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Staff engaged in Eighteenth-Century and Romantic Studies research

Dr Ashleigh Blackwood

Leverhulme Research Trust Fellow


Brycchan -Carey ,-Northumbria -UniProfessor Brycchan Carey

Professor of English

I spent my childhood in the west of Cornwall before leaving in the mid-1980s without much of a life plan! After several years trying out various jobs including local radio and the wine trade, I returned to education...more>>>


Allan Ingram Humanities Northumbria UniversityProfessor Allan Ingram

Professor of English

My first degree and doctorate, on James Boswell and the writing of melancholy, were both taken at Nottingham, after which I taught for six years as Lecturer in English at what was then Newland Park College... more>>


ADSS Clarklower Facultystaff 255Professor Clark Lawlor

Professor of Eighteenth-Century English Literature

I studied English literature at the University of Oxford before specialising in eighteenth-century literature for my MA and PhD at the University of Warwick, although I also retained an interest in American... more>>


ADSS Newbon Facultystaff 255Dr Pete Newbon

Lecturer in Romantic and Victorian Literature

I took my BA (2006), MPhil (2007) and PhD (2011) at King's College, University of Cambridge. I joined Northumbria in the Autumn of 2012. more>>


Dr David Stewart

Senior Lecturer in Romanticism

My first degree, in English and Philosophy, was from the University of Stirling. After this I studied for a Masters in Romanticism at the University of Glasgow where I completed a PhD in 2008. I joined... more>>


Professor Richard Terry

Professor of Eighteenth-Century Literature

I did my first degree in English Language and Literature, before going on to specialize in eighteenth-century literature at postgraduate level. My career began with a one-year lectureship at Durham University... more>>


ADSS Claudine VH Facultystaff 255Dr Claudine van Hensbergen

Senior Lecturer in Eighteenth-Century English Literature

I joined the department at Northumbria in 2012 as Lecturer in Eighteenth-Century English Literature, having completed a doctorate at Oxford in 2010, and held research posts at Oxford, York and Tate Britain... more>>


ADSS Leighwetheralldickson Staffprofile 100Dr Leigh Wetherall Dickson

Senior Lecturer in Eighteenth and Nineteenth Century Literature

My first degree was a BA in English Studies at Sheffield Hallam, followed by a PhD. In December 2006 I first joined Northumbria as the Leverhulme Research Associate for the three-year 'Before Depression:... more>>


Helen WilliamsDr Helen Williams

Lecturer in Eighteenth-Century Literature

Helen received her BA from Northumbria University and her MA from Durham University before returning to Northumbria to complete a PhD in collaboration with the Laurence Sterne Trust at Shandy Hall... more>>

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