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RoleName
Head of Department & Chair of CMIIProfessor Jo Evans
Deputy Head of DepartmentUlrich Tiedau
Research DirectorProfessor Claire Lindsay
Departmental Administrator (School Administrative Manager)Rachel Anderson
Teaching & Student Support Manager (Deputy School Manager)Susan Westbrook
Programme Directors
RoleName
Director of African Studies (PG)Dr Hélène Neveu Kringelbach
Director of Comparative Literature (UG)Dr Jennifer Rushworth
Director of Comparative Literature (PG)Dr Hans Demeyer
Director of Creative Critical Writing (PGR)Dr Tim Beasley-Murray
Director of Documentary-track (PGR)Professor Stephen Hart
Director of Dutch StudiesChristine Sas
Director of Early Modern Studies (PGT)Dr Matthew Symonds
Director of Early Modern Studies (PGR)Dr Alexander Samson
Director of European Studies (PG)Dr Mart Kuldkepp
Director of Film Studies (PGT)Dr Claire Thomson
Director of Film Studies (PGR)Dr Keith Wagner
Director of French StudiesDr Thibaut Maus de Rolley
Director of Gender and Sexuality Studies (PG)Professor Ann Varley
Director of German StudiesDr Seb Coxon
Director of Health Humanities (PG)Professor Sonu Shamdasani 
Director of Italian StudiesDr Lisa Sampson
Director of Language & Culture (UG)Dr Eleanor Chiari
Director of Language, Culture & History (PGT)Dr James Connolly
Director of Philosophy, Politics & Economics of Health (PGT)Dr Leah Sidi (interim)
Prof. James Wilson (currently on leave)
Director of Race, Ethnicity and Postcolonial Studies (PG)Professor Paul Gilroy
Director of Scandinavian StudiesProfessor Jakob Stougaard-Nielsen
Director of Spanish, Portuguese and Latin American StudiesDr Gareth Wood
Director of Translation Studies (CenTraS + PGR)Professor Kathryn Batchelor
Director of Translation Studies (PGT - MA)Dr Claire Shih
Director of Translation & Technology (PGT - MSc)Mr Alejandro Bolanos García-Escribano
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Undergraduate Admissions TutorProf John Dickie
Undergraduate Tutor and Undergraduate Examinations TutorMr Anthony McNeill
Undergraduate Dissertation TutorDr Tessa Hauswedell
Postgraduate Taught Programmes Tutor and PGTA TutorDr Claire Thomson
Postgraduate Research Programmes TutorDr Jane Gilbert
Year Abroad TutorDr Adrian Pearce
Affiliate TutorDr Humberto Nunez-Faraco
ELCS TutorDr Maria-Novella Mercuri
Widening Participation and Outreach TutorDr Elettra Carbone

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School ManagerOpsRachel Andersonrachel.anderson@ucl.ac.ukMon - Fri
Deputy School ManagerTSSSusan Westbrooks.westbrook@ucl.ac.ukMon - Fri
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Academic & Teaching Staff

