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Head of Department & Chair of CMIIProfessor Claire Thomson
Director of Teaching and Deputy Head of DepartmentProfessor Seb Coxon
Research Director and REF Lead Dr Jennifer Rushworth 
Department ManagerRachel Anderson
Teaching and Learning ManagerRobert Bodden
Equality, Diversity & Inclusion (EDI) / Athena Swan / Disability Lead

Dr Maria Chiara D'Argenio
Dr Xiaofan Amy Li

Student AdvisorNosheen Aslam
Programme Directors
RoleName
Director of Comparative Literature (BA)Dr Emily Baker
Director of Comparative Literature (MA/PhD)Dr Xiaofan Amy Li
Director of Creative Critical Writing (PhD)Dr Tim Beasley-Murray
Director of Documentary-track (PhD)Professor Stephen Hart
Director of Dutch StudiesDr Hans Demeyer
Director of Early Modern Studies (MA)Dr Matthew Symonds
Director of Early Modern Studies (PhD)Professor Alexander Samson
Director of European Studies (MA/PhD)Dr Tessa Hauswedell
Director of ELCS modulesAnnika Lindskog
Director of Film Studies (MA/PhD)Dr Tom Cunliffe 
Director of French and Francophone StudiesProfessor Jane Gilbert
Director of Gender and Sexuality Studies (MA/PhD)Dr Alex Hyde and Dr Stefano Rossoni
Director of German StudiesDr Jeff Bowersox
Director of Health Humanities (MA/PhD)Professor Sonu Shamdasani 
Director of Italian StudiesDr Cristina Massaccesi
Director of joint degree with Venice Ca'FoscariProfessor Catherine Keen
Director of Language & Culture (BA)Dr Eleanor Chiari
Director of Language, Culture & History (MA)Dr Thibaut Raboin 
Director of Language Pathways (PhD)Professor Sonu Shamdasani 
Director of Philosophy, Politics & Economics of Health (MA) 
Director of Race, Ethnicity and Postcolonial Studies (PhD) 
Director of Race, Ethnicity and Postcolonial Studies (MA)
Professor Paul Gilroy 
Dr Luke de Noronha
Director of Scandinavian StudiesProfessor Jakob Stougaard-Nielsen
Director of Spanish, Portuguese and Latin American StudiesProfessor Alexander Samson 
Director of Translation Studies (PhD)Professor Kathryn Batchelor
Director of Translation Studies (MA)Dr Olivia Cockburn
Director of Translation & Technology (MSc)Daniela Ford
School Tutors
RoleName
Undergraduate Admissions TutorDr Beatrice Sica
Undergraduate Tutor and Undergraduate Examinations TutorAnthony McNeill
Undergraduate Dissertation TutorDr Lucy Bollington
Postgraduate Taught Programmes Tutor Dr Stefano Rossoni
Postgraduate Research Programmes TutorProfessor Sonu Shamdasani 
PGTA TutorDr Judith Beniston
Year Abroad Tutor and Affiliate TutorDr Geraldine Horan
Widening Participation and Outreach Tutor Christine Sas
SELCS Language Tutor Dr Anne Grydehøj
SELCS Language Tutor Ms Marie Fournier

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Professional Services Team
RoleNameE-mail
Departmental ManagerRachel Andersonrachel.anderson@ucl.ac.uk
Teaching & Student Support :  
Teaching and Learning ManagerRobert Boddenr.bodden@ucl.ac.uk
Student AdvisorNosheen Aslamnosheen.aslam@ucl.ac.uk
Teaching & Student Support OfficerRuth Austinruth.austin@ucl.ac.uk
Teaching & Student Support OfficerDerek Kempend.kempen@ucl.ac.uk
Teaching & Student Support OfficerMathew Greenwaym.greenway@ucl.ac.uk
Administrative OfficerJennifer Del Rosarioj.rosario@ucl.ac.uk
Administrative OfficerVanessa Alleynev.alleyne@ucl.ac.uk
Administrative OfficerFloriana Carusofloriana.caruso@ucl.ac.uk
Administrative OfficerAmit Chakravartyamit.chakravarty@ucl.ac.uk
Administrative OfficerHafsah Begumhafsah.begum@ucl.ac.uk
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Operations OfficerAlex Lopez Alvareza.lopez.alvarez@ucl.ac.uk
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Operations OfficerSusie Ivinssusie.ivins@ucl.ac.uk
Administrative OfficerAbbie Bambridgea.bambridge@ucl.ac.uk
Administrative OfficerMel Karakasm.karakas@ucl.ac.uk
Administrative OfficerShabina Ahadshabina.ahad@ucl.ac.uk

