BAVS Membership Directory

NameInstitutionAcademic StatusMain DisciplineResearch Interests
Ms Marte Stinis University of York Student Art History I am a PhD student, researching Victorian Aestheticism and its connections with 19th-century (aesthetics of) music. I am very passionate about the Victorian experience of art and music and the...
Ms Mathilde Pyrli National and Kapodistrian University of Athens PhD candidate Literary Studies I'm interested in the representations of modern Greece, both textual and visual, in the Victorian popular print media and specifically in magazines and reviews, newspapers and stereoscopic...
Ms Megan Doole University of Nottingham Student History I am a building and historic site historian. Currently undertaking a PhD on the post-1650 history of the country seat of Wollaton Hall, Nottingham, and its family. I have...
Ms Mila Daskalova University of Strathclyde Student Literary Studies history of science and medicine nineteenth-century periodicals book history and material culture history of reading Victorian poetry
Ms Natasha Kennedy Queen's University Belfast Student Literary Studies My current field of research is examining memory within Victorian Utopian and Dystopian literature. As such, I am interested in; science fiction the history of science mental...
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...
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...
Ms rachel savage University of East Anglia (UEA) Student History Landscape Historian, studying for a PhD, researching the gendering of place and space in domestic planning and garden design in the long nineteenth century.
Ms Reyam Rammahi University of Oxford Offer Holder Literary Studies Empire and the Orient, the Romantic and Victorian Gothic, the Oriental woman in Romantic and Victorian British literature.
Ms Rhiannon Lindsay-Andrews Queen's University Belfast Student Literary Studies Gothic literature, particularly vampires and other supernatural forces Late 18th century and early 19th century literature Folklore and how literature reinvents it Cultural anthropology
Ms Rose Roberto University of Reading Student Art History Victorian book illustration, book & information design, history of the book, visual culture, history of science and technology, 19th century culture, digital humanities
Ms sally blackburn University of Liverpool Student Literary Studies Late Victorian, early twentieth century science Psychology/ psychoanalysis Vernon Lee Mapping Queer theory & histories
Ms Sara Zadrozny Portsmouth University Student Victorian Literature My doctoral research is on the pathology of female ageing in Victorian fiction and science. Despite the medical developments of the period, Victorian novels and medical journals often construct...
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. Caroline Evans Abbott University of Glasgow Student Literary Studies I have recently completed my Masters of Research (M.Res.) English Literature dissertation at the University of Glasgow, and am a recent graduate of Albertus Magnus College (B.A. Hons., Studio Art,...
Ms. Justine Houyaux Université de Liège PhD Researcher Literary Studies My research focuses on the transfer strategies of realia (culture-bound items) in the French translations of Alice's Adventures in Wonderland from 1869 to 2009.
Ms. Tomoko Hashino Kansai Gaidai University/college academic Literary Studies
Naomi Daw University of Sussex University/college academic Art History Popular culture - 19th century to the present Cultures of travel Photographic history Photography and travel Pre-Raphaelitism Aestheticism Photographic technologies Magic...
Nicola Kirkby King's College, London Student Literary Studies Literature and Infrastructure Railways Mobilities
Pat Colling University of Leeds Student Literary Studies I am completing a PhD in the slum novels of George Gissing.
Prof Graham Whitehouse Independent scholar Religion All aspects of religion in 19th century, including its interaction with politics. Art in the Victorian era
Prof. Charles LaPorte University of Washington University/college academic Literary Studies Poetics, Victorian Religion and Secularization, Victorian Literary Theory, Victorian Shakespeare
Professor (Emeritus) Brian Maidment Liverpool John Moores University Independent scholar Literary Studies Nineteenth century print culture Nineteenth century periodicals Caricature and humorous prints Writing by working men and women in the nineteenth century Illustration
Professor ALAN RAUCH UNC Charlotte University/college academic Literary Studies Cultural Studies of Science Animal Studies Eco-criticism Kingsley, W. H. Hudson Women and the Dissemination of Science Private Subscription Libraries Visual & Material Culture
Professor Alastair Owens Queen Mary University of London University/college academic Geography I am an historical geographer and social and economic historian working on nineteenth and twentieth-century Britain and have a particular interest in London. Key research themes: 1) historical...