Staff profiles

All members of academic staff have individual profiles including information about their research interests, publications, responsibilities and contact details.

Academic Staff
Professor Pascale Aebischer Early modern drama in performance; Shakespeare in performance; early modern theatre history; film adaptations; Mike Figgis, Alex Cox, Derek Jarman. Streatham Campus, Exeter
Dr Fiona Allen Lecturer in History of Modern and Contemporary Art and Visual Culture (E&S) Streatham Campus, Exeter
Dr Niall Allsopp Early modern literature. English Civil War. Political and religious ideas. Marvell, Milton, Hobbes, Cavendish, Restoration Drama. Streatham Campus, Exeter
Dr Jason Baskin Senior Lecturer in Contemporary Literature Penryn Campus, Cornwall
Dr Emily Bernhard Jackson 19th-century literature (Romantic and Victorian); Lord Byron; literature and medicine; the embodied writer; composition and rhetoric Streatham Campus, Exeter
Dr John Bolin Theory of the novel; literature and emotion; literature and ethics; the idea of the literary; Postcolonial and 20th-century American literature Streatham Campus, Exeter
Professor Andy Brown Contemporary poetry; medical humanities; emergence theory and critical realism; ecopoetics Streatham Campus, Exeter
Dr Chris Campbell Senior Lecturer in Global Literatures Streatham Campus, Exeter
Dr Beci Carver Lecturer in 20th Century and/or 21st Century Literature Streatham Campus, Exeter
Dr Ranita Chatterjee Lecturer in Film Studies Streatham Campus, Exeter
Dr Lara Choksey Postdoctoral Research Associate Streatham Campus, Exeter
Dr John Clarke Creative writing: poetry and prose non-fiction; contemporary and Modernist poetry; text in participatory and public art situations; poetry and science; the poetry of rubbish, ecology and place; creative writing and the visual arts. Streatham Campus, Exeter
Dr Joseph Crawford British Romanticism, especially William Blake; Gothic fiction; the history of popular fiction; literature and politics in the long 18th century; occultism and conspiracy theory; the supernatural in literature Streatham Campus, Exeter
Dr Treasa De Loughry Lecturer in Global and World Literatures in English (E&R) Streatham Campus, Exeter
Professor Karen Edwards John Milton; early modern literature and science; Bible and literature Streatham Campus, Exeter
Dr Jo Esra Lecturer in Early Modern Literature (E&S) Streatham Campus, Exeter
Dr Chris Ewers Lecturer in Eighteenth Century Literature Streatham Campus, Exeter
Dr Des Fitzgerald Professor (E&R) - Wellcome Centre Streatham Campus, Exeter
Dr Abram Foley Lecturer in Literature and the Creative Industries Streatham Campus, Exeter
Dr Joanna Freer Lecturer in American Literature Streatham Campus, Exeter
Professor Jana Funke Late 19th- and early 20th-century literature; history of sexuality; sexual science; medical humanities; reception and historiography; queer theory and sexuality studies Streatham Campus, Exeter
Professor Regenia Gagnier Victorian and modern literature and culture, especially fin de siècle; interdisciplinary studies, especially science and technology, digital humanities; world literatures, globalization, and cultural translation Streatham Campus, Exeter
Dr Felicity Gee International modernisms; modernist and avant-garde film; Surrealism; cinematic magic realism; critical theory; museology and film exhibition; collage; Japanese film; 20th-century Japanese literature Streatham Campus, Exeter
Professor Gabriella Giannachi Performance, art and new media; virtual, augmented, and mixed reality; performance and new media documentation, exhibition and preservation; digital heritage; 21st century museums Streatham Campus, Exeter
Professor Marion Gibson Magic and witchcraft in literature; British paganism; identity politics Penryn Campus, Cornwall
Professor Jo Gill American literature and culture; modern poetry; life writing; suburbs Streatham Campus, Exeter
Professor Vesna Goldsworthy Professor in Creative Writing Streatham Campus, Exeter