Academic & Teaching Staff

Alphabetically
NameAssociated programme(s)
A 
Mr James AgarFrench Studies, Gender and Sexuality Studies
Ms Marina AlessandroItalian Studies
Dr Akkad AlhusseinTranslation Studies
Ms Maria José AnjosTranslation Studies
Dr Christina AndersonDaphne Jackson Senior Research Fellow
Professor Haki AntonssenEarly Modern Studies, European Studies, Scandinavian Studies
Ms Ruth AustinFrench Studies
B 
Dr Benjamin BâcleFrench Studies
Dr Bettina Bajaj Translation Studies
Dr Emily BakerComparative Literature, Film Studies, Spanish, Portuguese & Latin American Studies
Dr Rocío Baños PiñeroTranslation Studies
Professor Kathryn BatchelorTranslation Studies
Dr Judith BenistonComparative Literature, Gender and Sexuality Studies, German Studies
Dr Stephen BennettsItalian Studies
Professor Zoltan BiedermannEarly Modern Studies, Spanish, Portuguese & Latin American Studies
Professor Stephanie BirdComparative Literature, Film Studies, German Studies
Dr Alejandro Bolaños García-EscribanoSpanish, Portuguese & Latin American Studies, Translation Studies
Dr Lucy BollingtonSpanish, Portuguese & Latin American Studies, Comparative Literature, Film Studies
Dr Jeff BowersoxGerman Studies
Professor Rachel BowlbyComparative Literature
Professor Patrick BrayComparative Literature, French Studies
Miss Fiona BrewerTranslation Studies
Professor Celia BrittonFrench Studies
Professor Geraldine BrodieComparative Literature, Translation Studies
Dr Francesca Bugliani KnoxItalian Studies
Professor Bill BynumHealth Humanities
C 
Dr Lesley CaldwellItalian Studies
Dr Jelena CalicScandinavian Studies
Ms Olga CampofredaItalian Studies
Dr Elettra CarboneScandinavian Studies
Ms Elsa CastroTranslation Studies
Ms Deborah ChanTranslation Studies
Professor Edward ChaneySpanish, Portuguese & Latin American Studies
Professor Frederic ChaumeTranslation Studies
Dr Eleanor ChiariItalian Studies, Language & Culture BA
Dr Camilo Chiappe Bejar Film Studies, Spanish, Portuguese & Latin American Studies
Mr Walid Chokhman French and Francophone Studies
Dr Olivia CockburnTranslation Studies
Dr James ConnollyEuropean Studies, French Studies, Language Culture & History MA
Professor Seb CoxonMedieval Studies, German Studies
Dr Tom CunliffeFilm Studies
D 
Dr Maria Chiara D'ArgenioSpanish, Portuguese & Latin American Studies
Dr Selena DalyItalian Studies
Professor Mererid Puw DaviesGerman Studies
Ms Romane Decorps French and Francophone Studies
Dr Juliana Demartini BritoGender and Sexuality Studies
Dr Hans DemeyerComparative Literature, Dutch Studies
Dr Jean-Baptiste de VaulxFilm Studies
Professor Jorge Díaz-CintasTranslation Studies
Professor John DickieItalian Studies
Professor Alison DiduckLaws
Dr Kirsty Sinclair DootsonFilm Studies
E 
Professor Jo EvansComparative Literature, Film Studies, Spanish, Portuguese & Latin American Studies
F 
Ms Valentina Faelli Translation Studies 
Professor Federico M. FedericiTranslation Studies
Professor Jane FenoulhetComparative Literature, Dutch Studies
Mr Diego D J Flores-JaimeSpanish, Portuguese & Latin American Studies
Mrs Daniela FordTranslation Studies
Dr Katharina ForsterGerman Studies
Ms Marie FournierFrench Studies
Professor Mary FulbrookGerman Studies
G 
Dr Barbara GarvinItalian Studies
Dr Niall GeraghtyComparative Literature, Spanish, Portuguese & Latin American Studies
Ms Kristin GerdesTranslation Studies
Professor Jane GilbertComparative Literature, Early Modern Studies, French Studies, Gender and Sexuality Studies
Dr Erin GoeresScandinavian Studies
Dr Robert GoodwinSpanish, Portuguese & Latin American Studies
Dr Blanca Gomez GarciaSpanish, Portuguese & Latin American Studies
Professor Lee GrievesonFilm Studies
Ms Anais GriffithsFrench Studies
Dr Anne GrydehøjScandinavian Studies
Ms Helle GulowsenTranslation Studies
H 
Professor Azzedine HaddourComparative Literature, French Studies
Professor Mairéad HanrahanFrench Studies, Gender and Sexuality Studies
Dr Mihye HarkerTranslation Studies
Professor Stephen M. HartComparative Literature, Documentary-track PhD, Film Studies, Spanish, Portuguese & Latin American Studies
Dr Tessa HauswedellDutch Studies, European Studies
Professor Theo HermansDutch Studies, Translation Studies
Professor Mark HewitsonGerman Studies, European Studies
Ms Jessica Hinds-MingoTranslation Studies
Dr Helga Hlaðgerður LúthersdóttirScandinavian Studies
Dr Geraldine HoranGerman Studies
Dr Alex HydeGender and Sexuality Studies
I 
Dr Kevin InstonEuropean Studies, French Studies
J 
Dr Macarena Jiménez NaranjoSpanish, Portuguese & Latin American Studies
Dr Emma JonesIOE
K 
Ms Yuki KawaguchiTranslation Studies
Professor Catherine KeenComparative Literature, Early Modern Studies, Italian Studies
Dr Maki KimuraPolitical Science
Mr Haydn KirnonSpanish, Portuguese & Latin American Studies, Translation Studies
Mr Terry King 
Ms Thaïs KitaharaTranslation Studies
Dr Brian KlaasEuropean Studies
Professor Dilwyn KnoxItalian Studies
Professor Susanne KordComparative Literature, Film Studies, German Studies
Dr Mart KuldkeppEuropean Studies, Scandinavian Studies
L 
Professor Christopher LawrenceHealth Humanities
Professor Andrew LeakFrench Studies
Dr Phil LeaskGerman Studies
Dr Christina LeeHealth Humanities
Dr Xiaofan Amy LiComparative Literature, French Studies
Dr Martin LiebscherGerman Studies, Health Humanities
Dr Tzu-yu LinTranslation Studies
Professor Claire LindsayFilm Studies, Spanish, Portuguese & Latin American Studies
Ms Annika LindskogScandinavian Studies
Dr Simon LockScience and Technology Studies
Professor Robert LumleyItalian Studies
M 
Dr Mouna MannaaTranslation Studies
Dr Eleni MarkouTranslation Studies
Professor Philippe MarlièreFrench Studies
Professor Deborah MartinFilm Studies, Gender and Sexuality Studies, Spanish, Portuguese & Latin American Studies
Dr Lo MarshallDepartment of Geography
Dr Cristina MassaccesiFilm Studies, Italian Studies
Dr Serenella MassiddaTranslation Studies
Dr Jann MatlockComparative Literature, Film Studies, French Studies
Professor Tim MathewsComparative Literature, French Studies
Ms Aoi Matsushima Translation Studies 
Dr Thibaut Maus De RolleyComparative Literature, Early Modern Studies, French Studies
Ms Irene MazzaItalian Studies
Dr Maria-Novella MercuriComparative Literature, Italian Studies
Ms Veronica MillerTranslation Studies
Professor Bob MillsDepartment of Art History
Ms Renata MliczakTranslation Studies
Ms Daniela MittelstadtSpanish, Portuguese & Latin American Studies
Professor Richard MoleSSEES
Dr Vicent MontaltTranslation Studies
Professor Alberto MoreirasSpanish, Portuguese & Latin American Studies
Professor Florian MussgnugComparative Literature, Italian Studies
N 
Dr Marga NavarreteSpanish, Portuguese & Latin American Studies, Translation Studies
Dr Mathelinda NabugodiComparative Literature
Dr Hélène Neveu KringelbachAfrican Studies, Comparative Literature, Film Studies, Gender and Sexuality Studies
Dr Marta NiccolaiItalian Studies
Dr Kristijan NikolicTranslation Studies
Dr Luke de NoronhaRace, Ethnicity and Postcolonial Studies
Professor Vivian NuttonHealth Humanities
O 
Dr Mazal OakninSpanish, Portuguese & Latin American Studies
P 
Professor Enrico PalandriComparative Literature, Italian Studies
Ms Christina ParteGerman Studies
Dr Dagmar PaulusGerman Studies
Dr Adrian PearceSpanish, Portuguese & Latin American Studies
Ms Isabel Pérez LamigueiroSpanish, Portuguese & Latin American Studies
Mrs Ania PlankTranslation Studies
Dr Anna PonomarevaTranslation Studies
Dr Tommaso PrivieroHealth Humanities
Dr Tiziana ProvvideraItalian Studies
Mr James PuchowskiScandinavian Studies
Q 
Dr Gerdi QuistDutch Studies
R 
Dr Thibaut RaboinFrench Studies, Gender and Sexuality Studies
Dr Joana Rita RamalhoSpanish, Portuguese & Latin American Studies
Dr Cécile RenaudFrench Studies, Translation Studies
Dr Lucia RinaldiFilm Studies, Italian Studies
Dr Annie RingFilm Studies, Gender and Sexuality Studies, German Studies
Professor Rachel RosenIOE
Dr Stefano RossoniGender and Sexuality Studies, Italian Studies
Ms Karine RoumetzFrench Studies
Dr Jennifer RushworthComparative Literature, French Studies
S 
Professor Reinier SalverdaDutch Studies
Professor Vieri Samek-LodoviciItalian Studies
Dr Lisa SampsonEarly Modern Studies, Italian Studies
Professor Alexander SamsonComparative Literature, Early Modern Studies, Spanish, Portuguese & Latin American Studies
Ms Christine SasDutch Studies
Dr Gianfranco SelgasSpanish, Portuguese & Latin American Studies
Professor Sonu ShamdasaniGerman Studies, Health Humanities
Dr Prue Shaw Italian Studies
Dr Claire ShihTranslation Studies
Dr Victoria ShowunmiIOE
Dr Beatrice SicaComparative Literature, Italian Studies
Dr Leah SidiHealth Humanities
Dr Macs SmithFrench and Francophone Studies
Dr Victoria Solomonidis-HunterTranslation Studies
Alicia Spencer-Hall Honorary Senior Research Fellow
Mr David StockingsTranslation Studies
Professor Jakob Stougaard-NielsenComparative Literature, Scandinavian Studies
Dr Ana Claudia Suriani da SilvaComparative Literature, Spanish, Portuguese & Latin American Studies
Professor Martin SwalesGerman Studies
Dr Matthew SymondsEarly Modern Studies
Dr Agnieszka SzarkowskaTranslation Studies
T 
Dr Georgia Thomas-ParrFilm Studies
Ms Sigrid ThomsenGerman Studies
Professor Claire ThomsonFilm Studies, Scandinavian Studies
Dr Torsten ThomsenScandinavian Studies
Professor Ulrich TiedauDutch Studies, Early Modern Studies, Gender and Sexuality Studies
Professor John TookItalian Studies
Dr Diana Beatrix Tyson 
U 
V 
Dr Reinier van StratenEuropean Studies, German Studies
Dr Breixo ViejoSpanish, Portuguese & Latin American Studies
Mr Paul VincentDutch Studies
W 
Professor Julian WalkerDevelopment Planning Unit
Dr Caiwen WangTranslation Studies
Dr Gareth WoodComparative Literature, Spanish, Portuguese & Latin American Studies
Professor Michael WortonFrench Studies
X 
  