Alphabetically
NameAssociated programme(s)Research interestsPhD supervisor?
A   
Ms Synnøve AasenTranslation StudiesEnglish > Norwegian Medical Translation 
Robyn AdamsEarly Modern Studies  
James AgarFrench Studies, Gender and Sexuality StudiesQueer Theory; Contemporary French Fiction; Gay Studies HIV/AIDS (Cultures of); Modern French Fiction; Queer Cinema 
Ms Maria José AnjosTranslation StudiesEnglish > Portuguese Subtitling 
Haki AntonssonEarly Modern Studies, European Studies, Scandinavian StudiesIcelandic History and Literature; Medieval History; Medieval Literature; Medieval Scandinavian History; Scandinavian and Europe, AD 500-1500; Scandinavian Literature AD 800-1500; Uses of the Middle Ages in the Present; Viking History and Society 
Dr Seth AnziskaComparative Literature  
Ruth AustinFrench StudiesCocteau; Dystopias/Utopias; Vichy France; World War I; World War II Occupation France 
B   
Dr Benjamin BâcleFrench StudiesBritish and French Romanticism; French Eclecticism; French Personalism; French Revolution; French Political Thought Since 1789; Jeremy Bentham; Utilitarianism/Anti-Utilitarianism 
Dr Bettina Bajaj Translation StudiesLanguage and Automation 
Dr Emily BakerComparative Literature, Film Studies, Spanish, Portuguese & Latin American Studies  
Dr Felicity BakerFrench Studies  
Dr Rocío Baños PiñeroTranslation Studies  
Professor Kathryn BatchelorTranslation StudiesAfrica-China Relations; Francophone literature (African, Caribbean, North African); Frantz Fanon; Postcolonial Studies; Translation (Literary Translation - French and German if a Practical Element is Involved); Translation History; Translation Theory 
Dr Tim Beasley-MurrayComparative Literature, Creative Critical Writing PhD  
Mara BenettiTranslation StudiesEnglish > Italian Medical, Scientific & Technical Translation 
Dr Judith BenistonComparative Literature, Gender and Sexuality Studies, German StudiesTranslation; Austrian Literature, Culture and History; Comparative Literature (Especially Drama); German Literature Since 1750; Literature and Age Studies; Literature and Medicine; Theatre History 
Dr Stephen BennettsItalian Studies  
Ms Ingrid BerglundTranslation StudiesEnglish > Swedish Voiceover & Dubbing 
Professor Zoltan BiedermannEarly Modern Studies, Spanish, Portuguese & Latin American StudiesCartography; Comparative Literature; Diplomacy; Global Connections; History; Portuguese Empire; Travel Literature 
Professor Stephanie BirdComparative Literature, Film Studies, German Studies  
Dr Uillieam BlackerComparative Literature  
Dr María del Pilar BlancoSpanish, Portuguese & Latin American Studies  
Sergei BogatyrevEarly Modern Studies  
Mr Alejandro Bolanos García-EscribanoSpanish, Portuguese & Latin American Studies, Translation StudiesEnglish > Spanish Subtitling; Literary Translation (Spanish-English-French); Revoicing (Dubbing-Voiceover); Subtitling; Translation (Audiovisual-Multimedia Translation); Translation (Professional Translation); Translatology-Translation Studies; Translator Training-Translation Didactics 
Dr Lucy BollingtonComparative Literature, Film Studies  
Dr Jeff BowersoxGerman StudiesColonialism; Culture; Europe; Germany; History; Migration; Nation; Race 
Professor Rachel BowlbyComparative Literature  
Wendy BracewellEarly Modern Studies  
Dr Patrick BrayComparative Literature, French Studies  
Professor Celia BrittonFrench Studies  
Dr Geraldine BrodieComparative Literature, Translation StudiesTranslation History; Adaptation; Feminist Approaches to Translation; Literary Publishing Systems; Literary translation; London Theatre; Performance; Theatre Translation; Translating Song 
Professor Stella BruzziFilm Studies  
Dr Francesca Bugliani KnoxItalian Studies  
Richard Butterwick - PawlikowskiEarly Modern Studies  
Professor W. F. BynumHealth Humanities  
C   
Dr Lesley CaldwellItalian Studies  
Jelena CalicScandinavian Studies  
Andrew CampbellEarly Modern Studies, Italian Studies  
Olga CampofredaItalian Studies  
Dr Elettra CarboneScandinavian StudiesNordic Literature; Travel Literature; Mobility Studies; Museum Studies; North/South of Europe; Representations of National Identities in Literature (Imagology); Remediation of Visual Arts in Literature; Translation (Between Scandinavian Languages and Italian or English) 
Ms Elsa CastroTranslation StudiesEnglish > Portuguese Medical, Scientific & Technical Translation 
Ms Deborah ChanTranslation StudiesEnglish > Chinese Subtitling, Voiceover & Dubbing 
Professor Edward ChaneySpanish, Portuguese & Latin American Studies  
Professor Frederic ChaumeTranslation Studies  
Dr Eleanor ChiariItalian Studies, Language & Culture BACultural Studies; Film; Italian and French; Memory Studies; Museum Studies; Twentieth-Century Italian History; Visual Culture 
Dr James ConnollyEuropean Studies, French Studies, Language Culture & History MAWorld War I; Collaboration; Memory; Military Occupation; Modern French History (1789-Present); Modern European History; Nationalism and Identity; Occupier-Occupied Relations; Resistance; Twentieth-Century France; Twentieth-Century War; War, Culture and Society; World War II 
Stephen ConwayEarly Modern Studies  
Jo CookGender and Sexuality Studies  
Seb CoxonEarly Modern Studies, German StudiesBeards, Hair and Baldness; Comedy; Cultures of Laughter; Heroic Epic; Medieval Literature; Picaresque Novel 
Dr Joyce CrickGerman Studies  
D   
Dr Maria Chiara D'ArgenioSpanish, Portuguese & Latin American Studies  
Maria DarnleySpanish, Portuguese & Latin American Studies  
Dr Mererid Puw DaviesGerman Studies  
Paul DavisEarly Modern Studies  
Dr Christophe DeclercqTranslation StudiesBritish Area Studies (1789-1945); Localisation; Socio-Cultural Transnational History (1900-1945); Translation (Post-Editing Machine Translation); Translation (Specialised Translation) 
Dr Hans DemeyerComparative Literature, Dutch StudiesAffect; Critical Theory; Dutch Literature; Ideology; Marxism; Queer Theory; Twentieth and Twenty-First-Century Fiction 
Sandra DeichselGerman Studies  
Dr Francesca DenegriSpanish, Portuguese & Latin American Studies  
Dr Louisa DesillaTranslation StudiesEnglish > Greek Subtitling 
Diana Dethloff Early Modern Studies  
Professor Jorge Díaz-CintasTranslation StudiesAudio Description; Dubbing; Subtitling; Translation Technology; Translation Theory; Voiceover; Access to the Media; Fan Dubbing; Fan Subbing; Practical Translation English Into Spanish 
Professor John DickieItalian StudiesBanditry and Brigandage; Freemasonry and Fraternalism; Italian Food; Italian History Since Unification; Italian Literature 1860-1925; Italian Opera in the 19th Century; Mafia; Nationalism and National Identity in Italy; Natural Disasters; Organised Crime; Southern Italy 
Alison DiduckGender and Sexuality Studies  
E   
Professor Jo EvansComparative Literature, Film Studies, Spanish, Portuguese & Latin American Studies  
F   
Bianca FacchiniEarly Modern Studies  
Charlotte FairclothGender and Sexuality Studies  
Dr Ernst FalzederHealth Humanities  
Professor Federico M. FedericiTranslation StudiesCrisis Translation; Eye-Tracking Translation Research; Language Mediators in Crises 
Mechthild FendGender and Sexuality Studies  
Professor Jane FenoulhetComparative Literature, Dutch Studies  
Dr Carlotta Ferrara degli UbertiItalian StudiesAncient Greek (some); Antisemitism; English (fluent); French (fluent); German (basic); Hebrew (basic); Italian (mother tongue); Latin; Marriage/Divorce; Minorities; Modern Italian History; Modern Jewish History; Nationalism; Race 
Professor Evelyn FishburnSpanish, Portuguese & Latin American Studies  
Diego de Jesús Flores-JaimeSpanish, Portuguese & Latin American Studies  
Emily FloydEarly Modern Studies  
Ms Daniela FordTranslation StudiesTranslation Technology, English > German Medical, Scientific & Technical Translation 
Katharina ForsterGerman Studies  
Dr Kate FosterComparative Literature, Film Studies, Gender and Sexuality StudiesChild Image; Children’s Literature; Comparative Literary Studies; Contemporary Chinese Fiction; Hong Kong in Film; Landscape Literature; Sinophone Literary Culture 
Marie FournierFrench Studies  
Mary FrankGerman Studies  
Dr Louise FryerTranslation StudiesAccessibility; Audio Description; Blindness; Cognition; Genre; Media Accessibility; Medium; Translation; Universal Design; Live Events; Screen 
Professor Mary FulbrookGerman Studies  
G   
Ms Marta GabrychTranslation StudiesEnglish > Polish Scientific & Technical Translation 
Professor Angel María García GómezSpanish, Portuguese & Latin American Studies  
Dr Barbara GarvinItalian Studies  
Dr Niall GeraghtyComparative Literature, Spanish, Portuguese & Latin American Studies  
Ms Kristin GerdesTranslation StudiesEnglish > German Subtitling, Voiceover & Dubbing 
Dr Jane GilbertComparative Literature, Early Modern Studies, French Studies, Gender and Sexuality StudiesClassics, Reception of (Antigone and classical tragedy, metamorphosis, Narcissus and Echo, Ovid); Historiography, Especially Relating to Legendary History; Literary Forms in Movement and in Translation; Medieval Literature in French and English, 11th to 15th Centuries; Premodern Literature and Culture and Critical Theories (Encounters Between), including: Posthuman, Queer, Feminism, Gender, Lacanian Psychoanalysis and Developments, especially Žižek; Translation in Historical Context 
Dr Erin GoeresScandinavian Studies  
Hugh GoodacreEarly Modern Studies  
Dr Robert GoodwinSpanish, Portuguese & Latin American Studies  
Angus GowlandEarly Modern Studies  
Professor Lee GrievesonFilm StudiesCensorship; Culture (Liberal and Neo-Liberal Cultures); Data-Mining; Documentary; Imperialism; Media and Political Economy; Media History; Media Industries; Militant/Radical Media; Surveillance Capitalism; Early Cinema; Media and Imperialism; US Cinema/Media History; Political Media 
Anais GriffithsFrench Studies  
Dr Anne GrydehøjScandinavian StudiesModern and Contemporary Scandinavian Literature, Crime Fiction, Scandinavian Languages, Sociolinguistics, Minority Languages and Literatures 
Francois GuesnetEarly Modern Studies  
Ms Helle GulowsenTranslation StudiesEnglish > Norwegian Scientific & Technical Translation 
H   
Helen HackettEarly Modern Studies  
Professor Azzedine HaddourComparative Literature, French Studies  
Professor Mairéad HanrahanFrench Studies, Gender and Sexuality Studies  
Jesper Hansen Scandinavian Studies  
Dr Mihye HarkerTranslation StudiesEnglish > Korean Subtitling, Medical, Scientific & Technical Translation 
Professor Stephen M. HartComparative Literature, Documentary-track PhD, Film Studies, Spanish, Portuguese & Latin American Studies  
Mr Luay HasanTranslation StudiesEnglish > Arabic Medical Translation 
Dr Tessa HauswedellDutch Studies, European StudiesContemporary Anglophone; Cultural Studies and Theory; European Integration; German Literature; Migration; Multiculturalism; Nationalism; Digital Humanities; European Integration and Identity; Nationalism and Ethnicity 
Karen HearnEarly Modern Studies  
Professor Theo HermansDutch Studies, Translation Studies  
Philippa HetheringtonGender and Sexuality Studies  
Professor Mark HewitsonGerman StudiesEuropean Integration; German History; Globalisation; Historical Theory; Nationalism; World War I 
Dr Helga Hlaðgerður LúthersdóttirScandinavian StudiesCinematic Representations of Race/Class/Gender/Sexual Orientations; Culture (Nordic Culture); Culture (Popular Culture); Film (Hollywood Cinema); Film (Nordic Film); Folk Narratives and Fairy Tales; Nordic Literature; Post-Colonialism; Superheroes 
Rachel E. HolmesEarly Modern Studies  
Julian HoppitEarly Modern Studies  
Dr Geraldine HoranGerman StudiesSociolinguistics; History of the Language; Language and Ideology; Political Linguistics 
Ezra HorburyEarly Modern Studies  
Dr Alex HydeGender and Sexuality StudiesCritical Security Studies; Ethnography; Feminist Epistemology; Gender Theory; Militarisation 
I   
Kevin InstonEuropean Studies, French StudiesCommunity; Democracy; Equality; Esposito; Foucault; Laclau & Mouffe; Nancy; Rancière; Rousseau 
Chloe IretonEarly Modern Studies  
J   
Dr Macarena Jiménez NaranjoSpanish, Portuguese & Latin American StudiesBiographical Studies; Comparative Literature; European Modernism; Linguistics in Foreign Languages Teaching; Literature of Exile and Counter-Exile; Teaching Foreign Languages; Twentieth-Century Spanish/Spanish American Literature and Culture 
K   
Professor Ben KaplanDutch Studies, Early Modern Studies  
Ms Yuki KawaguchiTranslation StudiesEnglish > Japanese Medical Translation 
Dr Catherine KeenComparative Literature, Early Modern Studies, Italian Studies  
Gerard Kilroy Early Modern Studies  
