Dr Ana Martins


Ana is a Portuguese native speaker with a BA from the University of Coimbra, and an MA and PhD from the University of Manchester. After submitting her PhD thesis in November 2009 she took up a teaching appointment at  the University of Cambridge in January 2010, and a Bye-fellowship (senior academic member) at Queens’ College, Cambridge. Ana was invited to teach at King's College London (KCL) in 2012-13. She was awarded a Visiting Scholarship in Portuguese Studies in October 2012 by the Charles Boxer Chair and the Camões Centre at KCL, which coincided with the publication of her monograph, Magic Stones and Flying Snakes: Gender and the Postcolonial Exotic in the work of Paulina Chiziane and Lídia Jorge (Oxford: Peter Lang 2012). She took up a Lectureship in Portuguese at the University of Exeter in 2013.