Professor Jason Hall Poetry and poetics; Victorian literature and culture; 19th-century science and technology Penryn Campus, Cornwall
Professor Fiona Handyside Associate Professor in Film Studies Streatham Campus, Exeter
Professor Helen Hanson Film history; film style and technology; film sound and music; adaptation; gender issues Streatham Campus, Exeter
Dr Johanna Harris Renaissance literature; letter writing; 16th- and 17th-century religion and politics; women's writing; manuscripts Streatham Campus, Exeter
Professor Daisy Hay 18th- and 19th-century literature; relationship between literature, history and politics in 19th-century Britain; public/private selves in Romantic and post-Romantic literature; life-writing; histories of the archive; women’s writing and feminist biography Streatham Campus, Exeter
Dr Felicity Henderson Early-modern literature; manuscript studies; science; satire; intellectual history; translation; collections and material culture. Streatham Campus, Exeter
Dr Kate Hext Aestheticism; Modernist aesthetics; Henry James; 19th-century literature and philosophy Penryn Campus, Cornwall
Dr Naomi Howell 12th-century romance; tombs and memorials in literature; temporality Streatham Campus, Exeter
Professor Eddie Jones Medieval mystics; hermits and anchorites; late-medieval religious writing Streatham Campus, Exeter
Professor Nick Kaye Performance; post-war experimental arts; visual culture Streatham Campus, Exeter
Dr James Kelly Romanticism; Gothic fiction; Irish and Scottish literature; rhetoric and oratory. Penryn Campus, Cornwall
Professor Joe Kember Film theory; early and silent cinema; Victorian and Edwardian popular and visual cultures; cities Streatham Campus, Exeter
Professor Elliot Kendall Late medieval and early Tudor; aristocratic politics; exchange theory Streatham Campus, Exeter
Professor Tim Kendall Poetry and poetics; war writing (esp. WW1); archives Streatham Campus, Exeter
Ms Anna Kiernan Senior Lecturer in Creativity and Innovation (E&S) and Co-Director of MA Creativity Streatham Campus, Exeter
Dr Aimee Le Associate Lecturer in Creative Writing Penryn Campus, Cornwall
Professor James Lyons Contemporary American film and television; American indie culture (especially film, comics, and music); theories of popular culture and taste Streatham Campus, Exeter
Dr Kirsty Martin Literature and emotion; Modernism; happiness and the novel Streatham Campus, Exeter
Professor Nicholas McDowell Director of Research. Early-modern literature; literature and politics; literature and religion Streatham Campus, Exeter
Professor Andrew McRae Renaissance literature; literature and politics; literature and the environment Streatham Campus, Exeter
Dr Ellen McWilliams Contemporary women's fiction; the Bildungsroman; Irish, American, and Canadian literature; writing and diasporic identity Streatham Campus, Exeter
Dr Kate Montague Streatham Campus, Exeter
Dr Benedict Morrison Lecturer in Literature and Film (E&R) Streatham Campus, Exeter
Professor Sinéad Moynihan 20th-century literature; American literature; Irish literature; race; transnationalism Streatham Campus, Exeter
Professor Ayesha Mukherjee Early-modern British literature and culture; famine; dearth; ecology; environment; Mughal India. Streatham Campus, Exeter
Professor Sam North Writing technique; pedagogy; modern novel; plot Streatham Campus, Exeter
Dr Wendy O'Shea-Meddour Senior Lecturer in Creative Writing Streatham Campus, Exeter
Dr Melissa Oliver-Powell Lecturer (E&S) Streatham Campus, Exeter
Professor Joanne Parker Medievalism; the historical novel; national identities and myths Penryn Campus, Cornwall
Dr David Parry Streatham Campus, Exeter
Professor Vike Martina Plock Literary modernism; medicine; James Joyce; interwar women's writing; consumer culture; fashion Streatham Campus, Exeter
Professor John Plunkett Victorian literature; print media; popular visual culture and entertainment Streatham Campus, Exeter
Dr Natalie Pollard Modernist and Contemporary Anglophone Literature; Late Modernist Poetry Penryn Campus, Cornwall
