Laura Helen Marks is a Postdoctoral Fellow at Tulane University in New Orleans. She earned her doctorate from Louisiana State University. Her work on pornographic genre, adaptation, and neo-Victorian studies has appeared in Sexualities, Phoebe, and Neo-Victorian Cities, and is forthcoming in Porn Studies and From Porno Chic to the Sex Wars: The Destabilization of American Culture and Politics in the 1970s. Marks is also a regular contributor to the adult film oral history podcast, The Rialto Report. She is currently completing her book manuscript, Porning the Victorians: Erotic Adaptations and Gothic Desire.