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Dr Helena Goodwyn

VC Senior Fellow

Department: Humanities

Before joining Northumbria University in 2020 I was a Lecturer in Victorian Literature at the University of St Andrews, and before this held teaching positions at the University of Warwick and Queen Mary, University of London. 

I serve on the editorial board for the Journal of European Periodical Studies (JEPS), and act as section editor ‘Periodicals’, for the Global Nineteenth-Century Studies (GNCS) journal.

Helena Goodwyn

Helena has research interests in British and American literature of the long nineteenth century, book and media history, and women’s literature. 

  • Please visit the Pure Research Information Portal for further information
  • Coping Strategies in the 2020-21 Virtual Classroom: A Tribute to my Students, Goodwyn, H. 28 Apr 2021, In: Nineteenth-Century Gender Studies
  • A Woman’s Thoughts About Men: Malthus and Middle-class Masculinity in Dinah Mulock Craik's John Halifax, Gentleman, Goodwyn, H. Apr 2021, In: Women's Writing
  • Margaret Harkness, W. T. Stead, and the transatlantic social gospel network, Goodwyn, H. 1 Feb 2019, Margaret Harkness, Manchester, Manchester University Press
  • A ‘New’ Journalist: The Americanization of W. T. Stead, Goodwyn, H. 3 Jul 2018, In: Journal of Victorian Culture
  • Room for Confidence: Early Career Feminists in the English Department, Goodwyn, H., Hogg, E. 2017, Being an Early Career Feminist Academic, Palgrave Macmillan
  • English Studies: The State of the Discipline, Past, Present, and Future, Goodwyn, H., Kitching, M., Gildea, N., Tyson, H. 2015
  • Kate Chopin's The Awakening: Authenticity and the Artist, Goodwyn, H., Beer, J. 1 Jan 2014, Critical Insights: The Awakening by Kate Chopin, Salem Press

  • English Literature MA
  • English Literature PhD
  • English BA (Hons)
  • Fellow (FHEA) Higher Education Academy (HEA)


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