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Staff engaged in Medieval and Early Modern research

Dr Paul Frazer

Senior Lecturer in Early Modern Literature

Paul joined Northumbria in 2012. He completed his BA, MA, and PhD at Queen's University Belfast. Having worked within learning development for several years, he was employed as a Teaching Assistant and Writing Skills Trainer... more>>


Dr. Felicia Gottmann

Senior Lecturer in History

Felicia joined Northumbria as a Senior Lecturer in January 2018. Before this she held posts at the Universities of Dundee (Leverhulme ECR Fellow, 2014-2017) and Warwick (Research Fellow, 2010-2014)... more>>>


ADSS Adamhansen Staffprofile 255Dr Adam Hansen

Senior Lecturer in English Literature

After a BA at Oxford and an MA and PhD at York, Paul taught at several universities (York, Oxford, Queen's Belfast), and abroad (in Poland and Macedonia), before coming to Northumbria in 2007... more>>


Jenny Hunter

ADSS Andrea Knox Facultystaff 255Dr Andrea Knox

Senior Lecturer in History

Andrea Knox is Senior Lecturer in History and Women’s History. more>>


Dr. Katarzyna Kosior 

Leverhulme Early Career Fellow

Katarzyna joined the department as a Leverhulme Early Career Fellow in September 2018, after completing her PhD at the University of Southampton in 2017. She works on the early modern history of Europe... more>>>


ADSS Niel Murphy Facultystaff 100Dr Neil Murphy

Senior Lecturer in Early Modern European History

Neil studied for his MA (Hons), MPhil in Social History and PhD all at the University of Glasgow. His PhD thesis was on the development of the French ceremonial entry between 1350 and 1570, which was funded... more>>


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Monika SmialkowskaDr Monika Smialkowska

Senior Lecturer in Early Modern English Literature

Monika did her first degree (a Polish MA) in English, choosing early modern literature as the focus of her final dissertation. She continued that interest at a postgraduate level... more>>


Prof. David Smith


Dr Carlos Conde Solares

Senior Lecturer in Hispanic Studies

Carlos obtained his PhD in Medieval Hispanic Studies at Queen Mary, University of London, and was appointed to a lecturership in Hispanic Studies at Northumbria in September 2008.  more>>


Dr Lesley Karen Twomey

Associate Professor in Hispanic Studies

Lesley Twomey is Associate Professor in Hispanic Studies at the University of Northumbria. She is a member of the Executive Committee of the Association of Hispanists of Great Britain and Ireland and is responsible for the mentoring scheme.... more>>


Prof. David Walker

Professor of Seventeenth-Century English Literature and Head of English Literature and Creative Writing, Language and Linguistics

David has worked at Northumbria University since 1999 as a lecturer, senior lecturer, and Head of English and Creative Writing. More recently he was Head of the Department of Humanities from 2009 till 2012... more>>


Dr Philip Wallage

Senior Lecturer

Philip did an undergraduate degree in English Language at the University of Edinburgh, where his interest in the history of English began. At York, he went on to specialise in the study of language change using language corpora, with interests both in syntactic theory and language variation... more>>


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