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English Academic Staff


Dr Andy Mousley|
Reader in Critical Theory and Renaissance Literature / Programme Leader for English
Critical theory; Humanism; Post-humanism; Renaissance Literature; Autobiography

Dr Kathleen Bell|
Principal Lecturer in English and Creative Writing
Working Class Writing; the 1930s; W.H. Auden; Crime Fiction; Creative Writing

Dr Mark Bland|
Senior Lecturer in English
Ben Jonson; 17th Poetry and Drama; Bibliography and Textual Studies

Professor Deborah Cartmell|
Professor of English Literature / Director of the Centre for Adaptations
Shakespeare; Screen Adaptations; Renaissance Poetry

Dr Philip Cox|
Head of the School of Humanities
Romantic Poetry and Prose

Dr Jane Dowson|
Reader in 20th Century Literature / Programme Leader for English
Poetry; Women’s Writing; 20th Century Women’s Poetry

Professor Gabriel Egan|
Professor of Shakespeare Studies
Shakespeare; Theatre History; Analytical Bibliography; Digital Humanities; Ecocriticism

Professor Tim Fulford|
Professor of English
Romanticism and eighteenth-Century Writing. Textual Editing. Science. Colonialism. Native American Studies

Dr Takako Kato|
Senior Lecturer in English and Digital Humanities
Malory and Arthurian Literature, Medieval Literature, Textual Studies, Digital Humanities

Dr Siobhan Keenan|
Senior Lecturer in English
Shakespeare; Renaissance Drama; Theatre History; Early Modern Women's Writing  

Dr Deborah Mutch|
Senior Lecturer in English
Serialised British Socialist Fiction (1880-1914); Late-19th/Early-20th Political Fiction; Theories of the Periodical; Working-Class Writing; Digital Archivism; the Gothic

Professor Joseph Phelan|
Reader in 19th Century Literature
19th Century Poetry; Colonial Writing; Anglo-Italian Literary and Cultural Relations 

Dr Hila Shachar|
Lecturer in English Literature
Adaptations; Nineteenth-Century British Literature and Culture; Romanticism; The Brontës; Neo-Victorian Studies; Screen and Adaptation Studies; Film Studies; Feminism and Gender Studies; Popular Culture and Fiction; Ballet and Dance

Professor Dominic Shellard|
Professor of English / Vice-Chancellor
Post-War British Theatre; the British Library Theatre Archive Project 

Dr Alice Wood|
Lecturer in English
20th Century Literature; Modernism; Virginia Woolf; Genetic Criticism; Periodical Studies

Creative Writing Academic Staff

Simon Perril|
Programme Leader / Subject Leader for Creative Writing
Creative Writing, and contemporary Anglo-American poetry and poetics, with particular leanings towards the ‘experimental’ (Modernism, Avant-Garde, Postmodernism, Linguistically Innovative, Late Modernist, British Poetry Revival)

Will Buckingham|
Senior Lecturer
Fiction, creative writing, philosophy, phenomenology, ethics, Emmanuel Levinas, Chinese thought, Buddhist thought, philosophy and writing in cross-cultural perspective

English Language Academic Staff

Dr Alison Gibbons|
Senior Lecturer in Stylistics, English Language and Literature
Stylistics and Cognitive Poetics; Multimodality and Multimodal Literature; Contemporary Literature; Experimental Literature; Language, Literature, and Globalisation; Altermodernist Literature

Dr Anu Koskela|
Lecturer in English Language
Lexical semantics; Lexicography; Cognition; Conceptual metonymy

Dr Keith Scott
Subject Leader
Rhetoric, persuasion and influence; 'Social engineering'; Popular culture; Cultural transmission

Affiliated Staff

Dr David Gomez Amezcua
Visiting lecturer from the University of San Pablo in Madrid (January 2013)
Northrop Frye

Dr Damir Arsenijevic|
Early Career Leverhulme Research Fellow 
Literature of Bosnia and Herzogovinia; Trauma studies; cultural theory

Professor Peter Davidson
Professor Emeritus
George Orwell; Textual and Bibliographical Studies; British Drama

Professor Andrew Davies
Visiting Professor
Adaptations for film and television

Dr Brett Hirsch|
Research Fellow (Western Australia)
Shakespeare; Renaissance Drama; Literary and Cultural History; Scholarly Editing; Digital Humanities

Dr Sinéad Mooney
Research fellow in English (2014-15)
Modernism, Irish literature, particularly the work of Samuel Beckett, and women’s writing

Professor Judy Simons|
Professor Emeritus
Women’s Studies; Children’s Literature; Autobiography

Dr Lindsey Scott
Honorary Fellow
Adaptation theory; writing and screening the body; horror cinema, Gothic literature and film, Shakespeare

Professor Eckart Voigts-Virchow
Honorary Fellow (Siegen University)
Adaptations; contemporary British drama

Professor Imelda Whelehan
Visiting Professor (Tasmania)
Film and literature; adaptations; feminist theory and practice

Royal Literary Fellows

Jane Adams 2005-09
Susan Price 2009-12
Ian Parks  2012-

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