1 University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. • Lauren M. E. Goodlad is Director of the Unit for Criticism and Interpretive Theory, Professor of English, and Provost Fellow for Undergraduate Education at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. Her books include Victorian Literature the Victorian State: Character and Governance in a Liberal Society, Mad Men, Mad World: Sex, Politics, and the 1960s (co-edited with Lilya Kaganovsky and Robert A. Rushing), and The Victorian Geopolitical Aesthetic: Realism, Sovereignty, and Transnational Experience (forthcoming with Oxford UP). She is also the editor of and a contributor to an ongoing multi-authored series of posts on Seasons 4-7 of Mad Men on the Unit for Criticism’s weblog, Kritik.