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The Department of English and Related Literature is home to over 55 members of academic staff.

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Dr Boriana Alexandrova

Senior Lecturer

Research interests:

  • Gender and Women's Studies
  • Irish Literature and Irish Studies

Senior Lecturer in Modern Literature

Chair, Board of Examiners

Research interests:

  • Gender and Women's Studies
  • Modern and Contemporary
  • Poetry and Poetics
  • Translation
  • Visual and Material Culture

Professor

Head of Department

Research interests:

  • Eighteenth Century and Romantic
  • Gender and Women's Studies
  • Visual and Material Culture

Senior Lecturer

Research interests:

  • Gender and Women's Studies
  • Modern and Contemporary

Lecturer in American Literature and Culture

Deputy Chair, Board of Studies

Research interests:

  • American Literature
  • Film Studies
  • Modern and Contemporary

Professor

Research interests:

  • Modern and Contemporary
  • Victorian

Senior Lecturer in Contemporary Writing and Culture

Deputy Admissions Tutor and Publicity Officer

Research interests:

  • American Literature
  • Creative Writing
  • Film Studies
  • Modern and Contemporary
  • Poetry and Poetics

Dr Jonathan Brockbank

Lecturer

Research interests:

  • Modern and Contemporary

Professor

Research interests:

  • Irish Literature and Irish Studies
  • Modern and Contemporary
  • Poetry and Poetics
  • Victorian

Senior Lecturer (Associate Professor) in Medieval Latin Literature

Co-Director of Medieval Research School, and Programme Leader, English/Politics Combined Course Programme

Research interests:

  • Classical Literature
  • Environmental Humanities
  • Histories of the Book
  • Medieval

Professor

Research interests:

  • Creative Writing
  • Global and Postcolonial
  • Medieval
  • Poetry and Poetics
  • Translation

Lecturer

Careers and Employability Coordinator, and Programme Leader, English/History Combined Course Programme

Research interests:

  • American Literature
  • Eighteenth Century and Romantic
  • Gender and Women's Studies
  • Victorian

Lecturer

Programme Leader, English/History of Art Combined Course Programme

Research interests:

  • Creative Writing
  • Gender and Women's Studies
  • Global and Postcolonial
  • Modern and Contemporary
  • Poetry and Poetics
  • Translation

Senior Lecturer

Research interests:

  • Histories of the Book
  • Medieval
  • Translation

Senior Lecturer

Impact Officer

Research interests:

  • Creative Writing
  • Eighteenth Century and Romantic
  • Gender and Women's Studies

Professor

Research interests:

  • Gender and Women's Studies
  • Irish Literature and Irish Studies
  • Modern and Contemporary

Student Wellbeing Officer

Dedicated Timetabling Officer

Professor

Research interests:

  • Histories of the Book
  • Renaissance

Professor of Eighteenth Century and Romantic Literature

Research interests:

  • Eighteenth Century and Romantic

Printer In Residence

nick@effrapress.co.uk

Thin Ice Press Room

Senior Lecturer

Research interests:

  • American Literature
  • Gender and Women's Studies
  • Global and Postcolonial
  • Modern and Contemporary

Research interests:

  • Histories of the Book
  • Renaissance

Lecturer in Renaissance Literature

Royal Literary Fund Fellow Coordinator/Writers at York Coordinator

Research interests:

  • Gender and Women's Studies
  • Queer Studies
  • Renaissance

Lecturer

Chair, Library and IT Sub-Committee

Research interests:

  • Creative Writing
  • Environmental Humanities
  • Film Studies
  • Gender and Women's Studies
  • Global and Postcolonial
  • Modern and Contemporary
  • Visual and Material Culture

Senior Lecturer

Director of Undergraduate Teaching

Research interests:

  • Global and Postcolonial
  • Medieval
  • Translation
  • Visual and Material Culture

Senior Lecturer

International Officer

Research interests:

  • Histories of the Book
  • Medieval

Lecturer

Research interests:

  • Creative
  • Gender and Women's Studies
  • Global and Postcolonial
  • Modern and Contemporary

Professor

Research interests:

  • Renaissance

Senior Lecturer in Modern and Contemporary LIterature

Graduate Chair, and Co-Director of Modern Research School

Research interests:

  • American Literature
  • Global and Postcolonial
  • Modern and Contemporary
  • Visual and Material Culture

Lecturer

Research interests:

  • Environmental Humanities
  • Global and Postcolonial
  • Modern and Contemporary

Lecturer

Research interests:

  • Medieval
  • Poetry and Poetics

Senior Lecturer

Research interests:

