Dr Ellen McWilliams
Telephone: 01392 724274
Ellen’s teaching and research interests are in the fields of Irish literature, North American literature, women’s writing, and writing and diasporic identity.
She has written two monographs, Margaret Atwood and the Female Bildungsroman (2009) and Women and Exile in Contemporary Irish Fiction (2013), and is in the early stages of two new linked projects: Transatlantic Relations: Constructions of Irishness in North American Women’s Writing and Irish-American Women Writers and New York Magazines. She is currently working on a series of articles on the short fiction of Maeve Brennan.
She has received a number of awards for research, including an AHRC Fellowship (2011-2012) and a Fulbright Scholar Award (2012).