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Head of Department & Chair of CMIIProfessor Jo Evans
Deputy Head of DepartmentProfessor Florian Mussgnug
Research Director and REF LeadDr Kevin Inston
Department ManagerRachel Anderson
Deputy Department ManagerSusan Westbrook
Equality, Diversity & Inclusion (EDI) / Athena Swan / Disability Leads

Dr Maria Chiara D'Argenio
Dr Xiaofan Amy Li

Programme Directors
RoleName
Director of African Studies (MA)Dr Hélène Neveu Kringelbach
Director of Comparative Literature (BA)Dr Jennifer Rushworth
Director of Comparative Literature (MA/PhD)Dr Hans Demeyer
Director of Creative Critical Writing (PhD)Dr Tim Beasley-Murray
Director of Documentary-track (PhD)Professor Stephen Hart
Director of Dutch StudiesChristine Sas
Director of Early Modern Studies (MA)Dr Matthew Symonds
Director of Early Modern Studies (PhD)Dr Alexander Samson
Director of European Studies (MA/PhD)Dr Mart Kuldkepp
Director of Film Studies (MA/PhD)Professor Claire Thomson
Director of French and Francophone StudiesDr Thibaut Maus de Rolley
Director of Gender and Sexuality Studies (MA/PhD)Professor Ann Varley
Director of German StudiesDr Seb Coxon
Director of Health Humanities (MA/PhD)Professor Sonu Shamdasani 
Director of Italian StudiesDr Lisa Sampson
Director of Language & Culture (BA)Dr Eleanor Chiari
Director of Language, Culture & History (MA)Dr James Connolly (term 1 and 3) 
Dr Thibaut Raboin (term 2)
Director of language pathways (PhD)Professor Sonu Shamdasani 
Director of Philosophy, Politics & Economics of Health (MA)Dr Leah Sidi
Director of Race, Ethnicity and Postcolonial Studies (PhD) 
Admissions Tutor for 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 StudiesDr Gareth Wood
Director of Translation Studies (PhD)Professor Jorge Díaz-Cintas
Director of Translation Studies (MA)Dr Olivia Cockburn
Director of Translation & Technology (MSc)Dr Alejandro Bolaños García-Escribano
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Undergraduate Tutor and Undergraduate Examinations TutorMr Anthony McNeill
Undergraduate Dissertation TutorDr Tessa Hauswedell
Postgraduate Taught Programmes Tutor and PGTA TutorProfessor Claire Thomson
Postgraduate Research Programmes TutorProfessor Sonu Shamdasani 
Year Abroad TutorDr Adrian Pearce
Affiliate Tutor

Dr Humberto Nunez-Faraco

ELCS TutorDr Maria-Novella Mercuri
Widening Participation and Outreach TutorDr Elettra Carbone

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Department ManagerRachel Andersonrachel.anderson@ucl.ac.uk
Teaching & Student Support :  
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Teaching & Student Support OfficerRuth Austinruth.austin@ucl.ac.uk
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Administrative AssistantMichele Palam.pala@ucl.ac.uk

