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English BA (Hons) academic staff

In the latest national research assessment exercise (‘Research Excellence Framework 2014’), over 70% of our research outputs and activities were rated as world-leading or internationally excellent in terms of originality, significance and rigour. This means that you will be taught by tutors who are recognised as leaders in their field. English BA (Hons) also achieved 100% overall satisfaction in the National Student Survey 2017, with top scores in Teaching Quality, Assessment and Course Organisation.

Professor Siobhan Keenan
Professor of Shakespeare and Renaissance Literature
Shakespeare; Renaissance Drama; Theatre History; Early Modern Women's Writing

Professor Deborah Cartmell
Professor of English Literature / Director of the Centre for Adaptations
Shakespeare; Screen Adaptations; Renaissance 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 / English Programme Leader 
Malory and Arthurian Literature, Medieval Literature, Textual Studies, Digital Humanities

Professor Andy Mousley
Emeritus Professor
Critical theory; Humanism; Post-humanism; Renaissance Literature; Autobiography

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 Joe Phelan Professor of Nineteenth-century Literature
19th Century Poetry; Colonial Writing; Anglo-Italian Literary and Cultural Relations

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

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

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

Dr Sinéad Mooney
Senior Lecturer in English
Samuel Beckett; Modernism; Irish Literature; Women's Writing; Gothic

Dr Paul Brown
Lecturer in English
Shakespeare; Theatre History; Early Modern Drama; Digital Humanities; Literary Biography.

Dr Anna Blackwell
VC2020 Lecturer
Shakespeare; adaptation; early modern drama; Hollywood; social media; internet culture

Screen Adaptations: Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice - Deborah Cartmell

Re-Humanising Shakespeare - Andy Mousley


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