BAVS Membership Directory

NameInstitutionAcademic StatusMain DisciplineResearch Interests
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...
Dr Abigail Boucher Aston University University/college academic Literary Studies
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.
Ms Nerida Brand The University of Oxford Independent scholar Literary Studies Fin-de-siecle literature including the New Woman, aestheticism and decadence. Gender studies and gender-specific traditions of aestheticism Psychology and subjectivity Intersection of literary...
Professor Stefani Brusberg-Kiermeier Universitaet Hildesheim University/college academic Literary Studies Victorian fiction, Sensation fiction, Fin de siècle fiction, the Brontë sisters, Wilkie Collins, Oscar Wilde, the Grotesque, popular Victorian culture, Gilbert and Sullivan Opera,...
Dr Rachel Bryant Davies Durham University University/college academic Classical reception (19th century) transmission of classical antiquity through popular and ephemeral culture -performances: especially burlesque and popular theatre -theatrical souvenirs, esp. juvenile drama/ toy...
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
Emma Burris-Janssen University of Connecticut Student Literary Studies 19th- and 20th-century British literature abortion narratives medical humanities trauma studies biopolitics and necropolitics
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
Miss Brittany Carlson University of California, Riverside Student Literary Studies History and Practice of Victorian Mathematics History of 19th Century Science Victorian Literature Victorian Print Culture Psychoanalytic Theory British Modernist Literature
Mr Howard Carlton University of Birmingham Student History My PhD thesis will explore a number of nineteenth-century astronomical controversies in order to examine the relationship between the respective epistemological statuses of religion, metaphysics and...
Mr Eoin Carter University of Cambridge Student History Radical Politics Popular Science Courts and the Law
Miss Asma Char University of Exeter University/college academic Literary Studies
Dr Stephen Cheeke University of Bristol University/college academic Literary Studies The relationship between word and image. The relationship between literature and Christian art in the nineteenth-century, particularly in the work of Robert Browning, John Ruskin, D.G. Rossetti, and...
Ms ellen cheshire Southampton University/college academic Art History Film historian/writer/researcher/Lecturer with special interest in women filmmakers, silent film and cinemagoing. PhD student at Southampton looking at how cinemagoing written about in fiction and by...
Dr Rachel Christofides University of Plymouth University/college academic 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...
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...
Professor Rachel Cowgill University of Huddersfield University/college academic Music Music and British culture in the Victorian period, including opera and theatre
Mrs Helena Cox University of York Student Art History British Victorian art European Art Nouveau Japanese Edo and Meiji period art 19th century art Pre-Raphaelites Central European art 1900
Dr Oskar Cox Jensen Queen Mary University of London University/college academic History Cultural history Song Theatre Practice as Research Life writing Street life Urban history The British Atlantic World Identity, race, ethnicity
Ms Louise Creechan University of Glasgow Student Literary Studies Illiteracy Disability Victorian novel Reading Education Neo-Victorian musical
Mrs Rachel Cross Cardiff University University/college academic Literary Studies I am researching illustrated Victorian song and investigating how the illustrations, music and lyrics represent race, class and gender.