BAVS Membership Directory

NameInstitutionAcademic StatusMain DisciplineResearch Interests
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...
Rev Karen Gardiner University of Nottingham University/college academic Literary Studies Eschatology in the Victorian era. Lewis Carroll/ Charles Dodgson. F.D. Maurice and the Cambridge Apostles. Reform at Christ Church, Oxford. Changing patterns of belief in the Victorian...
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...
Sara Cole Lancaster University Student Literary Studies The relationship between science, satire and Romantic period literature.
Sarah French University of Sussex & Hastings Museum and Art Gallery Student Art History Museums Photography Collecting Material Culture Visual Culture Travel Empire Post-colonialism Decolonisation Literature
Sarah Frühwirth University of Vienna Student Literary Studies Sensation fiction, history of science and medicine, nineteenth-century theories of determinism
Sarah Hardy University/college academic Art History William and Evelyn De Morgan
Stefanie John TU Braunschweig University/college academic Literary Studies poetry and poetics (Romantic/Victorian/contemporary), literary influence, Romantic legacies, nature/place/environment, material culture, the fin de siècle
Stephen Baker The University of Hull Student Criminology Political involvement in music halls and theatres in Victorian England 1880 - 1901. The Criminal Law Amendment Act 1885
Stuart Wrigley Royal Holloway, University of London Student History I am a PhD candidate in Victorian history at Royal Holloway. I am focusing on mid-nineteenth century Anglo-German cultural relations, via a case study of a couple exiled to Britain...
Susan Pomfret Nottingham Trent University Student History My research interests are the experiences and lifestyles of Victorian and Edwardian rural societies, with a specific focus on social mobility and community well-being. I am a keen advocate...
Tahitia McCabe University of Strathclyde University academic and a PhD student Genealogy Americans resident in Scotland 1850-1900 Transatlantic immigration
tamara kaminsky University of Exeter University/college academic Literary Studies I am curently a PhD candidate focusing on the origins of the celebrity interview in the nineteenth century. Contrary to what has previously been maintained, I do not believe that...
Trudie Messent Independent scholar Literary Studies Perception of Place through life writing, historical texts, maps and images Life writing of missionary wives Strict Baptist Missionaries in India Scientific developments including exploration,...
Yohko Nagai (Hayashi) Keio University University/college academic Literary Studies Victorian literature, particularly life and works of George Eliot, George Henry Lewes, Charlotte Bronte, and Thomas Hardy Victorian theatre, including adaptations of Victorian novels