BAVS Membership Directory

NameInstitutionAcademic StatusMain DisciplineResearch Interests
Adelle Hay Student Literary Studies My PhD is focused on how the works of Anne Brontë were edited. I am interested in how Anne Brontë edited her own works, how they were edited by others...
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.
Aiman Alshammari University of Glasgow Student Literary Studies My interest lies in the intricate examination of 19th-century British Street Literature, with a specific emphasis on unraveling the nuanced representations of intimate partner violence through both...
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
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.
Almudena Jiménez Virosta University of Geneva Student Literary Studies After translating into Spanish some works belonging to Mary Shelley's Victorian production, I am currently working on their critical edition, as well as on a project on Anglo-Hispanic relations...
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 McCullough University of St Andrews Student Literary Studies My research interests lie in nineteenth-century evolutionary science and literature, focusing particularly on children’s literature, fairy tales, and evolutionary theories that emphasize...
Anna Price Royal Holloway, University of London University/college academic Literary Studies Thesis topic: Representations of rowing in 19thC literary and visual arts. History of rowing Amateur and leisure sport Literature of Georgie Eliot, Charles Dickens, Jerome K Jerome and...
Anna Rivers University of Warwick Student Literary Studies
Anna Ulrika Stark University of Portsmouth; Karlstad University, Sweden Student Literary Studies all things Gothic Victorian literature Sherlock Holmes crime and punishment in the Victorian age the Brontë sisters, esp Anne depictions of women in literature, esp fallen and...
Asa Brunet-Jailly Student Literary Studies - Victorian literature - the novel - Anglo-Jewish literature - the Anglo-Jewish Victorian novel - Victorian preoccupations with death and mourning - Walking in literature -...
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.
Ben Hall University of Glasgow Student Performance Studies My PhD explores how the human-animal boundary was staged and experienced within Victorian freakshows, examining acts such as Julia Pastrana, Jo-Jo the Dog-Faced Boy and Joseph Merrick the Elephant...
Brittani Allen University of South Florida Student Literary Studies
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...
Carolin Sternberg University of Vechta, Germany PhD candidate Literary Studies popular literature and culture, children's literature, working class, penny dreadfuls, crime
Catia Rodrigues Royal Holloway, University of London Student Literary Studies
Celia Jarvis Student Literary Studies Christian devotional experience in nineteenth-century British art and Literature
Charles Miller University of Roehampton Student History Anglo-American travel writing in the mid-nineteenth century. The work of William Wells Brown, Margaret Fuller, Nathaniel Hawthorne and Harriet Beecher Stowe. American perceptions...
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...