Velázquez (1850–1870) (2007), Instead of Modernity: The Western Canon and the Incorporation of the Hispanic (c. 1850-75) (2020).