Professor Tim Kendall
Tim Kendall was born in Plymouth in 1970. He read English at Christ Church, Oxford, and completed his D. Phil on Northern Irish poetry in 1994. After holding several short-term teaching posts in Oxford, he became the Sir James Knott Research Fellow at the University of Newcastle. In 1997 he was appointed to his first permanent post, at the University of Bristol. He joined Exeter as Professor of English Literature in 2006, and served as Head of Department from 2009 to 2013. He was Director of Research in 2014.