Maki KimuraGender and Sexuality Studies  
Mr Haydn KirnonSpanish, Portuguese & Latin American Studies, Translation StudiesSpanish > English Medical, Scientific & Technical Translation & Subtitling 
Ms Thaïs KitaharaTranslation StudiesEnglish > Brazilian Portuguese Subtitling 
Brian KlaasEuropean StudiesDemocracy; African Politics; American Politics; Authoritarian Populism; Authoritarianism; Civil Wars; Côte d'Ivoire; Coups d'Etat; Democracy Promotion; Democratisation; Dictatorship; Disinformation; Donald Trump; Election Rigging; Elections; International Diplomacy; Madagascar; US Foreign Policy; Political Violence; Political Campaigns; Thailand; Tunisia 
Professor Dilwyn KnoxItalian Studies  
Professor Susanne KordComparative Literature, Film Studies, German StudiesCultural History and Reception; Eighteenth and Nineteenth Century German Literature; Film (Hollywood Movies, Particularly Genre Films); Popular Representations of Gender (Particularly in Film); Pre-Twentieth-Century Ideas of Gender and Crime (Both Crime Stories and Actual Cases); Women's Literature (Particularly Theatre) 
Dr Mart KuldkeppEuropean Studies, Scandinavian StudiesBaltic History; Cold War; Interwar Period; Scandinavian History; Scandinavian Politics; World War I 
L   
Dr Roland Francois LackFilm Studies, French Studies  
Dr Juan LalagunaTranslation StudiesEnglish > Spanish Scientific & Technical Translation & History of Translation 
Jagjeet LallyEarly Modern Studies  
Professor Annette LaversFrench Studies  
Professor Christopher LawrenceHealth Humanities  
Professor Andrew LeakFrench Studies  
Professor Miriam LeonardComparative Literature  
Professor Giulio LepschyItalian Studies  
Professor Laura LepschyItalian Studies  
Caren LevyGender and Sexuality Studies  
Dr Xiaofan Amy LiComparative Literature, French Studies  
Dr Martin LiebscherGerman Studies, Health Humanities  
Dr Tzu-yu LinTranslation StudiesComparative Postcolonial Studies; Taiwanese Literature and Memory Studies; Translation (Literary Translation); Translation (Postcolonial Translation); World Literature 
Professor Claire LindsayFilm Studies, Spanish, Portuguese & Latin American Studies  
Annika LindskogScandinavian StudiesCultural History; Cultural Memory; Cultural Nationalism; Culture (Nordic Cultural Topics); Landscapes; Music; Swedish Language Related Topics; Translation 
Vivienne LoGender and Sexuality Studies  
Simon LockGender and Sexuality Studies  
Professor Robert LumleyItalian Studies  
M   
Professor Kevin MacDonaldAfrican Studies  
William MacLehoseEarly Modern Studies  
Gesine ManuwaldEarly Modern Studies  
Dr Eleni MarkouTranslation StudiesEnglish > Greek Medical, Scientific & Technical Translation 
Professor Philippe MarlièreFrench StudiesAntisemitism; Multiculturalism; French and European Politics; Immigration, Integration and Citizenship; Islamaphobia; Political Ideologies; Populism; Racism 
Dr Deborah MartinFilm Studies, Gender and Sexuality Studies, Spanish, Portuguese & Latin American Studies  
Dr Cristina MassaccesiFilm Studies, Italian StudiesTranslation Studies; Adaptation; Film Studies; Genre Studies; Graphic Novels and Comics; Sequential Art; Popular Culture; Twentieth-Century Century Italian Literature and Cinema 
Dr Serenella MassiddaTranslation StudiesEnglish > Italian Voiceover & Dubbing 
Dr Jann MatlockComparative Literature, Film Studies, French Studies  
Professor Tim MathewsComparative Literature, French Studies  
Dr Thibaut Maus De RolleyComparative Literature, Early Modern Studies, French StudiesChivalric Fiction; Comparative Literature, French; Dreams, Delusions and Illusions; Early Modern Studies; History of Science; Magic, Demonology and Witchcraft; Travel Writing; Utopia 
Dr Maria-Novella MercuriComparative Literature, Italian Studies  
Ms Veronica MillerTranslation StudiesEnglish > Russian Subtitling, Voiceover & Dubbing 
Robert MillsGender and Sexuality Studies  
Sarah MilneEarly Modern Studies  
Professor Zoran MilutinovićComparative Literature  
Ms Renata MliczakTranslation StudiesEnglish > Polish Subtitling, Voiceover & Dubbing 
Richard MoleGender and Sexuality Studies  
Dr Vicent MontaltTranslation StudiesEnglish > Spanish Medical Translation 
Rosemary MooreEarly Modern Studies  
Ms Danielle MordiniTranslation StudiesEnglish > Brazilian Portuguese Medical, Scientific & Technical Translation, Voiceover & Dubbing 
Professor Alberto MoreirasSpanish, Portuguese & Latin American Studies  
Dr Rachel MorleyFilm Studies  
Victoria MoulEarly Modern Studies  
Professor Florian MussgnugComparative Literature, Italian StudiesAvant-Garde; Catastrophe; Ecocriticism; English; German; Italian; Modernism; Posthumanism; Postmodernism; Science Fiction; World Literature 
N   
Ms Marga NavarreteSpanish, Portuguese & Latin American Studies, Translation StudiesEnglish > Spanish Scientific & Technical Translation; Audio Description; Language Learning; Spanish; Translation; Website Accessibility; Website Localisation 
Dr Hélène Neveu KringelbachAfrican Studies, Comparative Literature, Film Studies, Gender and Sexuality StudiesEthnography; African Migrations; Anthropology; Dance and Music; Film (Francophone and African); Gender in Africa; Performance; Photography (African); West Africa; Transnational Families 
Dr Marta NiccolaiItalian StudiesItalian (post)colonialism; Migration, Migrant literature and cinema; Multiculturalism; Refugee and migrant contemporary theatre and performance; Race; Political theatre 
Dr Kristijan NikolicTranslation StudiesCAT Tools; Culture Specific Items; Interlingual Subtitling; Literary Translation; Technology; Subtitling Profession 
Dr Humberto Núñez-FaracoSpanish, Portuguese & Latin American StudiesIndigenism; Literary Influence; Literature of Ideas; Poetics; Political Philosophy; Spanish American Independence 
Professor Vivian NuttonHealth Humanities  
O   
Dr Sharon O'BrienTranslation Studies  
Dr Mazal OakninSpanish, Portuguese & Latin American Studies  
P   
Professor Enrico PalandriComparative Literature, Italian StudiesPsychoanalysis; Early Psychoanalysis; Italian and Other European Authors; Novels and Politics; Twentieth-Century Writing (Poetry and Other Narratives); Politics 
Jenny ParkesGender and Sexuality Studies  
Christina ParteGerman Studies  
Kamna PatelGender and Sexuality Studies  
Ms Emmanouela PatiniotakiTranslation StudiesTranslation Technology, Language & Automation, Scientific & Technical Translation; Access Services; Accessibility; Assistive Technology; Audio Description; Corpora; Greek; Localisation; SDH; Subtitling; Translation (Machine Translation); Translation (Specialised Translation); Translation Technology 
Dr Dagmar PaulusGerman StudiesGerman Realism; Nationalism in the Nineteenth and Early Twentieth Centuries 
Jason PeaceyEarly Modern Studies  
Dr Adrian PearceSpanish, Portuguese & Latin American Studies  
Ms Isabel Pérez LamigueiroSpanish, Portuguese & Latin American Studies  
Mrs Ania PlankTranslation StudiesEnglish > Polish Medical Translation 
Mrs Anna PonomarevaTranslation StudiesEnglish > Russian Medical, Scientific & Technical Translation; History of Ideas; Literature and Music; Russian Symbolism; Translation (Practical Translation English into Russian); Translation History; Translation Theory; Russian Formalism 
Dr Tiziana ProvvideraItalian Studies  
Q   
Dr Gerdi QuistDutch Studies  
R   
Dr Thibaut RaboinFrench Studies, Gender and Sexuality StudiesAsylum; Deindustrialisation; Nationhood; Noir Literature; Political Emotions; Queer 
Martyn RadyEarly Modern Studies  
Dr Joana Rita RamalhoSpanish, Portuguese & Latin American StudiesFilm Musicals; Gender Politics in Film/TV/Music; Gothic; Intermedial Performance Practices; Mental Illness; Neo-Victorianism in Film/TV; Sensorial Memory; Radical Humour and Political Correctness 
Dr Cécile RenaudFrench Studies, Translation StudiesEnglish > French Medical, Scientific & Technical Translation, Subtitling, Voiceover & Dubbing 
Jane RendellGender and Sexuality Studies  
Dr Graham RichardsHealth Humanities  
Dr Lucia RinaldiFilm Studies, Italian StudiesContemporary Literature and Film Studies; Crime Fiction and Film; Genre Theory; Political and Historical Fiction; Twentieth-Century Italian Literature and Cinema 
Dr Annie RingFilm Studies, Gender and Sexuality Studies, German StudiesCritical Data Studies; Culture (Modern German Culture and Thought); Documentary; Essay Film and Video Art; Feminist Theory; Film; Literary and Cultural Theory; Psychoanalytic Theory; Surveillance Studies 
Jessica RingroseGender and Sexuality Studies  
Charlotte RobertsEarly Modern Studies  
Rachel RosenGender and Sexuality Studies  
Dr Stefano RossoniGender and Sexuality Studies, Italian Studies  
Karine RoumetzFrench Studies  
Dr Jennifer RushworthComparative Literature, French StudiesMusic; Translation; Medievalism; Mourning; Reception; Theory 
Ms Monika RusinskaTranslation StudiesEnglish > Polish Scientific & Technical Translation 
S   
Professor Reinier SalverdaDutch Studies  
Professor Vieri Samek-LodoviciItalian StudiesDialect (Grammar, History, etc); Grammar (of a Language or Theory of grammar); Information Structure (Focus, Topichood, Givenness); Phonology (of a Language or Interesting Phonological Phenomenon); Syntax (of a Language or Interesting Syntactic Phenomenon); Language Acquisition (Study of How Language is Acquired by Children); Language Grammar (Syntax and/or Prosody of a Language or Dialect); Linguistics (Study of a Specific Theory in Linguistics or Grammatical Aspect of a Language; Prosody/Intonation (of a Language or Interesting Prosodic Phenomenon) 
Lisa SampsonEarly Modern Studies, Italian StudiesCultural Networks; Italian Literature; Renaissance Art History; Renaissance Culture and History (Especially Italy); Theatre and Performance; Women's Writing 
Dr Alexander SamsonComparative Literature, Early Modern Studies, Spanish, Portuguese & Latin American StudiesColonial History of the Americas; Culture and History of Early Modern England and Spain; Golden Age Theatre and Lope de Vega; Literature; Novel and Cervantes; Translation and Intercultural Interaction 
Rose Marie San JuanEarly Modern Studies  
Christine SasDutch StudiesSociolinguistics; Discourse Analysis; Language Standardisation (History of); Language, Power and Ideology; Multilingualism 
Peter SchroederEarly Modern Studies  
Sofia SciardoItalian Studies  
Professor Sonu ShamdasaniGerman Studies, Health HumanitiesPsychoanalysis; Continental Philosophy; History of Medicine; History of Psychology; Intellectual History; Psychiatry 
Dr Prue Shaw Italian Studies  
Dr Claire ShihTranslation Studies  
Ms Yoshiko ShimizuTranslation StudiesEnglish > Japanese Scientific & Technical Translation; Dubbing; Interpreting; Japanese; Subtitling; Translation (Crisis Translation); Translation (Legal Translation); Voiceover  
Victoria ShowunmiGender and Sexuality Studies  
Dr Beatrice SicaComparative Literature, Italian StudiesComparative Literature, Italian-French; Italian Cultural History and Visual Studies; Italian Fascism; Italian Futurism, French Surrealism and European Avant-Gardes; Italian Literature and Cultural Studies; Magical Realism and Fantastic Literature 
Dr Leah SidiHealth Humanities  
Ms Fiona SolimanTranslation StudiesSpanish>English Medical, Scientific & Technical Translation 
Dr Victoria Solomonidis-HunterTranslation StudiesLanguage and Translation 
Chris StamatakisEarly Modern Studies  
Professor Peter StandishSpanish, Portuguese & Latin American Studies  
Judy StephensonEarly Modern Studies  
Allison StielauEarly Modern Studies  
Professor Melvyn StokesFilm Studies  
Professor Jakob Stougaard-NielsenComparative Literature, Scandinavian Studies  
Mr Sam StrongTranslation StudiesLocalisation 
Dr Ana Claudia Suriani da SilvaComparative Literature, Spanish, Portuguese & Latin American StudiesBook History; Comparative Literature; Genetic Criticism; Lusophone Literature; Periodical Studies; Translation Studies 
Professor Martin SwalesGerman Studies  
Dr Matthew SymondsEarly Modern Studies  
Dr Agnieszka SzarkowskaTranslation Studies  
T   
Dr Claire ThomsonFilm Studies, Scandinavian StudiesDocumentary; Film and Public Health; Film Institutions; Multisensory Cinema; Nordic Cinema; Public Information Film; Short Films; Unrealised Films; Slow Cinema 
Ulrich TiedauDutch Studies, Early Modern Studies, Gender and Sexuality Studies  
Professor John TookItalian Studies  
Dr Diana TysonFrench Studies  
U   
Elaine UnterhalterGender and Sexuality Studies  
Reinier van StratenEuropean Studies, German Studies  
V   
Professor Ann VarleyGender and Sexuality StudiesAgeing; Family Law; Gender; Home; Household; Housing; Latin America; Marriage; Sexuality 

