BAVS Membership Directory

NameInstitutionAcademic StatusMain DisciplineResearch Interests
Aditi Premnath University of Leicester Student Literary Studies PhD student at the University of Leicester. Interested in all things Gothic. Currently studying works by author Bram Stoker.
Alan Bean University of Birmingham Student Art History Nineteenth century landscape painting Children in nineteenth century painting Religious subjects in nineteenth century painting The meaning of the term 'sentiment' as used by contemporaries
Alicia Barnes University of Surrey Student Literary Studies Victorian Railway Literature and History Empire and Colonialism The Gothic Romanticism
Alina Ghimpu-Hague Royal Holloway, University of London Student Literary Studies readers, reading, and reception; genre writing; participatory culture; multi-modal narratives from the 19th century to the present.
Allison Gale University of Portsmouth Student History PhD research into Victorian Poor Law education with specific emphasis on district schools.
Amy Wilcockson University of Nottingham Student Literary Studies Amy Wilcockson is a PhD researcher at the University of Nottingham. Her research is concentrated on editing the letters of the neglected Scottish poet, Thomas Campbell (1777-1844). Further research...
Andrew Hewitt University of Hull Student Literary Studies Thomas Hardy Joseph Conrad The history of emotions
Anja Hartl University of Konstanz University/college academic Literary Studies In my post-doc project, I am investigating shame in the nineteenth-century novel. Conceptualising shame as a central affect of the Victorian Age, I am interested in the interface between individual...
Anna Champion University of Chichester Student History Currently writing my PhD on the lives of Katie, Nelly, Jane, Annie and Maggie Cobden, who were the daughters of Richard Cobden. My research is based on their surviving letters...
Anna Rivers University of Warwick Student Literary Studies
Barbara Stensland Cardiff Metropolitan University University/college academic Literary Studies Victorian hysteria and contemporary Briquet's Syndrome. Medicinal patriarchy and medical humanities. Jean-Martin Charcot and Multiple Sclerosis.
Beatrice Ashton-Lelliott University of Portsmouth Student Literary Studies Magic Stage magic Conjuring Victorian popular culture Occulture Magical realism Romanticism Sensation fiction Fantasy fiction
Caitlin Doley University of York Student Art History I am a PhD candidate working under the supervision of Professor Elizabeth Prettejohn. My doctoral thesis examines the intersection of old age and art in late nineteenth-century Britain. I have...
Carey Gibbons Visiting Professor, Pratt Institute; Digital Humanities Editor, Nineteenth-Century Art Worldwide Part-time faculty Art History I recently completed a Ph.D. from the Courtauld Institute of Art. My Ph.D. dissertation discusses the illustrations of Arthur Hughes and Frederick Sandys, two artists associated with the...
Carolyn Vellenga Berman University/college academic Literary Studies Charles Dickens Democracy Print Culture Politics Slavery in Literature Frances B. Trollope Wilkie Collins Reform in Literature Caribbean Literature
Catia Rodrigues Royal Holloway, University of London Student Literary Studies
Chloe Osborne Royal Holloway, University of London Student Literary Studies I am an AHRC funded PhD student at Royal Holloway, University of London. My research investigates the intersections and interplay between anthropological and literary writing about the Pacific in the...
Darcie Mawby University of Nottingham Student History My research focuses on British women in the Crimean War, particularly on identity, gender, and class. My research interests more broadly include: Nineteenth-century culture and society Women and...
David Gillott Birkbeck, University of London University/college academic Literary Studies Samuel Butler
Delphine Gatehouse King's College London Student Literary Studies I am a PhD student (KCL) researching the narrative implications of nineteenth-century cartographic innovation. Using George Eliot's literary realism as the driving case study, I am investigating...
Dr Ailise Bulfin University College Dublin University/college academic Literary Studies My research and teaching interests lie primarily in the cultural history of the nineteenth and early-twentieth centuries, with an emphasis on representations of empire, war and catastrophe. My...
Dr Alan McNee Institute of English Studies University/college academic Literary Studies Nineteenth-century tourism and travel; mountaineering; leisure activities. Researching irreverence in texts relating to tourism, as part of a wider project on the topic of irreverence in Victorian...
Dr Alex Murray Queen's University Belfast University/college academic Literary Studies Decadence Aestheticism London
Dr Alice Crossley University of Lincoln University/college academic Literary Studies Ageing / Age Studies; masculinity; childhood and adolescence; Victorian fiction; midlife and old age; material culture; queer sexualities; serialisation; printed ephemera;...
Dr Alice Williams Petrie Museum of Egyptian and Sudanese Archaeology, UCL Gallery/museum professional Museum Studies History of museums and temporary exhibitions History of collections from Egypt and Sudan - display and reception History of archaeology and Egyptology Archaeological representation