Robin is currently an MA student in Literatures of Modernity at Ryerson University. In her undergrad at WIlfrid Laurier University she was a double-major in English and Sociology and minored in Medieval Studies. Her research interests include: 19th Century Children’s Literature, Monstrous Bodies, Medievalism, and Fairytales and Fantasy. More specifically, her research has focused on how resistive physical bodies that reject oppressive norms are often rendered monstrous. Currently, she is researching the representation of exotic animals in a series called “Zig-Zags at the Zoo” in The Strand.