Margaret Mills Harper got her first degree summa cum laude from Florida State University and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. After teaching at Ohio State University she became Professor in English and Women's Studies at Georgia State University (1989-2010). Since she is Glucksman Professor in Contemporary Writing in English at the University of Limerick, serving a semester as Visiting Professor at the Université de Lille 3 in 2015. She is the Director of the Yeats International Summer School and the President of the International Yeats Society. She regularly contributes to the Yeats Annual and has a huge number of publications on Yeats with Clemson, Oxford and Cambridge University Press. She published on Joyce with Palgrave Macmillan and contributed major articles on contemporary Irish literature to several outstanding journals of Irish literature. In September 2015 her long-awaited study on A Vision came out, coedited with Catherine Paul as Volume 14 of The Collected Works of W. B. Yeats. New York: Scribner. Besides being a leading academic, Meg is an accomplished musician in traditional and classical music.