Y 
Dr Xine YaoEnglish Department
Mr Shak YousafTranslation Studies 
Z 
Dr Soledad ZárateTranslation Studies

By programme:

Comparative Literature
NameResearch interestsPhD supervisor?
Programme Director (BA) Coming soon...
Dr Emily Baker  
Programme Director (MA / PhD)  

Dr Xiaofan Amy Li

  
Academic and teaching staff  
Dr Emily Baker  
Dr Lucy Bollington  
Dr Hans DemeyerAffect; Critical Theory; Dutch Literature; Ideology; Marxism; Queer Theory; Twentieth and Twenty-First-Century Fiction     
Dr Sonia Gollance  
Professor Stephen M. Hart19th and 20th-century Spanish-American literature, Latin American film and documentary. 
Dr Jann Matlock  
Professor Florian MussgnugAvant-Garde; Catastrophe; Ecocriticism; English; German; Italian; Modernism; Posthumanism; Postmodernism; Science Fiction; World Literature 
Dr Mathelinda Nabugodi  
Dr Hélène Neveu KringelbachEthnography; African Migrations; Anthropology; Dance and Music; Film (Francophone and African); Gender in Africa; Performance; Photography (African); West Africa; Transnational Families 
Dr Stefano Rossoni  
Dr Jennifer Rushworth  
Professor Jakob Stougaard-NielsenComparative literature; Scandinavian literature; authorship studies; climate fiction; health humanities; 19th century literature; folk- and fairy tales; Hans Christian Andersen studies, Henry James studies; English and American literature after 1800; crime fiction; cultural studies; visual culture studies; book and publishing studies 
   