Academic & Teaching Staff

Alphabetically
NameAssociated programme(s)
A 
Ms Synnøve AasenTranslation Studies
Dr Robyn AdamsEarly Modern Studies
Mr James AgarFrench Studies, Gender and Sexuality Studies
Ms Maria José AnjosTranslation Studies
Dr Haki AntonssonEarly Modern Studies, European Studies, Scandinavian Studies
Dr Seth AnziskaComparative Literature
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 Tim Beasley-MurrayComparative Literature, Creative Critical Writing PhD
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 Uillieam BlackerComparative Literature
Dr Sergei BogatyrevEarly Modern 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 Wendy BracewellEarly Modern Studies
Dr Patrick BrayComparative Literature, French Studies
Professor Celia BrittonFrench Studies
Professor Geraldine BrodieComparative Literature, Translation Studies
Professor Stella BruzziFilm Studies
Dr Francesca Bugliani KnoxItalian Studies
Professor Richard Butterwick - PawlikowskiEarly Modern Studies
Professor Bill BynumHealth Humanities
C 
Dr Lesley CaldwellItalian Studies
Dr Jelena CalicScandinavian Studies
Mr Andrew CampbellEarly Modern Studies, Italian 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 James ConnollyEuropean Studies, French Studies, Language Culture & History MA
Professor Stephen ConwayEarly Modern Studies
Dr Jo CookGender and Sexuality Studies
Dr Seb CoxonMedieval Studies, German Studies
Dr Tom CunliffeFilm Studies
D 
Dr Maria Chiara D'ArgenioSpanish, Portuguese & Latin American Studies
Professor Mererid Puw DaviesGerman Studies
Professor Paul DavisEarly Modern Studies
Dr Christophe DeclercqTranslation Studies
Dr Hans DemeyerComparative Literature, Dutch Studies
Ms Sandra DeichselGerman Studies
Dr Louisa DesillaTranslation Studies
Ms Diana Dethloff Early Modern Studies
Dr Alice Dias-MercierFrench and Francophone Studies
Professor Jorge Díaz-CintasTranslation Studies
Professor John DickieItalian Studies
Professor Alison DiduckGender and Sexuality Studies
E 
Professor Jo EvansComparative Literature, Film Studies, Spanish, Portuguese & Latin American Studies
F 
Dr Bianca FacchiniEarly Modern Studies
Dr Charlotte FairclothGender and Sexuality Studies
Dr Rebecca FalkoffItalian Studies
Dr Ernst FalzederHealth Humanities
Professor Federico M. FedericiTranslation Studies
Mechthild FendGender and Sexuality Studies
Professor Jane FenoulhetComparative Literature, Dutch Studies
Mr Diego D J Flores-JaimeSpanish, Portuguese & Latin American Studies
Dr Emily FloydEarly Modern Studies
Mrs Daniela FordTranslation Studies
Dr Katharina ForsterGerman Studies
Dr Kate FosterComparative Literature, Film Studies, Gender and Sexuality Studies
Ms Marie FournierFrench Studies
Dr Louise FryerTranslation Studies
Professor Mary FulbrookGerman Studies
G 
Ms Marta GabrychTranslation Studies
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 Hugh GoodacreEarly Modern Studies
Dr Robert GoodwinSpanish, Portuguese & Latin American Studies
Dr Angus GowlandEarly Modern Studies
Professor Lee GrievesonFilm Studies
Ms Anais GriffithsFrench Studies
Dr Anne GrydehøjScandinavian Studies
Professor. Francois GuesnetEarly Modern Studies
Ms Helle GulowsenTranslation Studies
H 
Professor Helen HackettEarly Modern Studies
Professor Azzedine HaddourComparative Literature, French Studies
Professor Mairéad HanrahanFrench Studies, Gender and Sexuality Studies
Mr Jesper Hansen Scandinavian Studies
Dr Mihye HarkerTranslation Studies
Professor Stephen M. HartComparative Literature, Documentary-track PhD, Film Studies, Spanish, Portuguese & Latin American Studies
Mr Luay HasanTranslation Studies
Dr Tessa HauswedellDutch Studies, European Studies
Dr Karen HearnEarly Modern Studies
Professor Theo HermansDutch Studies, Translation Studies
Dr Philippa HetheringtonGender and Sexuality Studies
Professor Mark HewitsonGerman Studies, European Studies
Dr Helga Hlaðgerður LúthersdóttirScandinavian Studies
Dr Rachel E. HolmesEarly Modern Studies
Dr Geraldine HoranGerman Studies
Dr Ezra HorburyEarly Modern Studies
Dr Alex HydeGender and Sexuality Studies
I 
Dr Kevin InstonEuropean Studies, French Studies
Dr Chloe IretonEarly Modern Studies
J 
Dr Macarena Jiménez NaranjoSpanish, Portuguese & Latin American Studies
K 
Professor Ben KaplanDutch Studies, Early Modern Studies
Ms Yuki KawaguchiTranslation Studies
Professor Catherine KeenComparative Literature, Early Modern Studies, Italian Studies
Dr Maki KimuraGender and Sexuality Studies
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 
Dr Juan LalagunaTranslation Studies
Dr Jagjeet LallyEarly Modern Studies
Professor Christopher LawrenceHealth Humanities
