Kelly Rich is Assistant Professor of English at Harvard University. Her research and teaching interests include the twentieth- and twenty-first century novel, law and the humanities, wars and their afterlives, and transnational kinship. She is currently working on her book manuscript, States of Repair: Institutions of Private Life in the Postwar Anglophone Novel, which studies Britain’s transition from warfare to welfare and its influence on the literary imagination. Her work has appeared in journals including ELH, Modern Fiction Studies, and Law, Culture, and the Humanities.