Associated staff  
Dr 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 BirdModern literature and literary theory, German film, the representation of history in literature and film, gender in literature and film, national identity, shame, melodrama and comedy, interdisciplinary and comparative work. 
Professor Patrick Bray  
Professor Geraldine BrodieTranslation History; Adaptation; Feminist Approaches to Translation; Literary Publishing Systems; Literary translation; London Theatre; Performance; Theatre Translation; Translating Song 
Mr Andrew CampbellThe life and works of Paolo Antonio Foscarini (c. 1562–1616); Renaissance encyclopedism; the disputation booklet in early modern Italy; weather forecasting in southern Italy, 1560–1640. 
Dr Maria Chiara D'ArgenioVisual culture; magazines and print culture; Latin American cinema (early and contemporary), photography and art; race and ethnicity; indigeneity; nation and citizenship; decoloniality; connections between Italy and Latin America 
Dr Niall Geraghty  
Professor 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  
Professor Catherine KeenMedieval Italian literary and cultural topics; Dante; the vernacular lyric from the Sicilians to Petrarch; the works of Brunetto Latini; medieval translation and reception of the classics (Cicero and Ovid); pilgrimage, exile, and other forms of mobility and displacement in medieval Italy. 
Professor Susanne KordCultural History and Reception; 18th and 19th Century German Literature; Film (Hollywood Movies, Particularly Genre Films); Popular Representations of Gender (Particularly in Film); Pre 20th Century Ideas of Gender and Crime (Both Crime Stories and Actual Cases); Women's Literature (Particularly Theatre). 
Dr Tzu-yu LinEnglish > Chinese Translation 
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 MercuriEnglish and American Literature, New Woman literature, Shakespeare, German History of Culture, Comparative Literature, Italian Renaissance art, Italian crime fiction 
Dr Marta NiccolaiItalian (post)colonialism; Migration, Migrant literature and cinema; multiculturalism; Refugee and migrant contemporary theatre and performance; race; political theatre 
Dr 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 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 
Professor 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 Leah Sidi  
Dr Ana Claudia Suriani da SilvaComparative Literature; Genetic Criticism; Lusophone Literature; Periodical Studies; Translation Studies; 19th century Brazilian literature, book and fashion history 

Dr Gareth Wood

19th and 20th-century Spanish literature, the novel of the Restoration period in Spain, contemporary Spanish fiction/translation.

 
Emeritus professors  
Professor Rachel Bowlby  
Professor Jo Evans19th and 20th-century Spanish literature, Spanish film, migration, mobility and space. 
Professor Jane Fenoulhet  
Professor Tim Mathews20th / 21st century French Literature; comparative literature and comparative approaches; French poetry from Baudelaire to the present; Avant-Garde Aesthetics, 1900-1945; Guillaume Apollinaire, Aimé Césaire, Michel Houellebecq; issues of the imaginary in critical theory; relations of literature and visual art; translation; art writing, creative critical writing. 
Professor Enrico PalandriPsychoanalysis; Early Psychoanalysis; Italian and Other European Authors; Novels and Politics; Twentieth-Century Writing (Poetry and Other Narratives); Politics 
   
   

 

Creative Critical Writing PhD
NameResearch interestsPhD supervisor?
Programme Director Coming soon...
Professor Tim Mathews (Founding Director)20th / 21st century French Literature; comparative literature and comparative approaches; French poetry from Baudelaire to the present; Avant-Garde Aesthetics, 1900-1945; Guillaume Apollinaire, Aimé Césaire, Michel Houellebecq; issues of the imaginary in critical theory; relations of literature and visual art; translation; art writing, creative critical writing. 

 

Documentary Track PhD
NameResearch interestsPhD supervisor?
Programme Director Coming soon...
Professor Stephen Hart19th and 20th-century Spanish-American literature, Latin American film and documentary. 

 

Dutch Studies / Low Countries Studies
NameResearch interestsPhD supervisor?
Director of Dutch Studies  Coming soon...
Dr Hans DemeyerAffect; Critical Theory; Dutch Literature; Ideology; Marxism; Queer Theory; Twentieth and Twenty-First-Century Fiction 
Academic, teaching and research staff  
Dr Tessa HauswedellContemporary Anglophone; Cultural Studies and Theory; European Integration; German Literature; Migration; Multiculturalism; Nationalism; Digital Humanities; European Integration and Identity; Nationalism and Ethnicity 
Professor Ulrich TiedauEuropean History; Cultural and Social History of War; History of Pacifism and the European Movement; Nationalism and Internationalism; Digital History; Digital Humanities 
Dr Christina AndersonDaphne Jackson Senior Research Fellow 
Language coordinator  
Ms Christine Sas Applied linguistics and educational linguistics, Sociolinguistics, Translation and interpretation studies, Language, communication and culture, Language studies 
Honorary staff  
Dr Nicholas Piercey  
Dr Gerdi Quist  
Professor Reinier Salverda  
Paul Vincent  
Emeriti  
Professor Jane Fenoulhet  
Professor Theo Hermans  

 

Early Modern Studies
NameResearch interestsPhD supervisor?
Programme Director (MA) Coming soon...
Dr Matthew Symonds  
Programme Director (PhD)  
Professor 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 staff  
Dr Robyn Adams  
Professor Haki AntonssenIcelandic 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 
Professor Zoltan BiedermannCartography; Comparative Literature; Diplomacy; Global Connections; History; Portuguese Empire; Travel Literature 
Mr Andrew CampbellThe life and works of Paolo Antonio Foscarini (c. 1562–1616); Renaissance encyclopedism; the disputation booklet in early modern Italy; weather forecasting in southern Italy, 1560–1640. 
Seb Coxon

Gender and masculinities; beards, hair and baldness as literary and iconographic motifs; comedy and cultures of laughter; early modern jokes and joke-books; fools and folly

 
   
Professor 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 
Julian Hoppit   
Professor Catherine KeenMdieval Italian literary and cultural topics; Dante; the vernacular lyric from the Sicilians to Petrarch; the works of Brunetto Latini; medieval translation and reception of the classics (Cicero and Ovid); pilgrimage, exile, and other forms of mobility and displacement in medieval Italy. 
Gerard Kilroy   
Thibaut Maus de Rolley

Chivalric Fiction; Comparative Literature, French; Dreams, Delusions and Illusions; Early Modern Studies; History of Science; Magic, Demonology and Witchcraft; Travel Writing; Utopia.