Dr Aidan Power Lecturer (E&S) Streatham Campus, Exeter
Professor Henry Power 18th century; satire; novel (esp. Henry Fielding); classical reception; landscape Streatham Campus, Exeter
Dr Jane Poyner 20th-century and contemporary South African literature; postcolonial literature and theory Streatham Campus, Exeter
Dr Chloe Preedy Early modern drama; theatrical space; Christopher Marlowe; religious polemic; Machiavelli; early modern poetry and prose Penryn Campus, Cornwall
Dr Debra Ramsay Lecturer Streatham Campus, Exeter
Dr Simon Rennie 19th-century poetry; Chartist, radical, and working-class Victorian poetry; poetry and politics; poetic form and function Streatham Campus, Exeter
Professor Angelique Richardson Victorian Studies; literature and science, including Darwin, Eliot, Hardy, the New Woman, and Wells; medical humanities; evolutionary biology; sex and gender Streatham Campus, Exeter
Ms Deborah Rowland Senior Lecturer in Film Business (E&S) Streatham Campus, Exeter
Dr Andrew Rudd 18th-century and Romantic period literature; Romantic Orientalism; publishing and print culture; poetry of Robert Bloomfield Streatham Campus, Exeter
Mr David Salas Lecturer in Film Practice (E&S) Streatham Campus, Exeter
Professor Laura Salisbury Literary modernism; medical humanities; contemporary fiction; critical neuroscience; critical theory; poststructuralism; ethics; affect. Streatham Campus, Exeter
Professor Philip Schwyzer Shakespeare; memory; material culture; late medieval to early modern Streatham Campus, Exeter
Dr Rob Magnuson Smith Contemporary fiction; graveyards, memorials and epitaphs; dark comedy; literature in translation; innovations in narrative voice Penryn Campus, Cornwall
Dr Lisa Smithstead Feminist film historiography; interwar cinema; cinemagoing and audiences; women’s writing; middlebrow film and literature; film archives; stardom; fandom; adaptation Streatham Campus, Exeter
Dr Victoria Sparey Early modern literature; Shakespeare and his contemporaries; the body; life-cycles; identity; gender; medical discourses and popular engagement Streatham Campus, Exeter
Dr Florian Stadtler South Asian Writing in English, Black and Asian British Writing, Indian Popular Cinema/Bollywood, Postcolonial Literature and Theory, Caribbean Literature, the Twentieth Century Novel, World Literatures, Globalisation and Transcultural Studies. Streatham Campus, Exeter
Dr Mark Steven Critical theory; political economy; poetry and poetics; modern literature and cinema; social movements; revolutionary and militant imaginaries; the end of capitalism. Streatham Campus, Exeter
Dr Christopher Stokes Romantic poetry; literary theory; religion and literature; history of the self; history of the body Penryn Campus, Cornwall
Dr Richard Stones Senior Lecturer in Creativity Streatham Campus, Exeter
Dr Naya Tsentourou Lecturer in English Penryn Campus, Cornwall
Dr Rob Turner American literature; postmodernism; the epic; (in)authenticity; African American utopian and speculative fiction; the poetics of hip-hop Streatham Campus, Exeter
Professor Corinna Wagner Medical humanities; the body and visual culture; gothic literature Streatham Campus, Exeter
Dr Kate Wallis African literature and publishing; Black British publishing; print and digital cultures; global literary networks; literary festivals Streatham Campus, Exeter
Dr Ellen Wiles Lecturer in Creative Writing (E&R) Streatham Campus, Exeter
Professor Paul Williams Comics and graphic novels; race and ethnicity; post-apocalyptic fictions Streatham Campus, Exeter
Professor Linda Ruth Williams Professor in Film Studies Streatham Campus, Exeter
Professor Paul Young Victorian literature and culture; 19th-century globalization and imperialism; cultural theory Streatham Campus, Exeter
Dr Patricia Zakreski Art, aesthetics and design history; Victorian literature and culture; women and work Streatham Campus, Exeter
Research Staff
Dr Ivana Bicak Postdoctoral Research Fellow Streatham Campus, Exeter