Professor Andrew LeakFrench Studies
Professor Miriam LeonardComparative Literature
Professor Giulio LepschyItalian Studies
Professor Laura LepschyItalian Studies
Professor Caren LevyGender and Sexuality Studies
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
Professor Vivienne LoGender and Sexuality Studies
Dr Simon LockGender and Sexuality Studies
Professor Robert LumleyItalian Studies
M 
Professor Kevin MacDonaldAfrican Studies
Professor Gesine ManuwaldEarly Modern Studies
Dr Eleni MarkouTranslation Studies
Professor Philippe MarlièreFrench Studies
Ms Kate Marlow 
Professor Deborah MartinFilm Studies, Gender and Sexuality Studies, Spanish, Portuguese & Latin American Studies
Dr Cristina MassaccesiFilm Studies, Italian Studies
Dr Serenella MassiddaTranslation Studies
Dr Jann MatlockComparative Literature, Film Studies, French Studies
Professor Tim MathewsComparative Literature, French Studies
Dr Thibaut Maus De RolleyComparative Literature, Early Modern Studies, French Studies
Dr Maria-Novella MercuriComparative Literature, Italian Studies
Ms Veronica MillerTranslation Studies
Professor Bob MillsGender and Sexuality Studies
Professor Zoran MilutinovićComparative Literature
Ms Renata MliczakTranslation Studies
Ms Daniela MittelstadtSpanish, Portuguese & Latin American Studies
Professor Richard MoleGender and Sexuality Studies
Dr Vicent MontaltTranslation Studies
Dr Rosemary MooreEarly Modern Studies
Ms Danielle MordiniTranslation Studies
Professor Alberto MoreirasSpanish, Portuguese & Latin American Studies
Dr Rachel MorleyFilm Studies
Dr Victoria MoulEarly Modern Studies
Professor Florian MussgnugComparative Literature, Italian Studies
N 
Dr Marga NavarreteSpanish, Portuguese & Latin American Studies, Translation Studies
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
Dr Humberto Núñez-FaracoSpanish, Portuguese & Latin American Studies
Professor Vivian NuttonHealth Humanities
O 
Dr Mazal OakninSpanish, Portuguese & Latin American Studies
P 
Professor Enrico PalandriComparative Literature, Italian Studies
Professor Jenny ParkesGender and Sexuality Studies
Ms Christina ParteGerman Studies
Dr Paige PatchinRace, Ethnicity and Postcolonial Studies
Dr Kamna PatelGender and Sexuality Studies
Ms Emmanouela PatiniotakiTranslation Studies
Dr Dagmar PaulusGerman Studies
Professor Jason PeaceyEarly Modern 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 Tiziana ProvvideraItalian Studies
Mr James PuchowskiScandinavian Studies
Q 
Dr Gerdi QuistDutch Studies
R 
Dr Thibaut RaboinFrench Studies, Gender and Sexuality Studies
Professor Martyn RadyEarly Modern Studies
Dr Joana Rita RamalhoSpanish, Portuguese & Latin American Studies
Dr Cécile RenaudFrench Studies, Translation Studies
Professor Jane RendellGender and Sexuality Studies
Dr Lucia RinaldiFilm Studies, Italian Studies
Dr Annie RingFilm Studies, Gender and Sexuality Studies, German Studies
Professor Jessica RingroseGender and Sexuality Studies
Dr Charlotte RobertsEarly Modern Studies
Dr Rachel RosenGender and Sexuality Studies
Dr Stefano RossoniGender and Sexuality Studies, Italian Studies
Ms Karine RoumetzFrench Studies
Dr Jennifer RushworthComparative Literature, French Studies
Ms Monika RusinskaTranslation Studies
S 
Professor Reinier SalverdaDutch Studies
Professor Vieri Samek-LodoviciItalian Studies
Dr Lisa SampsonEarly Modern Studies, Italian Studies
Dr Alexander SamsonComparative Literature, Early Modern Studies, Spanish, Portuguese & Latin American Studies
Professor Rose Marie San JuanEarly Modern Studies
Ms Christine SasDutch Studies
Professor Peter SchroederEarly Modern Studies
Professor Sonu ShamdasaniGerman Studies, Health Humanities
Dr Prue Shaw Italian Studies
Dr Claire ShihTranslation Studies
Ms Yoshiko ShimizuTranslation Studies
Dr Victoria ShowunmiGender and Sexuality Studies
Dr Beatrice SicaComparative Literature, Italian Studies
Dr Leah SidiHealth Humanities
Ms Fiona SolimanTranslation Studies
Dr Victoria Solomonidis-HunterTranslation Studies
Dr Chris StamatakisEarly Modern Studies
Dr Judy StephensonEarly Modern Studies
Dr Allison StielauEarly Modern Studies
Professor Melvyn StokesFilm Studies
Professor Jakob Stougaard-NielsenComparative Literature, Scandinavian Studies
Mr Sam StrongTranslation 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 
Professor Claire ThomsonFilm Studies, Scandinavian Studies
Professor Ulrich TiedauDutch Studies, Early Modern Studies, Gender and Sexuality Studies
Professor John TookItalian Studies
U 
Professor Elaine UnterhalterGender and Sexuality Studies
Dr Reinier van StratenEuropean Studies, German Studies
V 
Professor Ann VarleyGender and Sexuality Studies

