BAVS Membership Directory

NameInstitutionAcademic StatusMain DisciplineResearch Interests
Dr Daichi Ishikawa Keio University University/college academic Literary Studies I have been researching (long) 19th-century British literature and culture, with a particular emphasis on British Aestheticism in its global context. My current project investigates the historical...
Dr Daniel Bivona Arizona State University University/college academic Literary Studies I have, in the recent past, published books and articles on British culture and imperialism as well as co-editing a book on the representation of London poverty in the 19...
Dr Dominika Wielgopolan Independent scholar Literary Studies My main research interests remain in the field of Ruskin studies and are connected to the Long 19th Century culture, language and literature. I am currently researching 19th and 20th...
Dr Dominique Gracia University of Exeter Independent scholar Literary Studies Mid-c19 poetry Ekphrasis Detective fiction Masculinities and femininities Representations of mental illness Critical theory
Dr Dr P M Stoneman University of Hull University/college academic Literary Studies I have written on all works by the Bronte sisters but am primarily interested in the dissemination of their work. I am also interested in Elizabeth Gaskell, and in...
Dr Edwin Powell Independent scholar Literary Studies Nineteenth-century British periodicals Representations of education in nineteenth-century English literature Religion and education in Victorian England Radical politics and reform...
Dr Eleanor Dobson University of Birmingham University/college academic Literary Studies Reception of ancient Egypt; history of Egyptology; science, magic, spiritualism and the occult; book history; gender and sexuality
Dr Ella Dzelzainis Newcastle University University/college academic Literary Studies Relation between literature, feminist history and the history of economics in the long nineteenth century Literary and visual responses to Malthusianism Condition of England novel Politics and...
Dr Elly McCausland Aarhus University University/college academic Literary Studies Children's literature Victorian literature Ecocriticism Imperial romance Victorian masculinities Trust and risk in literature Nineteenth century adventure novels Lost world novels Finance and...
Dr Emily Bell Loughborough University University/college academic History Media history Reception studies Charles Dickens Celebrity culture Literary afterlives
Dr Emma J Liggins Manchester Metropolitan University University/college academic Literary Studies Ghost stories Gothic Women's Writing George Gissing Singleness Queer theory Sensation fiction Victorian periodicals
Dr Erin Louttit Independent scholar Literary Studies Faith; The Occult and Supernatural; Poetry; Gender
Dr Fiona Snailham University of Greenwich Independent scholar Literary Studies Nineteenth-century journalism Victorian periodicals The nineteenth-century novel Women in C19th journalism Gender studies Short fiction of the nineteenth-century
Dr Fumie Tamai Doshisha University University/college academic Literary Studies Mid- and late Victorian novel, particularly Dickens, Gaskell and Gissing. I'm currently working on literature and education from the 1830s to 1890s.
Dr Galia Benziman Open University of Israel University/college academic Literary Studies Victorian studies English literature of the long nineteenth century childhood studies Elegy
Dr Giles Whiteley Stockholm University University/college academic Literary Studies Aestheticism Decadence Modernism Cities Space Comparative literature Humour Philosophy Classical reception Romanticism
Dr Gordon Bates Birkbeck Student Medical Humanities My PhD research looks at the rise of medical hypnotism in the late Victorian era. I am looking at medical journals, novels and literary periodical examining the reasons which made...
Dr Graeme Pedlingham University of Sussex University/college academic Literary Studies
Dr Hannah-Rose Murray University of Nottingham University/college academic History Transatlantic slavery and abolition African American activism The Black Atlantic Digital Humanities Performance Studies Print and Visual Culture
Dr Heidi Liedke University of Koblenz-Landau University/college academic Literary Studies Victorian England, especially conceptions of work, idleness and leisure Victorian travel writing mobility studies history of mentalities Steampunk depictions of London in literature new...
Dr Helen Kingstone University of Glasgow University/college academic Literary Studies Relationship between memory and history, including contemporary history Historiography, especially by Harriet Martineau and J. R. Green Utopia at the fin-de-siecle, especially William Morris,...
Dr Hilary Weeks University of Gloucestershire University/college academic Literary Studies Nineteenth-century travel European affinities Architecture
Dr Ingibjorg Agustsdottir University of Iceland University/college academic Literary Studies 19th and 20th century British literature; 20th century Scottish literature; British historical fiction; Mary Queen of Scots in historical fiction and film; the Tudors in historical fiction and film;...
Dr Ingrid Hanson University of Manchester University/college academic Literary Studies William Morris Victorian radical journalism Utopias Peace, war and political protest in literature and culture
Dr Jane Ford Teesside University University/college academic Literary Studies Fin-de-Siècle literature & culture (particularly economic themes and metaphors); feminist recovery; late nineteenth-century socialist periodicals; the Gothic; literary Decadence.