Katie Barclay is a Research Fellow in the ARC Centre for Excellence in the History of Emotions, University of Adelaide. She is the author of Love, Intimacy and Power: Marriage and Patriarchy in Scotland, 1650-1850 (Manchester University Press, 2011), winner of both the Women’s History Network Book Prize and the Senior Hume Brown Prize for Scottish History. She has written widely on emotions, family life and childhood, particularly in Scotland and Ireland. With Deborah Simonton, she has recently edited a collection on Women in Eighteenth-Century Scotland: Intimate, Intellectual and Public Lives (Ashgate, 2013), and is currently working with her on a Routledge History Handbook of Gender & the Urban Experience. She was previously Administrator of the group blog, Women’s History Network Blog, and she currently tweets @KatieEBarclay.