Professor Phiroze Vasunia

Comparative Literature
Professor Megan VaughanHealth Humanities
Professor Steven VaughanGender and Sexuality Studies
Professor Brian VickersEarly Modern Studies
Dr Breixo ViejoSpanish, Portuguese & Latin American Studies
Mr Paul VincentDutch Studies
W 
Dr Keith WagnerFilm Studies
Mr Julian WalkerGender and Sexuality Studies
Dr Caiwen WangTranslation Studies
Ms Christina WeichselbaumerGerman Studies
Professor René WeisEarly Modern Studies
Professor Simon WerrettEarly Modern Studies
Dr Geoff WilliamsTranslation Studies
Dr Ian WilliamsEarly Modern Studies
Professor James WilsonHealth Humanities
Dr Gareth WoodComparative Literature, Spanish, Portuguese & Latin American Studies
Professor Michael WortonFrench Studies
Professor Alison WrightEarly Modern Studies
Professor Maria WykeEarly Modern Studies
X 
  
Y 
  
Z 
Dr Soledad ZárateTranslation Studies
Dr Peter ZusiComparative Literature

By programme:

African Studies
NameResearch interestsPhD supervisor?
Programme Director Coming soon...
Dr 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
NameResearch interestsPhD supervisor?
Programme Director (BA) Coming soon...
Dr Jennifer RushworthMusic; Translation; Medievalism; Mourning; Reception; Theory 
Programme Director (MA / PhD)  

Dr Hans Demeyer

Affect; Critical Theory; Dutch Literature; Ideology; Marxism; Queer Theory; Twentieth and Twenty-First-Century Fiction 
Academic and teaching staff  
Dr Emily Baker  
Dr Tim Beasley-Murray  
Dr Lucy Bollington  
Professor Rachel Bowlby  
Dr Kate FosterChild Image; Children’s Literature; Comparative Literary Studies; Contemporary Chinese Fiction; Hong Kong in Film; Landscape Literature; Sinophone Literary Culture 
Dr Sonia Gollance  
Professor Stephen M. Hart19th and 20th-century Spanish-American literature, Latin American film and documentary. 
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-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 Phiroze Vasunia  
Dr Peter Zusi  
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. 
Dr Uillieam Blacker  
Dr 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 
Professor Jo Evans19th and 20th-century Spanish literature, Spanish film, migration, mobility and space. 
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 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. 
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). 
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 MercuriEnglish and American Literature, New Woman literature, Shakespeare, German History of Culture, Comparative Literature, Italian Renaissance art, Italian crime fiction 
Professor Zoran Milutinović  
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 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 
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 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 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. 

 

Creative Critical Writing PhD
NameResearch interestsPhD supervisor?
Programme Director Coming soon...
Dr Tim Beasley-Murray  
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 / Language Coordinator Coming soon...
Christine SasSociolinguistics; Discourse Analysis; Language Standardisation (History of); Language, Power and Ideology; Multilingualism 
Low Countries Studies Centre Director  
Dr Hans DemeyerAffect; Critical Theory; Dutch Literature; Ideology; Marxism; Queer Theory; Twentieth and Twenty-First-Century Fiction 
Low Countries History seminar series  
Professor Ben Kaplan  
Academic and teaching 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 
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)  
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  
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 
Professor Zoltan BiedermannCartography; Comparative Literature; Diplomacy; Global Connections; History; Portuguese Empire; Travel Literature 
Sergei Bogatyrev  
Wendy Bracewell   
Richard Butterwick - Pawlikowski  
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. 
Stephen Conway   
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