 
Sarah Milne  
Dr Lisa SampsonCultural Networks; Italian Literature; Renaissance Art History; Renaissance Culture and History (Especially Italy); Theatre and Performance; Women's Writing 
Professor Ulrich TiedauEuropean History; Cultural and Social History of War; History of Pacifism and the European Movement; Nationalism and Internationalism; Digital History; Digital Humanities 
Anne Welsh  

 

European Studies
NameResearch interestsPhD supervisor?
Programme Director Coming soon...
Dr Tessa HauswedellContemporary Anglophone; Cultural Studies and Theory; European Integration; German Literature; Migration; Multiculturalism; Nationalism; Digital Humanities; European Integration and Identity; Nationalism and Ethnicity 
Teaching staff  
Dr 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 
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 
Professor Mark HewitsonEuropean Integration;  Globalisation; Historical Theory; 19th and 20th century German history; nationalism in Europe from the 18th century to the present; the First World War; war and society in Germany since the Napoleonic wars; German social and political thought; the history of European integration; visual history, intellectual and comparative history. 
Kevin Inston

Esposito; Foucault; Laclau & Mouffe; Rousseau,  20th Century Political thought and Philosophy (Derrida, Nancy, Rancière, Lefort et al) with a particular emphasis on democracy, community and equality. 

 
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 
Dr Mart KuldkeppBaltic History; Cold War; Interwar Period; Scandinavian History; Scandinavian Politics; World War I 
Reinier van Straten  
Professor Ulrich TiedauEuropean History; Cultural and Social History of War; History of Pacifism and the European Movement; Nationalism and Internationalism; Digital History; Digital Humanities 

 

Film Studies
NameResearch interests PhD supervisor
Core staff  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   

Dr Tom Cunliffe

Chinese-language cinemas (especially on Hong Kong film history, Taiwan cinema, contemporary Hong Kong-Mainland co-productions, independent Chinese cinema) 
Hong Kong Studies; Political Cinema; Classical Hollywood; Film History; The Cold War; Film Censorship; Asian Cinema; Cultural Studies; Transnational Studies; Melodrama Film; Festival Studies.

  
Teaching staff   
Dr Emily Baker   
Professor Stephanie BirdModern literature and literary theory, German film, the representation of history in literature and film, gender in literature and film, national identity, shame, melodrama and comedy, interdisciplinary and comparative work.  
Dr Lucy Bollington   
Dr Camilo Chiappe Bejar   
Dr Maria Chiara D'ArgenioVisual culture; magazines and print culture; Latin American cinema (early and contemporary), photography and art; race and ethnicity; indigeneity; nation and citizenship; decoloniality; connections between Italy and Latin America  
Dr Jean-Baptiste de Vaulx Associate Lecturer (Teaching) in Film and Media  
Dr Kirsty Sinclair Dootson19th and 20th-century british visual culture, material and technical histories of art and film, colour media.  
Professor Stephen Hart19th and 20th-century Spanish-American literature, Latin American film and documentary.  
Professor Susanne KordCultural History and Reception; 18th and 19th Century German Literature; Film (Hollywood Movies, Particularly Genre Films); Popular Representations of Gender (Particularly in Film); Pre 20th 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  
Professor Claire Lindsay19th and 20th-century scientific and literary travel writing in Latin America, 19th and 20th-century Spanish-American literature, Latin American film, Latino Studies, migration, mobility and space.  
Professor Claire Thomson  Documentary; Film and Public Health; Film Institutions; Multisensory Cinema; Nordic Cinema; Public Information Film; Short Films; Unrealised Films; Slow Cinema  
Dr Cristina MassaccesiTranslation Studies; Adaptation; Film Studies; Genre Studies; Graphic Novels and Comics; Sequential Art; Popular Culture; Twentieth-Century Century Italian Literature and Cinema  
Professor Deborah MartinLatin American cinema, women's filmmaking, Lucrecia Martel. Gender, queer and feminist approaches. Eco-activism in Latin American film and visual arts. Environmental arts and humanities.  
Dr Jann Matlock   
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  
Dr Georgia Thomas-ParrFeminism and Gender; Youth, Girlhood and Coming-of-Age; Cosplay, Anime Fandom and Subcultures relating to Japanese Popular Culture and Media (esp. Maid Cafés); Audiovisual Essay-Making; Sociology and Cultural Anthropology; Documentary and Ethnographic Filmmaking; Decolonisation and Depatriarchalisation; Global and Transnational Cinema.  
Emeritus professors   
Professor Jo Evans19th and 20th-century Spanish literature, Spanish film, migration, mobility and space.      

 

French and Francophone Studies
NameResearch interestsPhD supervisor?
Director of French Studies Coming soon...

Professor 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

 
Language coordinators  
Ms Marie Fournier  
Academic and teaching staff  
Mr James AgarQueer Theory; Contemporary French Fiction; Gay Studies HIV/AIDS (Cultures of); Modern French Fiction; Queer Cinema 
Ms 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 
Professor Patrick 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 Thibaut Maus De Rolley

Chivalric Fiction; Comparative Literature, French; Dreams, Delusions and Illusions; Early Modern Studies; History of Science; Magic, Demonology and Witchcraft; Travel Writing; Utopia 
Anais Griffiths  
Professor Azzedine Haddour  
Professor Mairéad HanrahanContemporary French literature and literary theory, including issues relating to gender, genre, deconstruction. 
Dr Kevin InstonEsposito; Foucault; Laclau & Mouffe; Rousseau,  20th Century Political thought and Philosophy (Derrida, Nancy, Rancière, Lefort et al) with a particular emphasis on democracy, community and equality.  
Dr Xiaofan Amy Li  
Professor Philippe Marlière

Antisemitism; Multiculturalism; French and European Politics; Immigration, Integration and Citizenship; Islamaphobia; Political Ideologies; Populism; Racism; French sociology (Pierre Bourdieu); France and the European Union.