Professor Phiroze Vasunia

Comparative Literature  
Professor Megan VaughanHealth Humanities  
Steven VaughanGender and Sexuality Studies  
Brian VickersEarly Modern Studies  
Dr Breixo ViejoSpanish, Portuguese & Latin American Studies  
Paul VincentDutch Studies  
W   
Dr Keith WagnerFilm StudiesAdaptation and Genre Theory; Animation and Subculture; Cosmopolitanism Digital Culture; Film and Culture (Chinese, Korean, Japanese, Cambodian, South African, Nigerian and Anglophone); Global South and North Media Systems; Globalisation and Regionalisation; Neoliberalism and Financialisation; Precarity; Theories of Global Cinema/Global Literature; Chinese, Korean, Japanese, Cambodian, South African, Nigerian and Anglophone Film and Culture 
Julian WalkerGender and Sexuality Studies  
Dr Caiwen WangTranslation StudiesEnglish > Chinese Scientific & Technical Translation; Cognition; Interpreting; Linguistics 
Dr Andrew WearHealth Humanities  
Christina WeichselbaumerGerman Studies  
René WeisEarly Modern Studies  
Anne WelshEarly Modern Studies  
Simon WerrettEarly Modern Studies  
Dr Geoff WilliamsTranslation StudiesGerman > English Medical, Scientific & Technical Translation 
Ian WilliamsEarly Modern Studies  
Prof.James WilsonHealth Humanities  
Professor Jason WilsonSpanish, Portuguese & Latin American Studies  
Dr Gareth WoodComparative Literature, Spanish, Portuguese & Latin American Studies  
Professor Michael WortonFrench Studies  
Alison WrightEarly Modern Studies  
Maria WykeEarly Modern Studies  
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Y   
    
Z   
Dr Soledad ZárateTranslation StudiesAccessibility; Children; Deaf; Hard of Hearing; SDH; Subtitling 
Dr Peter ZusiComparative Literature  

 

By programme:

African Studies
Staff typeNameResearch interestsPhD supervisor?
Programme DirectorDr Hélène Neveu KringelbachEthnography; African Migrations; Anthropology; Dance and Music; Film (Francophone and African); Gender in Africa; Performance; Photography (African); West Africa; Transnational Families 