 
Paul Davis  
Diana Dethloff  
Bianca Facchini  
Emily Floyd   
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 
Hugh Goodacre  
Angus Gowland   
Francois Guesnet   
Helen Hackett   
Karen Hearn  
Rachel E. Holmes  
Julian Hoppit   
Ezra Horbury  
Chloe Ireton  
Ben Kaplan   
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   
Jagjeet Lally   
William MacLehose   
Gesine Manuwald  
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  
Rosemary Moore  
Victoria Moul  
Jason Peacey   
Martyn Rady  
Charlotte Roberts  
Dr Lisa SampsonCultural Networks; Italian Literature; Renaissance Art History; Renaissance Culture and History (Especially Italy); Theatre and Performance; Women's Writing 
Professor Rose Marie San Juan  
Peter Schroeder  
Chris Stamatakis  
Judy Stephenson  
Allison Stielau  
Professor Ulrich TiedauEuropean History; Cultural and Social History of War; History of Pacifism and the European Movement; Nationalism and Internationalism; Digital History; Digital Humanities 
Brian Vickers  
René Weis  
Anne Welsh  
Simon Werrett  
Ian Williams  
Alison Wright  
Maria Wyke  

 

European Studies
NameResearch interestsPhD supervisor?
Programme Director Coming soon...
Dr Mart KuldkeppBaltic History; Cold War; Interwar Period; Scandinavian History; Scandinavian Politics; World War I 
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 
Tessa HauswedellContemporary Anglophone; Cultural Studies and Theory; European Integration; German Literature; Migration; Multiculturalism; Nationalism; Digital Humanities; European Integration and Identity; Nationalism and Ethnicity 
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 
Reinier van Straten  

 

Film Studies
NameResearch interestsPhD supervisor
Core staff Coming soon...
Professor Stella Bruzzi  
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  

Professor Claire Thomson

 

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

 
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 Tom CunliffeChinese-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 
 
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 
Professor Jo Evans19th and 20th-century Spanish literature, Spanish film, migration, mobility and space. 
Dr Kate FosterChild Image; Children’s Literature; Comparative Literary Studies; Contemporary Chinese Fiction; Hong Kong in Film; Landscape Literature; Sinophone Literary Culture 
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 Deborah MartinLatin American cinema, film representations of childhood, women's filmmaking, film theory. 20th Century literature and culture of Latin America. Gender, queer and feminist approaches. 
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  
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 

 

French and Francophone Studies
NameResearch interestsPhD supervisor?
Director of French Studies Coming soon...
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 
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 
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 Alice Dias-Mercier  

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 
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 
French Lecteurs/Lectrices  

Mathilde Coquis

  
Laila Fatih  
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  
In Memoriam  
Dr Roland-François Lack: an obituary for a much missed colleague  
Gender and Sexuality Studies
NameResearch interestsPhD supervisor?
Programme Director Coming soon...
Professor Ann VarleyAgeing; Family Law; Gender; Home; Household; Housing; Latin America; Marriage; Sexuality 
Core academic staff  
Dr Alex HydeCritical Security Studies; Ethnography; Feminist Epistemology; Gender Theory; Militarisation 
Dr Thibaut RaboinAsylum; Deindustrialisation; Nationhood; Noir Literature; Political Emotions; Queer 
Dr Stefano Rossoni  
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 
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 

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. 
Philippa Hetherington  
Maki Kimura  
Caren Levy  
Vivienne Lo  
Simon Lock  
Professor Deborah MartinLatin American cinema, film representations of childhood, women's filmmaking, film theory. 20th Century literature and culture of Latin America. Gender, queer and feminist approaches. 
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  

Professor Ulrich Tiedau

European History; Cultural and Social History of War; History of Pacifism and the European Movement; Nationalism and Internationalism; Digital History; Digital Humanities 
Elaine Unterhalter  
Steven Vaughan  
Julian Walker  
German Studies
NameResearch interestsPhD supervisor?
Director of German Studies Coming soon...

Dr 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 
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. 
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.

