BAVS Membership Directory

NameInstitutionAcademic StatusMain DisciplineResearch Interests
Emily Vincent University of Birmingham Student Literary Studies Spiritualism Supernatural fiction Ghosts (particularly child ghosts) Child loss Domestic architecture Late-Victorian Women Writers Victorian science
Dr. Dianna Vitanza Baylor University University/college academic Literary Studies My interests in Victorian literature and 19th century culture are broad, including both narrative literature and poetry and the history of ideas. I study and teach the novels of...
Ms Kim Walker Royal Holloway & Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew Student History of Science (Pharmacy) I am studying the history of the development of the anti-malarial tree Cinchona and its constituent Quinine (also found in tonic water) in the late 19th Century. Using the...
Dr Dan Wall University of Aberdeen University/college academic Art History My research interests are concentrated primarily in the fields of eighteenth and nineteenth-century British and Irish literature. My particular areas of expertise include eighteenth century and...
Dr Susan Walton University of Hull Honorary Research Associate Literary Studies Fiction and non-fiction of non-canonical women writers, particularly Charlotte M. Yonge. Contributions by women to periodicals: Yonge's The Monthly Packet. Representations of types of masculinities...
Ms Kathryn Waters University of Oxford Student Literary Studies Women Shakespeare performance and criticism The Woman Question Women’s Education Actresses Women’s Writing
Dr Hilary Weeks University of Gloucestershire University/college academic Literary Studies Nineteenth-century travel European affinities Architecture
Mr Jordan Welsh University of Essex Student Literary Studies Literature and Religion Literature and the Environmental Imagination Nautical Literature Victorians and Technology Gerard Manley Hopkins The link between the Romantics and Victorians Poetry...
Rosalind White Royal Holloway, University of London University/college academic Literary Studies
Dr Steven White Anglia Ruskin (2011-2017) Independent scholar Literary Studies - Victorian music periodicals - The place of Lord Tennyson in Victorian musical culture - Poetry as a medium for disseminating social and political conservatism - Ideology, opinion and popular...
Ms Lucy Whitehead Cardiff University Student Literary Studies Charles Dickens Victorian literature Life-writing Material culture Collecting
Dr Giles Whiteley Stockholm University University/college academic Literary Studies Aestheticism Decadence Modernism Cities Space Comparative literature Humour Philosophy Classical reception Romanticism
Mr Stephen Whiting University of Leeds Student Literary Studies My PhD thesis concerns late Victorian and early Modernist/Edwardian authors, including George Gissing, Thomas Hardy and Henry James. I am researching representations of masculine anxiety during the...
Julianna Will York University Student Literary Studies classical reception and classical presences in the Victorian period Euripides Fragment tragedy Sex and sexuality in the Victorian period Victorian pornography Feminist theory
Ms Catriona Wilson University of Warwick and Historic Royal Palaces Student Art History I'm currently working towards my PhD as part of the Fashioning Victoria project with the University of Warwick and Kensington Palace. I'm particularly interested in how Queen Victoria adapts the...
Miss Karis Winstanley University of Salford Student Literary Studies My main research interests involve examining the relationship between literature, science and medicine of the nineteenth century.
Miss Sarah Wride University of York Student Literary Studies Political writing Parliamentary history (esp. relating to the representation of the Commons) The Gothic Crime fiction and true crime writing Periodical history The novel George Eliot Oscar...
Mr Duncan Yeates Falmouth University Student Literary Studies Victorian labouring class poetry Use of prosody in the Victorian era Cornish Studies
Dr Amelia Yeates Liverpool Hope University University/college academic Art History My research interests are nineteenth-century visual and literary culture, specifically representations of women reading, Pre-Raphaelitism and the figure of Pygmalion in nineteenth-century art and...
Dr Kazuo Yokouchi Kwansei Gakuin University University/college academic Literary Studies
Sara Zadrozny University of Portsmouth Student Literary Studies Ages and stages; Victorian literature and medicine; Gothic bodies; Gender; Nineteenth-century anachronism
Mariam Zarif King's College London University/college academic Literary Studies New Woman Periodicals Penny weeklies Gender and Sexuality Authorship