  • Eighteenth Century and Romantic
  • Gender and Women's Studies
  • Victorian

Lecturer in Modern, American and Comparative Literature

Research interests:

  • American Literature
  • Classical Literature
  • Histories of the Book
  • Modern and Contemporary
  • Poetry and Poetics
  • Translation

Senior Lecturer

Research interests:

  • Gender and Women's Studies
  • Histories of the Book
  • Medieval

Senior Lecturer

Research interests:

  • Creative Writing
  • Global and Postcolonial
  • Modern and Contemporary

Senior Lecturer

Research interests:

  • Eighteenth Century and Romantic
  • Translation

Professor

Research interests:

  • Global and Postcolonial
  • Irish Literature and Irish Studies
  • Modern and Contemporary
  • Translation

Postgraduate Taught Administrator

Senior Lecturer

Admissions Tutor and Chair, Admissions Committee

Research interests:

  • Eighteenth Century and Romantic

Lecturer

Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Officer

Research interests:

  • Film Studies
  • Gender and Women's Studies
  • Global and Postcolonial
  • Modern and Contemporary

Associate Lecturer

Research interests:

  • Medieval
  • Poetry and Poetics

Lecturer

Research interests:

  • Creative Writing
  • Global and Postcolonial
  • Modern and Contemporary
  • Poetry and Poetics
  • Victorian
  • Visual and Material Culture

Lecturer

Deputy Head of Department

Research interests:

  • Irish Literature and Irish Studies
  • Modern and Contemporary

Lecturer

Athena Swan Lead and Director of Renaissance Research School

Research interests:

  • Classical Literature
  • Histories of the Book
  • Renaissance

Lecturer

Research interests:

  • Poetry and Poetics
  • Renaissance

Senior Lecturer in Twentieth-Century Literature and Culture

Chair, Board of Studies

Research interests:

  • American Literature
  • Gender and Women's Studies
  • Modern and Contemporary
  • Poetry and Poetics
  • Queer Studies

Senior Lecturer in Eighteenth-Century Literature

Research interests:

  • Eighteenth Century and Romantic
  • Gender and Women's Studies

Postdoctoral Research Associate

Research interests:

  • Environmental Humanities
  • Film Studies
  • Modern and Contemporary

Professor of Literature and Film

Research interests:

  • Film Studies
  • Modern and Contemporary
  • Renaissance

Senior Lecturer

Research interests:

  • Environmental Humanities
  • Renaissance

Professor

Research interests:

  • Gender and Women's Studies
  • Histories of the Book
  • Renaissance
  • Visual and Material Culture

Postgraduate Research Administrator

Lecturer

Research interests:

  • Renaissance

Professor

Research interests:

  • American Literature
  • Global and Postcolonial
  • Modern and Contemporary
  • Visual and Material Culture

Lecturer

Co-Director of Modern Research School, and Programme Leader, English/Linguistics Combined Course Programme

Research interests:

  • Gender and Women's Studies
  • Global and Postcolonial
  • Modern and Contemporary
  • Queer Studies
  • Translation

Outreach, Events, and Funding Manager

Professor

Co-Director of Medieval Research School

Research interests:

  • Medieval
  • Translation
  • Victorian

Professor

Research interests:

  • Gender and Women's Studies
  • Global and Postcolonial
  • Histories of the Book
  • Medieval
  • Translation

Lecturer

Research interests:

  • Gender and Women's Studies
  • Histories of the Book
  • Renaissance

Professor

Disability Officer, and Programme Leader, English/Philosophy Combined Course Programme

Research interests:

  • Environmental Humanities
  • Modern and Contemporary

Professor

Director of Eighteenth Century and Romantics Research School

Research interests:

  • Eighteenth Century and Romantic

Senior Lecturer

Research interests:

  • American Literature
  • Creative Writing
  • Histories of the Book
  • Irish Literature and Irish Studies
  • Modern and Contemporary
  • Poetry and Poetics

Senior Lecturer

Director of Postgraduate Teaching

Research interests:

  • Environmental Humanities
  • Global and Postcolonial
  • Modern and Contemporary

Dr Joanna Wharton

Lecturer

Research interests:

  • Eighteenth Century and Romantic
  • Gender and Women's Studies
  • Irish Literature and Irish Studies
  • Visual and Material Culture

Professor

Research interests:

  • Eighteenth Century and Romantic
  • Gender and Women's Studies
  • Histories of the Book
  • Visual and Material Culture

Senior Lecturer

Research interests:

  • Modern and Contemporary
  • Poetry and Poetics
  • Victorian

Lecturer

Research interests:

  • Renaissance

Lecturer

Research interests:

  • Medieval