Kathryn Temple, J.D., Ph.D., is an associate professor and former chair of the Department of English at Georgetown University. Her first book, Scandal Nation, examined the relationship between legal regulations concerning authorship and national identity. Her second book, Loving Justice, is scheduled for completion in the Spring of 2016. Interested in the relationship between affect and institutional structures, she has published essays in such venues as Eighteenth Century Fiction, Eighteenth-Century Theory and Interpretation and Law, and Culture and the Humanities. Other projects include outreach to non-traditional students through her website, altstudentsuccess.com, and her work on “Connected Academics,” an MLA/Mellon funded project to rethink doctoral education in the humanities. She has been at Georgetown since 1994.