 
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  
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  
Lektoren  
Ms Sandra Deichsel  
Dr Katharina Forster  
Ms Christina Weichselbaumer  
Honorary and Emeritus staff  
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)  
Professor James Wilson (on leave)  
Dr Leah Sidi (interim)  
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. 
Professor Megan Vaughan  
Dr Ernst Falzeder  
Emeritus staff  
Professor Bill Bynum  
Professor Christopher Lawrence  
Professor Vivian Nutton  
Dr Andrew Wear  
Italian Studies
NameResearch interestsPhD supervisor?
Director of Italian Studies Coming soon...
Dr Lisa SampsonCultural Networks; Italian Literature; Renaissance Art History; Renaissance Culture and History (Especially Italy); Theatre and Performance; Women's Writing 
Language Coordinator  
Dr 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 staff  
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 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 Rebecca FalkoffModern and contemporary Italian and comparative literature, psychoanalysis, new materialist and post-humanist thought, gender and sexuality, nitrogen capture in fascist Italy, collecting and hoarding, illegibility and asemic writing, Carlo Emilio Gadda, Primo Levi, Elena Ferrante. 
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. 
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 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) 
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  
Ms Olga Campofreda  
Dr Stefano Rossoni  
Lettore / Lettrice  
Dr Valeria Benzi  
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 Laura Lepschy  
Professor Giulio Lepschy  
Professor Robert Lumley  
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 James Connolly (term 1 and 3)World 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 Raboin (term 2)Asylum; Deindustrialisation; Nationhood; Noir Literature; Political Emotions; Queer 
Scandinavian Studies
NameResearch interestsPhD supervisor?
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  
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 
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 
Jesper HansenSenior Teaching Fellow 
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 
Kate MarlowOld Norse and Old English literature, early medieval history, representations of ethnicity, the formation of group identity 
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 
Spanish, Portuguese & Latin American Studies
NameResearch interestsPhD supervisor?
Director of Spanish, Portuguese & Latin American Studies Coming soon...
Dr Gareth Wood19th and 20th-century Spanish literature, the novel of the Restoration period in Spain, contemporary Spanish fiction/translation. 
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 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 
Professor Jo Evans19th and 20th-century Spanish literature, Spanish film, migration, mobility and space. 
Mr Diego D J Flores-Jaime  
Dr Niall Geraghty  
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, film representations of childhood, women's filmmaking, film theory. 20th Century literature and culture of Latin America. Gender, queer and feminist approaches. 
Ms Daniela Mittelstadt  
Dr Humberto Núñez-Faraco

Indigenism; Literary Influence; Literature of Ideas; Poetics; Political Philosophy; Spanish American Independence; 19th and 20th-century Spanish-American literature, Spanish American essay writers.

 
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 
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 SilvaComparative Literature; Genetic Criticism; Lusophone Literature; Periodical Studies; Translation Studies; 19th century Brazilian literature, book and fashion history 
Emeritus Professors & Honorary Research Associates  
Professor Edward Chaney  
Maria Darnley  
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 Jorge Díaz-CintasAudio Description; Dubbing; Subtitling; Translation Technology; Translation Theory; Voiceover; Access to the Media; Fan Dubbing; Fan Subbing; Practical Translation English Into Spanish 
Programme Director (MA)  
Dr Olivia Cockburn  
Programme Director (MSc)  
Dr Alejandro Bolaños García-Escribano  
Academic staff  
Dr Rocío Baños Piñero  
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 
Professor 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  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 
Teaching staff  
Dr Mariam AboelezzArabic translation; Bilingualism; Language politics; Language ideologies; Language and identity; Diglossia; Literary translation; Translation and decolonisation; Translation in heritage and cultural sectors.

 

Dr Bettina BajajLanguage and Automation 
Ms Maria José AnjosEnglish > Portuguese Subtitling 
Ms Jacqueline BallGerman > English 
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 
Ms Deborah ChanEnglish > Chinese Subtitling, Voiceover & Dubbing 
Dr Olivia CockburnSpanish > English 
Ms Angela DicksonFrench > English 
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 Juan LalagunaEnglish > Spanish Scientific & Technical Translation & History of Translation 
Dr Tzu-yu LinEnglish > Chinese Translation 
Ms Anna LuccaEnglish > Italian Medical, Scientific & Technical Translation

 

Dr Eleni MarkouEnglish > Greek Medical, Scientific & Technical Translation 
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 
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 
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 
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 
Mr Shak Yousaf  
Dr Soledad ZárateAccessibility; Children; Deaf; Hard of Hearing; SDH; Subtitling 
Honorary appointments  
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  
Race, Ethnicity and Postcolonial Studies
NameResearch interestsPhD supervisor?
Programme Director Coming soon...
Professor Paul Gilroy  
Admissions Tutor  
Dr Luke de Noronha  
Teaching staff  
Dr Paige Patchin  

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