BAVS Membership Directory

NameInstitutionAcademic StatusMain DisciplineResearch Interests
Miss Alexandra Abletshauser University of Glasgow Student Literary Studies - Anglophone and Francophone literature of the long nineteenth century, especially from Canada, USA and Britain - Gender studies - History of Emotions - Periodical Studies (special focus on...
Dr Ingibjorg Agustsdottir University/college academic Literary Studies 19th and 20th century British literature; 20th century Scottish literature; British historical fiction; Mary Queen of Scots in historical fiction and film; the Tudors in historical fiction and film;...
Ms Yasmin Akhter Birkbeck College Student Literary Studies
Dr Sarah Ames University of Edinburgh Library professional Literary Studies Secret societies, communities and clubs, and theories of secrecy Digital humanities Robert Louis Stevenson Scottish Literature
Dr Silvia Antosa University of Enna "Kore", Italy University/college academic Literary Studies Silvia Antosa is Associate Professor of English Literature at the University of Enna “Kore”. She is the author of Richard Francis Burton: Victorian Explorer and Translator (Bern, Oxford and New...
Mr Edward Armston-Sheret Royal Holloway, University of London Student Geography -History of the body -History of exploration -Travel writing -Credibility and authenticity in writing
francesca arnavas University of York University/college academic Literary Studies _ Lewis Carroll _ Victorian literature _ Cognitive Narratology _Fairy-Tales and Fairy-Tales adaptations _ Unnatural Narratology _ Science-related Literature
Beatrice Ashton-Lelliott University of Portsmouth Student Literary Studies Magic Stage magic Conjuring Victorian popular culture Occulture Magical realism Romanticism Sensation fiction Fantasy fiction
Ms Patricia Ayrton University of Edinburgh Student Literary Studies Emily Bronte's poetry. In particular her transcription of her EJB notebook of poems and the subsequent textual transmission. The historical transmission of text including the effects that editorial...
Dr Judy Bainbridge Independent scholar Literary Studies 19th Century children's literature, particularly the representation of schools and schooling and engagement with contemporary educational debate.
Dr Constance Bantman University of Surrey University/college academic History My broad research area is French and British political and social history between 1880 and 1914. My research focuses on the history of French political exiles in Britain and anarchist...
Leire Barrera-Medrano Birkbeck College, University of London Student Literary Studies My research is primarily focused on 19th-century and early 20th-century literature and culture, specifically Aestheticism and Decadence, and Anglo-Spanish cultural relations. I am interested in...
Miss Charlotte Bartle Newman University Student Literary Studies Victorian literature Neo-Victorian literature The Gothic The body in Victorian and neo-Victorian literature Victorian Spiritualism Victorian death culture Nineteenth Century Scandinavian...
Kathleen Beal University of Hull Student Literary Studies The depiction of women who transgress the cultural and social norms - especially as shown in popular Victorian fiction. I am interested in the works of George Moore, Thomas Hardy,...
Ms. Emily Beckwith University of Georgia Student Literary Studies
Miss Ella Bedrock University of Oxford Student History I am a current Master's student at the University of Oxford studying Local History, with a particular interest in architectural history, social history, urban history and design history.
Samantha Belcher Durham University Student Literary Studies Novels of Jane Austen Dismantling of Gender Norms Novels of Charlotte, Emily, and Anne Bronte Material Culture Short fiction Silver fork fiction
Dr Emily Bell University of York University/college academic Literary Studies Charles Dickens Celebrity culture Literary afterlives Short story Literary canon Reception studies Literary circles
Dr Joshua Bennett Christ Church, University of Oxford University/college academic History Intellectual history Religious history Cultural history Political history German Idealism Historiography
Dr Galia Benziman Open University of Israel University/college academic Literary Studies Victorian studies English literature of the long nineteenth century childhood studies Elegy
Miss Kayleigh Betterton Birkbeck Student Literary Studies Kayleigh Betterton is a second-year Ph.D. student at Birkbeck College and a full-time English teacher at Bedford School. Her thesis is on the Disposal of Books and Dismantling of Book...
Ms Arunima Bhattacharya University of Leeds Student Literary Studies My research concerns studying the metropolitan climate of erstwhile colonial cities in South Asia, focusing on Calcutta. My thesis looks into the way such cities are imagined and represented in...
Mr John Bibby York Retired StatistIcs. 1840s ‪Interested in early Victorian York? Free next March 12th? Try www.tinyurl.com/york1844 #history Please RT.‬
Miss Lisa Bilella University of Leeds University/college academic Literary Studies Currently I am working on a thesis investigating the History of Emotions in conjunction with early-Victorian novelists. Specifically, I want to apply this study to political activism/ agitation and...
Dr Josie Billington University of Liverpool University/college academic Literary Studies Victorian novel Nineteenth-century literary realism Nineteenth-Century Women Writers (Elizabeth Gaskell, George Eliot, Elizabeth Barrett Browning, Charlotte Bronte, Margaret...