This programme is currently not running

Comparative Literature
Staff typeNameResearch interestsPhD supervisor?
Programme Director (BA)Dr Jennifer RushworthMusic; Translation; Medievalism; Mourning; Reception; TheoryComing soon...
Programme Director (MA)Professor Stephen M. Hart  
Academic staffDr Emily Baker  
 Dr Tim Beasley-Murray  
 Dr Lucy Bollington  
 Professor Rachel Bowlby  
 Dr Hans DemeyerAffect; Critical Theory; Dutch Literature; Ideology; Marxism; Queer Theory; Twentieth and Twenty-First-Century Fiction 
 Dr Kate FosterChild Image; Children’s Literature; Comparative Literary Studies; Contemporary Chinese Fiction; Hong Kong in Film; Landscape Literature; Sinophone Literary Culture 
 Dr Xiaofan Amy Li  
 Dr Jann Matlock  
 Professor Florian MussgnugAvant-Garde; Catastrophe; Ecocriticism; English; German; Italian; Modernism; Posthumanism; Postmodernism; Science Fiction; World Literature 
 Dr Hélène Neveu KringelbachEthnography; African Migrations; Anthropology; Dance and Music; Film (Francophone and African); Gender in Africa; Performance; Photography (African); West Africa; Transnational Families 
 Professor Jakob Stougaard-Nielsen  
 Professor Phiroze Vasunia  
 Dr Peter Zusi  
Associated staffDr Seth Anziska  
 Dr Judith BenistonTranslation; Austrian Literature, Culture and History; Comparative Literature (Especially Drama); German Literature Since 1750; Literature and Age Studies; Literature and Medicine; Theatre History 
 Professor Stephanie Bird  
 Dr Uillieam Blacker  
 Dr Patrick Bray  
 Dr Geraldine BrodieTranslation History; Adaptation; Feminist Approaches to Translation; Literary Publishing Systems; Literary translation; London Theatre; Performance; Theatre Translation; Translating Song 
 Dr Maria Chiara D'Argenio  
 Professor Jo Evans  
 Dr Niall Geraghty  
 Dr Jane GilbertClassics, Reception of (Antigone and classical tragedy, metamorphosis, Narcissus and Echo, Ovid); Historiography, Especially Relating to Legendary History; Literary Forms in Movement and in Translation; Medieval Literature in French and English, 11th to 15th Centuries; Premodern Literature and Culture and Critical Theories (Encounters Between), including: Posthuman, Queer, Feminism, Gender, Lacanian Psychoanalysis and Developments, especially Žižek; Translation in Historical Context 
 Professor Azzedine Haddour  
 Dr Catherine Keen  
 Professor Susanne KordCultural History and Reception; Eighteenth and Nineteenth Century German Literature; Film (Hollywood Movies, Particularly Genre Films); Popular Representations of Gender (Particularly in Film); Pre-Twentieth-Century Ideas of Gender and Crime (Both Crime Stories and Actual Cases); Women's Literature (Particularly Theatre) 
 Professor Miriam Leonard  
 Dr Thibaut Maus De RolleyChivalric Fiction; Comparative Literature, French; Dreams, Delusions and Illusions; Early Modern Studies; History of Science; Magic, Demonology and Witchcraft; Travel Writing; Utopia 
 Dr Maria-Novella Mercuri  
 Professor Zoran Milutinović  
 Professor Enrico PalandriPsychoanalysis; Early Psychoanalysis; Italian and Other European Authors; Novels and Politics; Twentieth-Century Writing (Poetry and Other Narratives); Politics 
 Dr Alexander SamsonColonial History of the Americas; Culture and History of Early Modern England and Spain; Golden Age Theatre and Lope de Vega; Literature; Novel and Cervantes; Translation and Intercultural Interaction 
 Dr Beatrice SicaComparative Literature, Italian-French; Italian Cultural History and Visual Studies; Italian Fascism; Italian Futurism, French Surrealism and European Avant-Gardes; Italian Literature and Cultural Studies; Magical Realism and Fantastic Literature 
 Dr Ana Claudia Suriani da SilvaBook History; Comparative Literature; Genetic Criticism; Lusophone Literature; Periodical Studies; Translation Studies 
 

Dr Gareth Wood

Dr Uta Staiger

 

 

 
Emeritus professorsProfessor Jane Fenoulhet  
 Professor Tim Mathews  

 

Creative Critical Writing PhD
Staff typeNameResearch interestsPhD supervisor?
Programme DirectorDr Tim Beasley-Murray Coming soon...
Founding DirectorProfessor Tim Mathews  

 

Documentary Track PhD
Staff typeNameResearch interestsPhD supervisor?
Programme DirectorProfessor Stephen Hart Coming soon...

 

Dutch Studies / Low Countries Studies
Staff typeNameResearch interestsPhD supervisor?
Director of Dutch Studies / Language CoordinatorChristine SasSociolinguistics; Discourse Analysis; Language Standardisation (History of); Language, Power and Ideology; Multilingualism 
Low Countries Studies Centre DirectorProfessor Jane Fenoulhet  
Low Countries History seminar seriesProfessor Ben Kaplan  
Academic and teaching staffDr Hans DemeyerAffect; Critical Theory; Dutch Literature; Ideology; Marxism; Queer Theory; Twentieth and Twenty-First-Century Fiction 
 Dr Tessa HauswedellContemporary Anglophone; Cultural Studies and Theory; European Integration; German Literature; Migration; Multiculturalism; Nationalism; Digital Humanities; European Integration and Identity; Nationalism and Ethnicity 
 Ulrich Tiedau  
Honorary staffDr Nicholas Piercey  
 Dr Gerdi Quist  
 Professor Reinier Salverda  
 Paul Vincent  
EmeritiProfessor Jane Fenoulhet  
 Professor Theo Hermans  

 

Early Modern Studies
Staff typeNameResearch interestsPhD supervisor?
Programme Director (PGT)Dr Matthew Symonds Coming soon...
Programme Director (PGR)Alexander SamsonColonial History of the Americas; Culture and History of Early Modern England and Spain; Golden Age Theatre and Lope de Vega; Literature; Novel and Cervantes; Translation and Intercultural Interaction 
Teaching staffRobyn Adams  
 Haki AntonssonIcelandic History and Literature; Medieval History; Medieval Literature; Medieval Scandinavian History; Scandinavian and Europe, AD 500-1500; Scandinavian Literature AD 800-1500; Uses of the Middle Ages in the Present; Viking History and Society 
 Zoltan BiedermannCartography; Comparative Literature; Diplomacy; Global Connections; History; Portuguese Empire; Travel Literature 
 Sergei Bogatyrev  
 Wendy Bracewell   
 Richard Butterwick - Pawlikowski  
 Andrew Campbell  
 Stephen Conway   
 Seb CoxonBeards, Hair and Baldness; Comedy; Cultures of Laughter; Heroic Epic; Medieval Literature; Picaresque Novel 
 Paul Davis  
 Diana Dethloff  
 Bianca Facchini  
 Emily Floyd   
 Jane Gilbert Classics, Reception of (Antigone and classical tragedy, metamorphosis, Narcissus and Echo, Ovid); Historiography, Especially Relating to Legendary History; Literary Forms in Movement and in Translation; Medieval Literature in French and English, 11th to 15th Centuries; Premodern Literature and Culture and Critical Theories (Encounters Between), including: Posthuman, Queer, Feminism, Gender, Lacanian Psychoanalysis and Developments, especially Žižek; Translation in Historical Context 
 Hugh Goodacre  
 Angus Gowland   
 Francois Guesnet   
 Helen Hackett   
 Karen Hearn  
 Rachel E. Holmes  
 Julian Hoppit   
 Ezra Horbury  
 Chloe Ireton  
 Ben Kaplan   
 Catherine Keen  
 Gerard Kilroy   
 Jagjeet Lally   
 William MacLehose   
 Gesine Manuwald  
 Thibaut Maus de RolleyChivalric Fiction; Comparative Literature, French; Dreams, Delusions and Illusions; Early Modern Studies; History of Science; Magic, Demonology and Witchcraft; Travel Writing; Utopia 
 Sarah Milne  
 Rosemary Moore  
 Victoria Moul  
 Jason Peacey   
 Martyn Rady  
 Charlotte Roberts  
 Lisa SampsonCultural Networks; Italian Literature; Renaissance Art History; Renaissance Culture and History (Especially Italy); Theatre and Performance; Women's Writing 
 Rose Marie San Juan  
 Peter Schroeder  
 Chris Stamatakis  
 Judy Stephenson  
 Allison Stielau  
 Ulrich Tiedau  
 Brian Vickers  
 René Weis  
 Anne Welsh  
 Simon Werrett  
 Ian Williams  
 Alison Wright  
 Maria Wyke  

 

European Studies
Staff typeNameResearch interestsPhD supervisor?
Programme DirectorDr Mart KuldkeppBaltic History; Cold War; Interwar Period; Scandinavian History; Scandinavian Politics; World War IComing soon...
Teaching staffHaki AntonssonIcelandic History and Literature; Medieval History; Medieval Literature; Medieval Scandinavian History; Scandinavian and Europe, AD 500-1500; Scandinavian Literature AD 800-1500; Uses of the Middle Ages in the Present; Viking History and Society 
 James ConnollyWorld War I; Collaboration; Memory; Military Occupation; Modern French History (1789-Present); Modern European History; Nationalism and Identity; Occupier-Occupied Relations; Resistance; Twentieth-Century France; Twentieth-Century War; War, Culture and Society; World War II 
 Tessa HauswedellContemporary Anglophone; Cultural Studies and Theory; European Integration; German Literature; Migration; Multiculturalism; Nationalism; Digital Humanities; European Integration and Identity; Nationalism and Ethnicity 
 Kevin InstonCommunity; Democracy; Equality; Esposito; Foucault; Laclau & Mouffe; Nancy; Rancière; Rousseau 
 Brian KlaasDemocracy; African Politics; American Politics; Authoritarian Populism; Authoritarianism; Civil Wars; Côte d'Ivoire; Coups d'Etat; Democracy Promotion; Democratisation; Dictatorship; Disinformation; Donald Trump; Election Rigging; Elections; International Diplomacy; Madagascar; US Foreign Policy; Political Violence; Political Campaigns; Thailand; Tunisia 
 Reinier van Straten  

 