 
Dr Jann Matlock  
Dr Thibaut RaboinAsylum; Deindustrialisation; Nationhood; Noir Literature; Political Emotions; Queer 
Dr Cécile Renaud  
Karine Roumetz  
Dr Jennifer RushworthMusic; Translation; Medievalism; Mourning; Reception; Theory 
Dr Macs SmithContemporary French Theatre; Urban Literature and Art; Paris; French Film; Theory, with particular interests in Media Theory, Hospitality, Ecology, Biopolitics 
French Lecteurs/Lectrices  
Mr Walid Chokhman  
Ms Romane Decorps   
Emeritus and Honorary Appointments  
Professor Celia Britton  
Professor Andrew Leak  
Professor Tim Mathews20th / 21st century French Literature; comparative literature and comparative approaches; French poetry from Baudelaire to the present; Avant-Garde Aesthetics, 1900-1945; Guillaume Apollinaire, Aimé Césaire, Michel Houellebecq; issues of the imaginary in critical theory; relations of literature and visual art; translation; art writing, creative critical writing. 

Professor Michael Worton

  
Alicia Spencer-Hall Honorary Senior Research Fellow 
Dr Diana Beatrix Tyson  
In Memoriam  
Dr Roland-François Lack: an obituary for a much missed colleague  
Gender and Sexuality Studies
NameResearch interestsPhD supervisor?
Programme Director Coming soon...
Dr Alex HydeCritical Security Studies; Ethnography; Feminist Epistemology; Gender Theory; Militarisation 
Dr Stefano Rossoni  
Core academic staff  
Dr Thibaut RaboinAsylum; Deindustrialisation; Nationhood; Noir Literature; Political Emotions; Queer 
Dr Juliana Demartini Brito   
Teaching staff  
Mr James AgarQueer Theory; Contemporary French Fiction; Gay Studies HIV/AIDS (Cultures of); Modern French Fiction; Queer Cinema 
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 
Dr Hans Demeyer  
Professor Alison Diduck  

Professor 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 
Professor Mairéad HanrahanContemporary French literature and literary theory, including issues relating to gender, genre, deconstruction. 
Dr Emma Jones  
Dr Maki Kimura  
Philippa HetheringtonTribute to Dr Philippa Hetherington (SSEES) 
Dr Simon Lock  
Dr Lo Marshall  
Professor Deborah MartinLatin American cinema, women's filmmaking, Lucrecia Martel. Gender, queer and feminist approaches. Eco-activism in Latin American film and visual arts. Environmental arts and humanities. 
Professor Bob Mills  
Professor 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 
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 
Dr Jordana Ramalho  
Prof Rachel Rosen  
Dr Victoria Showunmi  
Dr Leah Sidi  

Professor Julian Walker

  
Dr Xine Yao  
Postgraduate Teaching Assistants   
Luisa Boada Bayona  
Arthur Davis  
Ella Rossman  
Emeritus Staff  
Professor Ann Varley  
Professor Jane Fenoulhet  
German Studies
NameResearch interestsPhD supervisor?
Director of German Studies Coming soon...

Dr Jeff Bowersox

Colonialism; Migration; Modern German history, German colonial culture and practice; the history of nationalism; the history of youth; the black diaspora in the German-speaking lands; American-German entanglements; race and popular culture; and cultural approaches to the history of the Kaiserreich. 
Language coordinator  
Dr Dagmar PaulusGerman Realism; Nationalism in the Nineteenth and Early Twentieth Centuries 
Academic and teaching staff  
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 BirdModern literature and literary theory, German film, the representation of history in literature and film, gender in literature and film, national identity, shame, melodrama and comedy, interdisciplinary and comparative work. 
Professor Seb Coxon

Gender and masculinities; beards, hair and baldness as literary and iconographic motifs; comedy and cultures of laughter; early modern jokes and joke-books; fools and folly

 
Professor Mererid Puw DaviesFairy tales (Märchen) and fantastic literature and film; 20th and 21st century German literature, culture and film, cultural history, literature and film of the Federal Republic of Germany and the culture of the West German protest movements of the 1960s; comparative approaches, and poetry. 
Professor Mary Fulbrook20th century German social and political history, the Third Reich and GDR, inter-disciplinary, transnational and comparative approaches. 
Professor Mark HewitsonEuropean Integration;  Globalisation; Historical Theory; 19th and 20th century German history; nationalism in Europe from the 18th century to the present; the First World War; war and society in Germany since the Napoleonic wars; German social and political thought; the history of European integration; visual history, intellectual and comparative history. 
Dr Geraldine HoranSociolinguistics; History of the Language; Language and Ideology; Political Linguistics; Discourse analysis, political discourse, gender and language, language and National Socialism, nationalist discourse, far-right discourse, and taboo language (e.g. cursing and swearing). 
Professor Susanne KordCultural History and Reception; 18th and 19th Century German Literature; Film (Hollywood Movies, Particularly Genre Films); Popular Representations of Gender (Particularly in Film); Pre 20th Century Ideas of Gender and Crime (Both Crime Stories and Actual Cases); Women's Literature (Particularly Theatre). 
Dr Martin Liebscher19th and 20th Century German philosophy (Nietzsche, Schopenhauer, the history of the unconscious, the history of psychology, psychoanalysis and analytical psychology, C.G. Jung studies), and twentieth Century Austrian literature. 
Christina Parte  
   
