BAVS Membership Directory

NameInstitutionAcademic StatusMain DisciplineResearch Interests
Professor Anne Schwan Edinburgh Napier University University/college academic Literary Studies Prison writing Crime writing Gender studies British-German relations
Professor Barbara Straumann English Department, University of Zurich University/college academic Literary Studies the long nineteenth century (Neo-)Victorian literature and culture gender film visual culture mediality celebrity culture queenship economic criticism debt gender and money feminist...
Professor Catherine Waters University of Kent University/college academic Literary Studies Dickens Victorian periodicals and newspapers Victorian material culture
Professor DR SIMON J JAMES Durham University/college academic Literary Studies Dickens Gissing Wells Masculinity Money Memory Editing Railways
Professor elisa bizzotto Iuav University of Venice University/college academic Literary Studies late-Victorian and pre-Modernist literature and culture European Aestheticism and Decadence (esp. British and Italian) Pre-Raphaelitism and its influence in Europe (esp. Italy) Classical and...
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...
Professor Helen Small University of Oxford University/college academic Literary Studies Victorian literature, with special interests in the history and practice of realism, and the stylistics of poetry The history of the humanities Public moralism Moral philosophy The meaning and...
Professor Hilary Fraser Birkbeck, University of london University/college academic Literary Studies I am currently working on a book on art writing for Oxford University Press. I am also preparing a scholarly edition of Walter Pater's The Renaissance for the new 10-volume...
Professor John Holmes University of Birmingham University/college academic Literary Studies Evolution and literature, esp. poetry C19th visual art, esp. Pre-Raphaelitism C19th architecture, esp. museums
Professor Katharine Cockin University of Essex 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...
Professor Laura Peters University of Roehampton University/college academic Literary Studies Race Science Orphans Childhood Culture and imperialism Colonial discourse Dickens Cultural memory
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...
Professor Luisa Villa University of Genova University/college academic Literary Studies The late-nineteenth century: aestheticism, naturalism, decadence, early modernism (Pater, Symons, Machen, James, Olive Schreiner, Gissing, Stevenson, Conrad) The Early and Mid-Victorian Novel...
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
Professor Mariusz Misztal Pedagogical University of Krakow University/college academic History I am interested in Queen Victoria's family and her Household. I have published a biography of the Queen (in Polish); I have published parts of the diary of Robert Ferguson,...
Professor Nicholas Daly University College Dublin University/college academic Literary Studies Popular fiction, Melodrama, early cinema, literature and technology.
Professor Rachel Cowgill University of Huddersfield University/college academic Music Music and British culture in the Victorian period, including opera and theatre
Professor SHU CHUAN YAN National University of Kaohsiung University/college academic Literary Studies Victorian Literature and Culture, Victorian Periodicals, women's studies
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,...
Professor Tabitha Sparks McGill University University/college academic Literary Studies Tabitha Sparks specializes in the Victorian novel: its development, cultural influence and generic complexity. She also works on feminist narratology and medicine in Victorian culture (and...
Professor Tomoko Kanda Nihon University University/college academic Literary Studies I work on nineteenth century literature, with a particular interest in the Victorian periodical press and women's writing.
Professor Yukio Kaneko Seinan Gakuin University University/college academic Literary Studies My current research interest is Englishness, especially English attachment to the countryside in the nineteenth to early twentieth century. So the Country House and the cottages are the...
Rachel Cleaver University of Liverpool Student Literary Studies
Rachel Teukolsky Vanderbilt University, USA University/college academic Literary Studies I study art writing, aesthetics, and media history in 19th-c Britain. I have published two books: _The Literate Eye: Victorian Art Writing and Modernist Aesthetics_ (Oxford UP, 2009) and _Picture...