Dr Kirsty Martin
Telephone: 01392 724325
Kirsty Martin studied as an undergraduate and a postgraduate at the University of Oxford, receiving her first degree from Pembroke College, Oxford, and her M St and D Phil from Linacre College, Oxford. She was elected to a non-stipendiary Junior Research Fellowship at Linacre College in 2009. From 2007 onwards she taught for a range of Oxford colleges and visiting student schemes, and in 2011-2012 held a teaching lectureship at Christ Church, Oxford. She joined Exeter as a lecturer in September 2012.
Her research concerns literature, emotion and medicine, with a particular emphasis on nineteenth- and twentieth-century literature. Her first book Modernism and the Rhythms of Sympathy: Vernon Lee, Virginia Woolf, D. H. Lawrence, was published by Oxford University Press in 2013. She is currently writing about literature and happiness.