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  
Ms Sigrid Thomsen  
Lektorinnen  
Dr Katharina Forster  
Honorary and Emeritus staff  
Dr Phil Leask  
Professor Martin Swales  
Health Humanities / Philosophy, Politics and Economics of Health
NameResearch interestsPhD supervisor?
Programme Director (Health Humanities) Coming soon...
Professor Sonu ShamdasaniPsychoanalysis; Continental Philosophy; History of Medicine; History of Psychology; Intellectual History; Psychiatry 
Programme Director (Philosophy, Politics & Economics of Health)  
Dr Leah Sidi  
Teaching staff  
Dr Martin Liebscher19th and 20th Century German philosophy (Nietzsche, Schopenhauer, the history of the unconscious, the history of psychology, psychoanalysis and analytical psychology, C.G. Jung studies), and twentieth Century Austrian literature. 
Emeritus staff and Honorary appointments  
Professor Bill Bynum  
Professor Christopher Lawrence  
Dr Christina Lee  
Professor Vivian Nutton  
Dr Tommaso Priviero  
Dr Andrew Wear  
Italian Studies
NameResearch interestsPhD supervisor?
Director of Italian Studies Coming soon...
Dr Cristina MassaccesiFilm Studies, Sequential Art, Animation Cinema, Italian Cinema, Film Adaptation, Graphic Novels, Japanese Anime and Manga, Translation Studies, Contemporary Fiction and Fanfiction 
Language coordinator  
Dr Lucia RinaldiContemporary Literature and Film Studies; Crime Fiction and Film; Genre Theory; Political and Historical Fiction; Twentieth-Century Italian Literature and Cinema 
Academic and teaching staff  
Dr Marina AlessandroItalian Language, Translation Studies, Language Teaching and Acquisition, Sociolinguistics 
Dr Eleanor ChiariCultural Studies; Film; Italian and French; Memory Studies; Museum Studies; Twentieth-Century Italian History; Visual Culture 
Dr Selena DalyItalian Studies 
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 
Professor Catherine KeenMdieval Italian literary and cultural topics; Dante; the vernacular lyric from the Sicilians to Petrarch; the works of Brunetto Latini; medieval translation and reception of the classics (Cicero and Ovid); pilgrimage, exile, and other forms of mobility and displacement in medieval Italy 
Irene Mazza  
Dr Maria-Novella MercuriEnglish and American Literature, New Woman literature, Shakespeare, German History of Culture, Comparative Literature, Italian Renaissance art, Italian crime fiction 
Professor Florian MussgnugAvant-Garde; Catastrophe; Ecocriticism; English; German; Italian; Modernism; Posthumanism; Postmodernism; Science Fiction; World Literature 
Dr Lucia RinaldiContemporary Literature and Film Studies; Crime Fiction and Film; Genre Theory; Political and Historical Fiction; Twentieth-Century Italian Literature and Cinema 
Dr Stefano Rossoni  
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) 
Dr Lisa SampsonCultural Networks; Italian Literature; Renaissance Art History; Renaissance Culture and History (Especially Italy); Theatre and Performance; Women's Writing 
Dr Beatrice SicaAvant-gardes (Futurism Dada, Surrealism); Italian literature and art during Fascism; magical realism and fantastic literature; poetry; cultural exchanges between Italy and other countries, particularly France and the United States of America 
Postgraduate teaching assistants  
   
Lettore / Lettrice  
   
Emeritus Professors & Honorary Appointments  
Dr Stephen Bennetts  
Dr Francesca Bugliani Knox  
Dr Lesley Caldwell  
Dr Carlotta Ferrara degli Uberti  
Dr Barbara Garvin  
Professor Dilwyn Knox  

Professor Robert Lumley

  
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 Tiziana Provvidera  
Dr Prue Shaw   
Professor John Took

 

 
Language & Culture BA
NameResearch interestsPhD supervisor?
Programme Director Coming soon...
Dr Eleanor ChiariCultural Studies; Film; Italian and French; Memory Studies; Museum Studies; Twentieth-Century Italian History; Visual Culture 
Language, Culture & History MA
NameResearch interestsPhD supervisor?
Programme Director Coming soon...
Dr Thibaut RaboinAsylum; Deindustrialisation; Nationhood; Noir Literature; Political Emotions; Queer 
Teaching staff  
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 
Race, Ethnicity and Postcolonial Studies
NameResearch interestsPhD supervisor?
Programme Director Coming soon...
Professor Tariq Jazeel  
Admissions Tutor  
Dr Luke de Noronha  
Teaching staff  
Scandinavian Studies
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Director of Scandinavian Studies Coming soon...
Professor Jakob Stougaard-NielsenComparative literature; Scandinavian literature; authorship studies; climate fiction; health humanities; 19th century literature; folk- and fairy tales; Hans Christian Andersen studies, Henry James studies; English and American literature after 1800; crime fiction; cultural studies; visual culture studies; book and publishing studies 
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 staff  
Professor 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 
Dr Jelena CalicCritical language pedagogy; language contact and variation; multilingualism and standard language ideologies in Easter Europe and in the Nordic region; migration and discourses of integration in the Nordic region 
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 
Dr Mart KuldkeppBaltic History; Cold War; Interwar Period; Scandinavian History; Scandinavian Politics; World War I 
Annika LindskogCultural History; Cultural Memory; Cultural Nationalism; Culture (Nordic Cultural Topics); Landscapes; Music; Swedish Language Related Topics; Translation 
   
James PuchowskiSociolinguistics, linguistic anthropology, ethnography, Norwegian Nynorsk, minority languages, language activism 
Professor Jakob Stougaard-NielsenComparative literature; Scandinavian literature; authorship studies; climate fiction; health humanities; 19th century literature; folk- and fairy tales; Hans Christian Andersen studies, Henry James studies; English and American literature after 1800; crime fiction; cultural studies; visual culture studies; book and publishing studies 
Professor Claire ThomsonDocumentary; Film and Public Health; Film Institutions; Multisensory Cinema; Nordic Cinema; Public Information Film; Short Films; Unrealised Films; Slow Cinema 
Emeritus Professors & Honorary Appointments  
Dr Torsten ThomsenComparative Literature, Danish Romanticism, Hans Christian Andersen, Fairy Tale Studies, World Literature 
Spanish, Portuguese & Latin American Studies
NameResearch interestsPhD supervisor?
Director of Spanish, Portuguese & Latin American Studies Coming soon...

