Matthew Beaumont

12 March 2014

Matthew Beaumont

Dr Matthew Beaumont is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of English.

He studied English at LMH, Oxford, before doing an MSt and DPhil at Linacre College, Oxford. He was a Research Fellow at Keble College, Oxford, and a Teaching Fellow at Pembroke College, Oxford, before becoming a lecturer at UCL in 2005, and a Senior Lecturer in 2008.

Matthew is the author of a forthcoming book about walking in cities at night where he reconstructs a cultural history of the urban subject at night, from the Middle Ages on, which offers an alternative to the modernist myth of the flâneur.