Film Studies
Staff typeNameResearch interestsPhD supervisor
Core staffProfessor Stella Bruzzi Coming soon...
 Professor Lee GrievesonCensorship; Culture (Liberal and Neo-Liberal Cultures); Data-Mining; Documentary; Imperialism; Media and Political Economy; Media History; Media Industries; Militant/Radical Media; Surveillance Capitalism; Early Cinema; Media and Imperialism; US Cinema/Media History; Political Media 
Programme Director (PGT)

Dr Claire Thomson

 

Documentary; Film and Public Health; Film Institutions; Multisensory Cinema; Nordic Cinema; Public Information Film; Short Films; Unrealised Films; Slow Cinema

 
Programme Director (PGR)Dr Keith WagnerAdaptation and Genre Theory; Animation and Subculture; Cosmopolitanism Digital Culture; Film and Culture (Chinese, Korean, Japanese, Cambodian, South African, Nigerian and Anglophone); Global South and North Media Systems; Globalisation and Regionalisation; Neoliberalism and Financialisation; Precarity; Theories of Global Cinema/Global Literature; Chinese, Korean, Japanese, Cambodian, South African, Nigerian and Anglophone Film and Culture 
Teaching staffDr Emily Baker  
 Professor Stephanie Bird  
 Dr Lucy Bollington  
 Dr Maria Chiara D'Argenio  
 Professor Jo Evans  
 Dr Kate FosterChild Image; Children’s Literature; Comparative Literary Studies; Contemporary Chinese Fiction; Hong Kong in Film; Landscape Literature; Sinophone Literary Culture 
 Professor Stephen Hart  
 Professor Susanne KordCultural History and Reception; Eighteenth and Nineteenth Century German Literature; Film (Hollywood Movies, Particularly Genre Films); Popular Representations of Gender (Particularly in Film); Pre-Twentieth-Century Ideas of Gender and Crime (Both Crime Stories and Actual Cases); Women's Literature (Particularly Theatre) 
 Dr Helene Neveu KringelbachEthnography; African Migrations; Anthropology; Dance and Music; Film (Francophone and African); Gender in Africa; Performance; Photography (African); West Africa; Transnational Families 
 Dr Roland Francois Lack  
 Professor Claire Lindsay  
 Dr Deborah Martin  
 Dr Cristina MassaccesiTranslation Studies; Adaptation; Film Studies; Genre Studies; Graphic Novels and Comics; Sequential Art; Popular Culture; Twentieth-Century Century Italian Literature and Cinema 
 Dr Jann Matlock  
 Dr Rachel Morley  
 Dr Lucia RinaldiContemporary Literature and Film Studies; Crime Fiction and Film; Genre Theory; Political and Historical Fiction; Twentieth-Century Italian Literature and Cinema 
 Dr Annie RingCritical Data Studies; Culture (Modern German Culture and Thought); Documentary; Essay Film and Video Art; Feminist Theory; Film; Literary and Cultural Theory; Psychoanalytic Theory; Surveillance Studies 
 Professor Melvyn Stokes  

 

French Studies
Staff typeNameResearch interestsPhD supervisor?
Director of French StudiesDr Thibaut Maus De RolleyChivalric Fiction; Comparative Literature, French; Dreams, Delusions and Illusions; Early Modern Studies; History of Science; Magic, Demonology and Witchcraft; Travel Writing; UtopiaComing soon...
Language coordinatorsMarie Fournier  
 Dr Thibaut RaboinAsylum; Deindustrialisation; Nationhood; Noir Literature; Political Emotions; Queer 
Academic and teaching staffJames AgarQueer Theory; Contemporary French Fiction; Gay Studies HIV/AIDS (Cultures of); Modern French Fiction; Queer Cinema 
 Ruth AustinCocteau; Dystopias/Utopias; Vichy France; World War I; World War II Occupation France 
 Dr Benjamin BâcleBritish and French Romanticism; French Eclecticism; French Personalism; French Revolution; French Political Thought Since 1789; Jeremy Bentham; Utilitarianism/Anti-Utilitarianism 
 Dr Patrick M Bray  
 Dr James ConnollyWorld War I; Collaboration; Memory; Military Occupation; Modern French History (1789-Present); Modern European History; Nationalism and Identity; Occupier-Occupied Relations; Resistance; Twentieth-Century France; Twentieth-Century War; War, Culture and Society; World War II 
 Dr Jane GilbertClassics, Reception of (Antigone and classical tragedy, metamorphosis, Narcissus and Echo, Ovid); Historiography, Especially Relating to Legendary History; Literary Forms in Movement and in Translation; Medieval Literature in French and English, 11th to 15th Centuries; Premodern Literature and Culture and Critical Theories (Encounters Between), including: Posthuman, Queer, Feminism, Gender, Lacanian Psychoanalysis and Developments, especially Žižek; Translation in Historical Context 
 Anais Griffiths  
 Professor Azzedine Haddour  
 Professor Mairéad Hanrahan  
 Dr Kevin InstonCommunity; Democracy; Equality; Esposito; Foucault; Laclau & Mouffe; Nancy; Rancière; Rousseau 
 Dr Roland-François Lack  
 Dr Xiaofan Amy Li  
 Professor Philippe MarlièreAntisemitism; Multiculturalism; French and European Politics; Immigration, Integration and Citizenship; Islamaphobia; Political Ideologies; Populism; Racism 
 Dr Jann Matlock  
 Dr Cécile Renaud  
 Karine Roumetz  
 Dr Jennifer RushworthMusic; Translation; Medievalism; Mourning; Reception; Theory 
French Lecteurs/Lectrices

Lisa Cazau

  
 Marine Rondel  
Emeritus and Honorary AppointmentsDr Felicity Baker  
 Professor Celia Britton  
 Professor Annette Lavers  
 Professor Andrew Leak  
 Professor Tim Mathews  
 Dr Diana Tyson  
 Professor Michael Worton  

 

Gender and Sexuality Studies
Staff typeNameResearch interestsPhD supervisor?
Programme DirectorProfessor Ann VarleyAgeing; Family Law; Gender; Home; Household; Housing; Latin America; Marriage; SexualityComing soon...
Core academic staffDr Alex Hyde (on leave until 31 August 2020)Critical Security Studies; Ethnography; Feminist Epistemology; Gender Theory; Militarisation 
 Dr Stefano Rossoni (cover until 31 August 2020)  
 Dr Thibaut RaboinAsylum; Deindustrialisation; Nationhood; Noir Literature; Political Emotions; Queer 
Teaching staffJames AgarQueer Theory; Contemporary French Fiction; Gay Studies HIV/AIDS (Cultures of); Modern French Fiction; Queer Cinema 
 Judith BenistonTranslation; Austrian Literature, Culture and History; Comparative Literature (Especially Drama); German Literature Since 1750; Literature and Age Studies; Literature and Medicine; Theatre History 
 Jo Cook  
 Alison Diduck  
 Charlotte Faircloth  
 Mechthild Fend  
 Kate FosterChild Image; Children’s Literature; Comparative Literary Studies; Contemporary Chinese Fiction; Hong Kong in Film; Landscape Literature; Sinophone Literary Culture 
 Jane GilbertClassics, Reception of (Antigone and classical tragedy, metamorphosis, Narcissus and Echo, Ovid); Historiography, Especially Relating to Legendary History; Literary Forms in Movement and in Translation; Medieval Literature in French and English, 11th to 15th Centuries; Premodern Literature and Culture and Critical Theories (Encounters Between), including: Posthuman, Queer, Feminism, Gender, Lacanian Psychoanalysis and Developments, especially Žižek; Translation in Historical Context 
 Mairéad Hanrahan  
 Philippa Hetherington  
 Maki Kimura  
 Caren Levy  
 Vivienne Lo  
 Simon Lock  
 Deborah Martin  
 Robert Mills  
 Richard Mole  
 Hélène Neveu KringelbachEthnography; African Migrations; Anthropology; Dance and Music; Film (Francophone and African); Gender in Africa; Performance; Photography (African); West Africa; Transnational Families 
 Jenny Parkes  
 Kamna Patel  
 Jane Rendell  
 Annie RingCritical Data Studies; Culture (Modern German Culture and Thought); Documentary; Essay Film and Video Art; Feminist Theory; Film; Literary and Cultural Theory; Psychoanalytic Theory; Surveillance Studies 
 Jessica Ringrose  
 Rachel Rosen  
 Victoria Showunmi  
 Ulrich Tiedau  
 Elaine Unterhalter  
 Steven Vaughan  
 Julian Walker  

 

German Studies
Staff typeNameResearch interestsPhD supervisor?
Director of German Studies