Dr Arabella Currie Postdoctoral Research Fellow Streatham Campus, Exeter
Dr Michael Flexer Postdoctoral Research Fellow Streatham Campus, Exeter
Dr Francesca Franco Senior Research Fellow Streatham Campus, Exeter
Dr Jen Grove Associate Research Fellow Streatham Campus, Exeter
Dr Gill Partington Postdoctoral Research Associate Streatham Campus, Exeter
Miss Becky Rae Graduate Research Assistant Streatham Campus, Exeter
Dr Caroline Spearing Postdoctoral Research Fellow Streatham Campus, Exeter
Dr Elizabeth Williamson Digital humanities; early modern literature, especially drama; epistolary culture, diplomatic and political letters and early modern archives; textual scholarship, book history and digital publication Streatham Campus, Exeter
Royal Literary Fund Fellows
Helena Drysdale Royal Literary Fund Fellow Streatham Campus, Exeter
Tobias Jones Royal Literary Fund Fellow Streatham Campus, Exeter
Emeritus Professors
Professor Gerald Maclean Emeritus Professor Streatham Campus, Exeter
Professor Jane Spencer Emeritus Professor Streatham Campus, Exeter
Professor Helen Taylor Emeritus Professor Streatham Campus, Exeter
Honorary University Fellows
Ms Rebecca Alexander Honorary Research Fellow Streatham Campus, Exeter
Dr Anne Anderson Honorary Associate Professor Streatham Campus, Exeter
Dr William Barrett Honorary Associate Research Fellow Streatham Campus, Exeter
Dr Sophie Battell Honorary Research Fellow Penryn Campus, Cornwall
Mr John Cassy Honorary Professor Streatham Campus, Exeter
Dr Nicole Cochrane Streatham Campus, Exeter
Dr Isabelle Cosgrave Honorary Associate Research Fellow Streatham Campus, Exeter
Dr Richard Crangle Honoaray Associate Research Fellow Streatham Campus, Exeter
Mr Ken Dearsley Honorary Research Fellow Streatham Campus, Exeter
Dr Brian Edgar Honorary Research Fellow Streatham Campus, Exeter
Peter Faulkner Honorary University Fellow Streatham Campus, Exeter
Dr Sally Flint Honorary Research Fellow Streatham Campus, Exeter
Mr Anthony Fothergill Honorary University Fellow Streatham Campus, Exeter
Dr Francesca Franco Honorary Senior Research Fellow Streatham Campus, Exeter
Dr James Green Honorary Research Fellow Streatham Campus, Exeter
Professor Nick Groom Honorary Professor Streatham Campus, Exeter
Seth Honnor Honorary University Fellow Streatham Campus, Exeter
Mr Mark Kermode Honorary Professor Streatham Campus, Exeter
Ms Emma Laws Honorary Associate Research Fellow Streatham Campus, Exeter
Dr Bob Lawson-Peebles Honorary University Fellow Streatham Campus, Exeter
Dr Song Hwee Lim Honorary Professor Streatham Campus, Exeter
Dr Robert Mack Honorary University Fellow Streatham Campus, Exeter
Dame Hilary Mantel Honorary Professor Streatham Campus, Exeter
Dr Margaret Markwick Honorary University Fellow Streatham Campus, Exeter
Mr Alan Martin Honorary Research Fellow Streatham Campus, Exeter
Professor Inna Matyushina Honorary University Fellow Streatham Campus, Exeter
Mr Simon Mayo Honorary Professor Streatham Campus, Exeter
Mr Robert McCrum Honorary Professor Streatham Campus, Exeter
Dr Gillian Moore Honorary Research Fellow Streatham Campus, Exeter
Dr Judith Morgane Streatham Campus, Exeter
Mr Bertrand Moullier Honorary Research Fellow Streatham Campus, Exeter
Dr Alan Munton Honorary University Fellow Streatham Campus, Exeter
Dr Charlotte Nicholls Honorary Research Fellow Streatham Campus, Exeter
Dr Maya Parmar Honorary Research Fellow Streatham Campus, Exeter
Dr Deborah Robinson Honorary Research Fellow Streatham Campus, Exeter
Ms Deborah Rowland Honorary Research Fellow Streatham Campus, Exeter
Professor Rick Rylance Honorary Research Fellow Streatham Campus, Exeter
Dr Lesa Scholl Honorary Research Fellow Streatham Campus, Exeter
Dr Suzanne Steele Honorary Research Fellow Streatham Campus, Exeter
Ian Venables Honorary University Fellow Streatham Campus, Exeter
Ms Gaby Wijers Honorary University Fellow Streatham Campus, Exeter
Dr John Withrington Honorary Research Fellow Streatham Campus, Exeter
Dr Margaret Yoon Honorary Research Fellow Streatham Campus, Exeter