Marcia McClintock Folsom (email: email@example.com) is Professor of Literature and Chair of Humanities and Writing at Wheelock College in Boston. She is the editor of Approaches to Teaching Austen’s Pride and Prejudice and Approaches to Teaching Austen’s Emma. She is also the co-editor of Approaches to Teaching Austen's Mansfield Park. Her writing on Austen has been published in Persuasions and Persuasions On-Line, and she has spoken at national and regional JASNA meetings.
The Jane Austen Society of North America is dedicated to the enjoyment and appreciation of Jane Austen and her writing. JASNA is a nonprofit organization, staffed by volunteers, whose mission is to foster among the widest number of readers the study, appreciation, and understanding of Jane Austen’s works, her life, and her genius. We have over 5,000 members of all ages and from diverse walks of life. Although most live in the United States or Canada, we also have members in more than a dozen other countries.