Dr Seb Coxon

Beards, Hair and Baldness; Comedy; Cultures of Laughter; Heroic Epic; Medieval Literature; Picaresque NovelComing soon...
Language coordinatorDr Dagmar PaulusGerman Realism; Nationalism in the Nineteenth and Early Twentieth Centuries 
Academic and teaching staffDr Judith BenistonTranslation; Austrian Literature, Culture and History; Comparative Literature (Especially Drama); German Literature Since 1750; Literature and Age Studies; Literature and Medicine; Theatre History 
 Professor Stephanie Bird  
 Dr Jeff BowersoxColonialism; Culture; Europe; Germany; History; Migration; Nation; Race 
 Dr Mererid Puw Davies  
 Professor Mary Fulbrook  
 Professor Mark HewitsonEuropean Integration; German History; Globalisation; Historical Theory; Nationalism; World War I 
 Dr Geraldine HoranSociolinguistics; History of the Language; Language and Ideology; Political Linguistics 
 Professor Susanne KordCultural History and Reception; Eighteenth and Nineteenth Century German Literature; Film (Hollywood Movies, Particularly Genre Films); Popular Representations of Gender (Particularly in Film); Pre-Twentieth-Century Ideas of Gender and Crime (Both Crime Stories and Actual Cases); Women's Literature (Particularly Theatre) 
 Dr Martin Liebscher  
 Christina Parte  
 Dr Dagmar PaulusGerman Realism; Nationalism in the Nineteenth and Early Twentieth Centuries 
 Catherine Plant  
 Dr Annie Ring Critical Data Studies; Culture (Modern German Culture and Thought); Documentary; Essay Film and Video Art; Feminist Theory; Film; Literary and Cultural Theory; Psychoanalytic Theory; Surveillance Studies 
 Professor Sonu ShamdasaniPsychoanalysis; Continental Philosophy; History of Medicine; History of Psychology; Intellectual History; Psychiatry 
 Dr Reinier van Straten  
Postgraduate teaching assistantMathis Gronau  
LektorenSandra Deichsel  
 Katharina Forster  
 Christina Weichselbaumer  
Honorary and Emeritus staffDr Joyce Crick  
 Professor Martin Swales  

 

Health Humanities / Philosophy, Politics and Economics of Health
Staff typeNameResearch interestsPhD supervisor?
Programme Director (Health Humanities MA, MPhil / PhD)Professor Sonu ShamdasaniPsychoanalysis; Continental Philosophy; History of Medicine; History of Psychology; Intellectual History; PsychiatryComing soon...
Programme Director (Philosophy, Politics & Economics of Health MA)Prof. James Wilson (currently on leave)  
Programme Director (Philosophy, Politics & Economics of Health MA)Dr Leah Sidi (interim)  
Teaching staffDr Martin Liebscher  
 Professor Megan Vaughan  
 Dr Ernst Falzeder  
 Dr Graham Richards  
Emeritus staffProfessor W. F. Bynum  
 Professor Christopher Lawrence  
 Professor Vivian Nutton  
 Dr Andrew Wear  

 

Italian Studies
Staff typeNameResearch interestsPhD supervisor?
Director of Italian StudiesDr Lisa SampsonCultural Networks; Italian Literature; Renaissance Art History; Renaissance Culture and History (Especially Italy); Theatre and Performance; Women's WritingComing soon...
Language CoordinatorDr Cristina MassaccesiTranslation Studies; Adaptation; Film Studies; Genre Studies; Graphic Novels and Comics; Sequential Art; Popular Culture; Twentieth-Century Century Italian Literature and Cinema 
Academic and teaching staffAndrew Campbell  
 Dr Eleanor ChiariCultural Studies; Film; Italian and French; Memory Studies; Museum Studies; Twentieth-Century Italian History; Visual Culture 
 Professor John DickieBanditry and Brigandage; Freemasonry and Fraternalism; Italian Food; Italian History Since Unification; Italian Literature 1860-1925; Italian Opera in the 19th Century; Mafia; Nationalism and National Identity in Italy; Natural Disasters; Organised Crime; Southern Italy 
 Dr Catherine Keen  
 Dr Maria-Novella Mercuri  
 Dr Florian MussgnugAvant-Garde; Catastrophe; Ecocriticism; English; German; Italian; Modernism; Posthumanism; Postmodernism; Science Fiction; World Literature 
 Dr Marta NiccolaiItalian (post)colonialism; Migration, Migrant literature and cinema; multiculturalism; Refugee and migrant contemporary theatre and performance; race; political theatre 
 Professor Enrico PalandriPsychoanalysis; Early Psychoanalysis; Italian and Other European Authors; Novels and Politics; Twentieth-Century Writing (Poetry and Other Narratives); Politics 
 Dr Lucia RinaldiContemporary Literature and Film Studies; Crime Fiction and Film; Genre Theory; Political and Historical Fiction; Twentieth-Century Italian Literature and Cinema 
 Professor Vieri Samek-LodoviciDialect (Grammar, History, etc); Grammar (of a Language or Theory of grammar); Information Structure (Focus, Topichood, Givenness); Phonology (of a Language or Interesting Phonological Phenomenon); Syntax (of a Language or Interesting Syntactic Phenomenon); Language Acquisition (Study of How Language is Acquired by Children); Language Grammar (Syntax and/or Prosody of a Language or Dialect); Linguistics (Study of a Specific Theory in Linguistics or Grammatical Aspect of a Language; Prosody/Intonation (of a Language or Interesting Prosodic Phenomenon) 
Postgraduate teaching assistantsOlga Campofreda  
 Dr Stefano Rossoni  
LettoreSofia Sciardo  
Emeritus Professors & Honorary AppointmentsDr Stephen Bennetts  
 Dr Francesca Bugliani Knox  
 Dr Lesley Caldwell  
 Dr Barbara Garvin  
 Professor Dilwyn Knox  
 Professor Laura Lepschy  
 Professor Giulio Lepschy  
 Professor Robert Lumley  
 Dr Tiziana Provvidera  
 Dr Prue Shaw   
 Professor John Took  

 

Language & Culture BA
Staff typeNameResearch interestsPhD supervisor?
Programme DirectorDr Eleanor ChiariCultural Studies; Film; Italian and French; Memory Studies; Museum Studies; Twentieth-Century Italian History; Visual CultureComing soon...

 

Language, Culture & History MA
Staff typeNameResearch interestsPhD supervisor?
Programme DirectorDr James ConnollyWorld War I; Collaboration; Memory; Military Occupation; Modern French History (1789-Present); Modern European History; Nationalism and Identity; Occupier-Occupied Relations; Resistance; Twentieth-Century France; Twentieth-Century War; War, Culture and Society; World War IIComing soon...
Scandinavian Studies
Staff typeNameResearch interestsPhD supervisor?
Director of Scandinavian StudiesProfessor Jakob Stougaard-Nielsen Coming soon...
Language coordinator (Danish / Norwegian / Swedish)Dr Anne GrydehøjComparative Literature; Crime Fiction; Culture (Scandinavian Language and Culture); Identity and Intersectionality; Mediatisation; Minority Languages and Literatures 
Language coordinator (Icelandic / Old Norse)Dr Helga Hlaðgerður LúthersdóttirCinematic Representations of Race/Class/Gender/Sexual Orientations; Culture (Nordic Culture); Culture (Popular Culture); Film (Hollywood Cinema); Film (Nordic Film); Folk Narratives and Fairy Tales; Nordic Literature; Post-Colonialism; Superheroes 
Academic and teaching staffDr Haki AntonssonIcelandic History and Literature; Medieval History; Medieval Literature; Medieval Scandinavian History; Scandinavian and Europe, AD 500-1500; Scandinavian Literature AD 800-1500; Uses of the Middle Ages in the Present; Viking History and Society 
 Jelena Calic  
 Dr Elettra CarboneNordic Literature; Travel Literature; Mobility Studies; Museum Studies; North/South of Europe; Representations of National Identities in Literature (Imagology); Remediation of Visual Arts in Literature; Translation (Between Scandinavian Languages and Italian or English) 
 Dr Erin GoeresAssociate Professor 
 Jesper HansenSenior Teaching Fellow 
 Annika LindskogCultural History; Cultural Memory; Cultural Nationalism; Culture (Nordic Cultural Topics); Landscapes; Music; Swedish Language Related Topics; Translation 
 Dr Mart KuldkeppBaltic History; Cold War; Interwar Period; Scandinavian History; Scandinavian Politics; World War I 
 Professor Jakob Stougaard-Nielsen  
 Dr Claire ThomsonDocumentary; Film and Public Health; Film Institutions; Multisensory Cinema; Nordic Cinema; Public Information Film; Short Films; Unrealised Films; Slow Cinema 

 