Professor Alexander Samson

  
Language coordinators (Spanish)  
Dr 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 staff  
Dr Emily Baker  
Professor Zoltán BiedermannCartography; Comparative Literature; Diplomacy; Global Connections; History; Portuguese Empire; Travel Literature 
Dr Alejandro Bolaños 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 Lucy Bollington  
Dr Camilo Chiappe Bejar  
Dr Maria Chiara D'ArgenioVisual culture; magazines and print culture; Latin American cinema (early and contemporary), photography and art; race and ethnicity; indigeneity; nation and citizenship; decoloniality; connections between Italy and Latin America 
Mr Diego D J Flores-Jaime  
Dr Niall Geraghty  
Dr Blanca Gomez Garcia  
Professor Stephen Hart19th and 20th-century Spanish-American literature, Latin American film and documentary. 
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 Lindsay19th and 20th-century scientific and literary travel writing in Latin America, 19th and 20th-century Spanish-American literature, Latin American film, Latino Studies, migration, mobility and space. 
Professor Deborah MartinLatin American cinema, women's filmmaking, Lucrecia Martel. Gender, queer and feminist approaches. Eco-activism in Latin American film and visual arts. Environmental arts and humanities. 
Ms Daniela Mittelstadt  
Dr Adrian PearceSpanish colonial policy in the Americas and its outcomes in the long 18th century; British relations with Latin America, also primarily in the 18th century, and with a particular focus on trade; and the native peoples of the Andes in the 19th and 20th centuries. 
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 
Professor 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 SilvaComparative Literature; Genetic Criticism; Lusophone Literature; Periodical Studies; Translation Studies; 19th century Brazilian literature, book and fashion history 
Dr Gianfranco SelgasEnvironmental and energy humanities, cultural studies, and the relationship between culture and politics in Latin America and the Caribbean. Late-19th, 20th, and 21st century Latin American and Caribbean cultural production and politics engaging with exctractivism to studies on critical theory and material culture with a world-ecological perspective.

 

Dr Gareth Wood19th and 20th-century Spanish literature, the novel of the Restoration period in Spain, contemporary Spanish fiction/translation. 
Emeritus Professors & Honorary Research Associates  
Professor Edward Chaney  
Maria Darnley  
Professor Jo Evans19th and 20th-century Spanish literature, Spanish film, migration, mobility and space. 
Professor Evelyn Fishburn  
Dr Robert Goodwin  
Professor Alberto Moreiras  
Dr Breixo Viejo  
Translation Studies (CenTraS)
NameResearch interestsPhD supervisor?
Director of the Centre for Translation Studies (CenTraS) &
Programme Director (PhD)
 Coming soon...
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 Theory 
Programme Director (MA)  
Dr Olivia Cockburn  
Programme Director (MSc)  
Mrs Daniela Ford  
Academic staff  
Dr Rocío Baños Piñero  
Dr Alejandro Bolaños 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 
Professor Geraldine BrodieTranslation History; Adaptation; Feminist Approaches to Translation; Literary Publishing Systems; Literary translation; London Theatre; Performance; Theatre Translation; Translating Song 
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 
Dr Claire ShihTranslation and Interpreting Studies; Translation Process Research; Web Search in Translation 
Dr Xiaochun ZhangEnglish > Chinese Translation; Game localisation, Game Accessibility, Fan Audiovisual Translation, Translation Technology, Practical Translation English to Chinese  
Teaching staff  
  

 

Ms Maria José AnjosEnglish > Portuguese Subtitling 
Ms Jacqueline BallGerman > English 
Dr Bettina BajajLanguage and Automation 
Miss Fiona BrewerFrench > English 
Ms Deborah ChanEnglish > Chinese Subtitling, Voiceover & Dubbing 
Dr Olivia CockburnSpanish > English 
Ms Angela DicksonFrench > English 
Ms Valentina Faelli English > Italian 
Mrs Daniela FordTranslation Technology, Machine Translation, 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 Tzu-yu LinEnglish > Chinese Translation 
  

 

Dr Mouna MannaaEnglish> Arabic  
Dr Eleni MarkouEnglish > Greek Medical, Scientific & Technical Translation 
Ms Aoi MatsushimaEnglish > Japanese 
Ms Veronica MillerEnglish>Russian Interpreting, Translation, Subtitling, Voiceover and Dubbing, Culture, History and Economics 
Ms Renata MliczakEnglish > Polish Subtitling, Voiceover & Dubbing 
Dr Vicent MontaltEnglish > Spanish Medical Translation 
Dr Marga NavarreteEnglish > Spanish Scientific & Technical Translation; Audio Description; Language Learning; Spanish; Translation; Website Accessibility; Website Localisation 
Mrs Ania PlankEnglish > Polish Medical Translation 
Dr 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 
Dr Victoria Solomonidis-HunterLanguage and Translation 
Mr David StockingsGerman > English 
Dr Caiwen WangEnglish > Chinese Scientific & Technical Translation; Cognition; Interpreting; Linguistics 
Mr Shak YousafLecturer (Teaching) in Audia Description 
Dr Soledad ZárateAccessibility; Children; Deaf; Hard of Hearing; SDH; Subtitling 
Honorary appointments  
Dr Akkad Alhussein  
Professor Frederic Chaume  
Dr Serenella Massidda  
Dr Kristijan NikolicCAT Tools; Culture Specific Items; Interlingual Subtitling; Literary Translation; Technology; Subtitling Profession 
Professor Irene Ranzato  
Noelia Marques-Cobeta  
Emeritus Professor  
Professor Theo Hermans  
PhD / MPhil Students
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