BAVS Membership Directory

NameInstitutionAcademic StatusMain DisciplineResearch Interests
Rosalind Crone University/college academic History 19th century social history criminal justice history prisons and punishment popular culture education and literacy social institutions
Rosie Crocker Student Literary Studies
Ross Conway University of Birmingham Student Literary Studies Ancient Egypt; The Gothic; Mummy studies; Travel writing; Reception studies; Food politics; Cannibalism.
Ruth Derham Independent scholar History My research surrounds the practices of the Victorian Divorce Court and changing attitudes towards marriage and divorce. Recently published: '"A Perfect Farce": the Practice of...
Ruth Walbank University of Warwick Student Literary Studies Ruth-Anne Walbank is a PhD candidate at the University of Warwick, researching ecological hellscapes in the long nineteenth century. With a background in eco-theology in education following her time...
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 Hardy University/college academic Art History William and Evelyn De Morgan
Sarah Wingrove University of Surrey Student Cultural Studies Lesbian and queer histories, Women's travel writing, British travel writing, Literary pilgrimage and tourism
SHINO HOSHI Student Literary Studies
Simon Morgan University/college academic History The history of nineteenth-century political culture Radical politics Gender history The history of urban elites The history of celebrity
Sophia C. Jochem Freie Universität Berlin Student Literary Studies Victorian Literature Charles Dickens Research imaginations Race and Transimperialism Gender Vegetables
Sophie Franklin UCD & University of Reading University/college academic Literary Studies My research focuses on representations of and attitudes to violence in the nineteenth century, particularly through ideas of contamination, health, and language. I also specialise in the Brontë...
Sophie Thompson Student Literary Studies
Stephanie Stratton Heinrich-Heine University Düsseldorf Student Literary Studies I am a PhD student and active lecturer in the department of English and American Studies at Heinrich-Heine-University Düsseldorf. My PhD project entitled The Art of Suggestion in Henry James’...
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
Steven Spencer Birkbeck, University of London Honorary Research Fellow History I am Director of The Salvation Army International Heritage Centre
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...
Tiffany Milner Theatremaker LGBTQ+ History I run Great Egg Theatre, a small, independent theatre company which focuses on creating work to celebrate, educate around, and bring to life LGBTQ+ history. My most recent work, When...
Tina Kramer University of Gloucestershire Student Literary Studies My PhD work consists of two adjacent projects: a novel, which is an adaptation of The Tenant of Wildfell Hall, alongside a research thesis that supports my creative project...
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