Spanish, Portuguese & Latin American Studies
Staff typeNameResearch interestsPhD supervisor?
Director of Spanish, Portuguese & Latin American StudiesDr Gareth Wood Coming soon...
Language coordinators (Spanish)Ms Marga NavarreteAudio Description; Language Learning; Spanish; Translation; Website Accessibility; Website Localisation 
 Dr Mazal Oaknin  
Language coordinator (Portuguese)Dr Joana Rita RamalhoFilm Musicals; Gender Politics in Film/TV/Music; Gothic; Intermedial Performance Practices; Mental Illness; Neo-Victorianism in Film/TV; Sensorial Memory; Radical Humour and Political Correctness 
Academic and teaching staffDr Emily Baker  
 Professor Zoltán BiedermannCartography; Comparative Literature; Diplomacy; Global Connections; History; Portuguese Empire; Travel Literature 
 Mr Alejandro Bolanos García-EscribanoLiterary Translation (Spanish-English-French); Revoicing (Dubbing-Voiceover); Subtitling; Translation (Audiovisual-Multimedia Translation); Translation (Professional Translation); Translatology-Translation Studies; Translator Training-Translation Didactics 
 Dr Maria Chiara D'Argenio  
 Professor Jo Evans  
 Diego de Jesús Flores-Jaime  
 Dr Niall Geraghty  
 Professor Stephen Hart  
 Dr Macarena Jiménez NaranjoBiographical Studies; Comparative Literature; European Modernism; Linguistics in Foreign Languages Teaching; Literature of Exile and Counter-Exile; Teaching Foreign Languages; Twentieth-Century Spanish/Spanish American Literature and Culture 
 Mr Haydn Kirnon  
 Professor Claire Lindsay  
 Dr Deborah Martin  
 Dr Humberto Núñez-FaracoIndigenism; Literary Influence; Literature of Ideas; Poetics; Political Philosophy; Spanish American Independence 
 Dr Adrian Pearce  
 Ms Isabel Pérez Lamigueiro  
 Dr Joana Rita RamalhoFilm Musicals; Gender Politics in Film/TV/Music; Gothic; Intermedial Performance Practices; Mental Illness; Neo-Victorianism in Film/TV; Sensorial Memory; Radical Humour and Political Correctness 
 Dr Alexander SamsonColonial History of the Americas; Culture and History of Early Modern England and Spain; Golden Age Theatre and Lope de Vega; Literature; Novel and Cervantes; Translation and Intercultural Interaction 
 Dr Ana Claudia Suriani da SilvaBook History; Comparative Literature; Genetic Criticism; Lusophone Literature; Periodical Studies; Translation Studies 
Emeritus Professors & Honorary Research AssociatesDr María del Pilar Blanco  
 Professor Edward Chaney  
 Maria Darnley  
 Dr Francesca Denegri  
 Professor Evelyn Fishburn  
 Professor Angel María García Gómez  
 Dr Robert Goodwin  
 Professor Alberto Moreiras  
 Professor Peter Standish  
 Dr Breixo Viejo  
 Professor Jason Wilson  

 

Translation Studies (CenTraS)
Staff typeNameResearch interestsPhD supervisor?
Director of the Centre for Translation Studies (CenTraS) &
Programme Director (PGR)
Professor Kathryn BatchelorAfrica-China Relations; Francophone literature (African, Caribbean, North African); Frantz Fanon; Postcolonial Studies; Translation (Literary Translation - French and German if a Practical Element is Involved); Translation History; Translation TheoryComing soon...
Programme Director (MA)Dr Claire Shih  
Programme Director (MSc)Mr Alejandro Bolanos García-Escribano  
Academic staffDr Rocío Baños Piñero  
 Dr Geraldine BrodieTranslation History; Adaptation; Feminist Approaches to Translation; Literary Publishing Systems; Literary translation; London Theatre; Performance; Theatre Translation; Translating Song 
 Dr Christophe DeclercqBritish Area Studies (1789-1945); Localisation; Socio-Cultural Transnational History (1900-1945); Translation (Post-Editing Machine Translation); Translation (Specialised Translation) 
 Professor Jorge Díaz-CintasAudio Description; Dubbing; Subtitling; Translation Technology; Translation Theory; Voiceover; Access to the Media; Fan Dubbing; Fan Subbing; Practical Translation English Into Spanish 
 Professor  Federico M. FedericiCrisis Translation; Eye-Tracking Translation Research; Language Mediators in Crises 
 Professor Theo HermansEmeritus Professor 
Teaching FellowsDr Mariam AboelezzEnglish > Arabic 
 Ms Fatimah AljuiedEnglish > Arabic 
 Dr Bettina BajajLanguage and Automation 
 Ms Maria José AnjosEnglish > Portuguese Subtitling 
 Ms Jacqueline BallGerman > English 
 Ms Ingrid BerglundEnglish > Swedish Voiceover & Dubbing 
 Mr Alejandro Bolanos García-EscribanoEnglish > Spanish Subtitling; Literary Translation (Spanish-English-French); Revoicing (Dubbing-Voiceover); Subtitling; Translation (Audiovisual-Multimedia Translation); Translation (Professional Translation); Translatology-Translation Studies; Translator Training-Translation Didactics 
 Ms Deborah ChanEnglish > Chinese Subtitling, Voiceover & Dubbing 
 Dr Olivia CockburnSpanish > English 
 Ms Angela DicksonFrench > English 
 Ms Daniela FordTranslation Technology, English > German Medical, Scientific & Technical Translation 
 Ms Kristin GerdesEnglish > German Subtitling, Voiceover & Dubbing 
 Ms Ramona Gonczol

English > Romanian

 
 Ms Helle GulowsenEnglish > Norwegian Scientific & Technical Translation 
 Dr Mihye HarkerEnglish > Korean Subtitling, Medical, Scientific & Technical Translation 
 Ms Jessica Hinds-MingoSpanish > English 
 Ms Yuki KawaguchiEnglish > Japanese Medical Translation 
 Ms Thaïs KitaharaEnglish > Brazilian Portuguese Subtitling 
 Dr Juan LalagunaEnglish > Spanish Scientific & Technical Translation & History of Translation 
 Ms Anna LuccaEnglish > Italian Medical, Scientific & Technical Translation 
 Dr Eleni MarkouEnglish > Greek Medical, Scientific & Technical Translation 
 Ms Veronica MillerEnglish > Russian Subtitling, Voiceover & Dubbing 
 Ms Renata MliczakEnglish > Polish Subtitling, Voiceover & Dubbing 
 Dr Vicent MontaltEnglish > Spanish Medical Translation 
 Ms Marga NavarreteEnglish > Spanish Scientific & Technical Translation; Audio Description; Language Learning; Spanish; Translation; Website Accessibility; Website Localisation 
 Ms Emmanouela PatiniotakiTranslation Technology, Language & Automation, Scientific & Technical Translation; Access Services; Accessibility; Assistive Technology; Audio Description; Corpora; Greek; Localisation; SDH; Subtitling; Translation (Machine Translation); Translation (Specialised Translation); Translation Technology 
 Mrs Ania PlankEnglish > Polish Medical Translation 
 Mrs Anna PonomarevaEnglish > Russian Medical, Scientific & Technical Translation; History of Ideas; Literature and Music; Russian Symbolism; Translation (Practical Translation English into Russian); Translation History; Translation Theory; Russian Formalism 
 Dr Cécile RenaudEnglish > French Medical, Scientific & Technical Translation, Subtitling, Voiceover & Dubbing 
 Ms Monika RusinskaEnglish > Polish Scientific & Technical Translation 
 Ms Yoshiko ShimizuEnglish > Japanese Scientific & Technical Translation; Dubbing; Interpreting; Japanese; Subtitling; Translation (Crisis Translation); Translation (Legal Translation); Voiceover 
 Dr Victoria Solomonidis-HunterLanguage and Translation 
 Mr David StockingsGerman > English 
 Dr Sam StrongFrench > English and Localisation 
 Dr Caiwen WangEnglish > Chinese Scientific & Technical Translation; Cognition; Interpreting; Linguistics 
 Dr Soledad ZárateAccessibility; Children; Deaf; Hard of Hearing; SDH; Subtitling 
Research FellowsDr Tzu-yu LinComparative Postcolonial Studies; Taiwanese Literature and Memory Studies; Translation (Literary Translation); Translation (Postcolonial Translation); World Literature 
Honorary appointmentsProfessor Frederic Chaume  
 Dr Serenella Massidda  
 Dr Kristijan NikolicCAT Tools; Culture Specific Items; Interlingual Subtitling; Literary Translation; Technology; Subtitling Profession 
 Professor Irene Ranzato  

 

Race, Ethnicity and Postcolonial Studies
Staff type   NameResearch interestsPhD supervisor?
Programme DirectorProfessor Paul Gilroy  

 

 

Research Students

PhD / MPhil Students
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