BAVS Membership Directory

NameInstitutionAcademic StatusMain DisciplineResearch Interests
Dr Will Abberley University of Sussex University/college academic Literary Studies Literature and science, history of science, biology, evolutionary theory, natural theology, comparative philology and religion, biology of deception and mimicry, history of emotions
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 of Iceland 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
Mrs Gillard-Estrada Anne-Florence University of Rouen-Normandy University/college academic Literary Studies Victorian literature (Aestheticism, Urban Gothic, fantastic); Victorian visual arts: painting, illustration, caricature (Pre-Raphaelitism, Aesthetic and neoclassical movements in painting); Art...
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
Beatrice Ashton-Lelliott University of Portsmouth Student Literary Studies Magic Stage magic Conjuring Victorian popular culture Occulture Magical realism Romanticism Sensation fiction Fantasy fiction
Professor Françoise Baillet Université Caen Normandie University/college academic History My research generally addresses the Victorian illustrated press as a discursive and ideological construct and, over the past few years, has mainly focused on aestheticized renderings of working-class...
Mr Daniel Baillie University of Stirling Student Literary Studies - Gothic fiction of the eighteenth and nineteenth-centuries. - Gothic and the domestic space. - The Gothic 'Uncanny'. - The Gothic and Psychology.
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...
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...
Dr Gordon Bates Birkbeck Student Medical Humanities My PhD research looks at the rise of medical hypnotism in the late Victorian era. I am looking at medical journals, novels and literary periodical examining the reasons which made...
Ms Susan Beckham University of York Student Art History Susie Beckham is a PhD student at the University of York, where she is undertaking research (supervised by Professor Liz Prettejohn) to identify when critics first comprehended the emergence of...
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 Loughborough University University/college academic History Media history Reception studies Charles Dickens Celebrity culture Literary afterlives
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
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...
Professor Dinah Birch University of Liverpool University/college academic Literary Studies Ruskin 19th century women's writing Trollope literature and education George Eliot the Brontes' fiction and poetry 19th century poetry
Mrs Susan Bishop University of Birmingham Student History My overriding research interest is the way in which religion and culture intersect in the nineteenth century and into the twentieth. Linked to this is an interest in the...