BAVS Membership Directory

NameInstitutionAcademic StatusMain DisciplineResearch Interests
Ms sally blackburn University of Liverpool Student Literary Studies Late Victorian, early twentieth century science Psychology/ psychoanalysis Vernon Lee Mapping Queer theory & histories
Dr Madeline Boden The University of York University/college academic Art History My thesis evaluates the Near Eastern travels of the Victorian artist and President of the Royal Academy, Frederic Leighton (1830-1896) and their subsequent influence on his work. The project explores...
Mrs Sarah Booth Teesside University Student History I am currently involved in PhD research on women's influence on Poor Law administration in England. I am particularly interested in case studies and/or links to possible case studies of...
Dr Bruno Bower Independent scholar Musicology
Dr Charlotte Boyce University of Portsmouth University/college academic Literary Studies Food, hunger and cultures of consumption in C19th culture Victorian celebrity culture Victorian visual culture Neo-Victorian literature
Dr Kelly King Boyd Institute of Historical Research, Schools of Advanced Study, University of London University/college academic History Cultural history, particularly publishing and children's literature.
Professor Laurel Brake Birkbeck, University of London Independent scholar Literary Studies My research interests are interdisciplinary, and include 19C print culture, media history, 19C history, aesthetics, gender, the visual arts, bibliography, digital humanities, Walter and Clara Pater...
Dr Peter Bryden Independent scholar Art History Social Realism and Victorian Art The Graphic Magazine and associated artists - Luke Fildes, Hubert Herkomer and Frank Holl. The serialised illustrated novel, especially the works of Thomas Hardy,...
Mr Fernando Bufalari University of São Paulo (USP) Student Literary Studies
Dr Lois Burke Edinburgh Napier University University/college academic Literary Studies
Dr Rebecca Butler Nottingham Trent University University/college academic Literary Studies nineteenth-century women's travel writing The Victorians in Italy Victorian periodicals nineteenth-century subscription libraries
Mr Eoin Carter University of Cambridge Student History Radical Politics Popular Science Courts and the Law
Ms Kahrie Carter University of Liverpool Student Literary Studies
Professor Margaret Cassidy Adelphi University University/college academic media history media and children media history history of public education history of new media; the introduction of new media into society
Timothy Chandler University of Pennsylvania Student Literary Studies My main interest is Victorian art criticism and aestheticism, particularly their use of and relation to history. Other interests include political theory, gender and sexuality, classical reception,...
Dr. Catherine Charlwood University of Oxford University/college academic Literary Studies poetry poetic form memory place environmental studies psychology
Dr Rachel Christofides University of Plymouth University/college academic Literary Studies
Miss Mollie Clarke University of Roehampton University/college academic Literary Studies Neo-Victorian Fiction, 19th Century Fiction, Popular Victorian Fiction, Victorian Theatre, Gender Studies, Turn of the Century Representations of Sexuality, Gothic Literature
Rachel Cleaver University of Liverpool Student Literary Studies
Professor Katharine Cockin University of Essex University/college academic Literary Studies My research focuses on the lives and work of Ellen Terry (1847-1928), the nineteenth-century actor and her daughter, Edith Craig (1869-1947) who was an influential theatre director and activist in...
Sara Cole Lancaster University Student Literary Studies The relationship between science, satire and Romantic period literature.
revd canon dr joanna collicutt mcgrath university of oxford University/college academic Psychology of religion My research interests are very broad across the disciplines of neuroscience, psychology, religion, and spirituality. However, I have a longstanding side-interest in Victorian art, specifically...
Rev Peter Conley MARYVALE INSTITUTE Independent scholar Literary Studies I mainly focus on the life and letters of the Victorian Clergyman John Henry Newman. In particular, his letters and other writings which explore the theme of bereavement. His...
Mr Daryl Cox Leeds Beckett University in starting in October 2017 Student in October 2017 Literary Studies Victorian Studies Neo-Victorian Studies Disability Studies Freakery Comedy
Dr Tom Crook Oxford Brookes University University/college academic Art History The history of Victorian governance, especially public health. More recently, I have become interested in the history of public life and public service, and the question of the ethics of public...