BAVS Membership Directory

NameInstitutionAcademic StatusMain DisciplineResearch Interests
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 Leonie Wanitzek Oriel College, University of Oxford Student Literary Studies British authors writing on Italy English/British national identity Victorian and Edwardian tourism and travelling (especially to Italy) Space and place Aestheticism and writing on art...
Miss Yurie Watanabe Durham University Student Art History I am interested in how novels can evoke sympathy in readers for characters who are very different from themselves. In my PhD research, I am focusing on the novels of...
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...
Mr Garth Wenman-James University of Surrey Student Literary Studies Poverty fiction, such as Oliver Twist and The Nether World. The slum space and class relations in Victorian art, culture and society. The city space and how this affects relationships...
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...
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
John Williamson None Independent scholar History of Mathematics Percival Frost Andrew Hollingworth Frost
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...
Dr Claire Wood University of York Research Associate Literary Studies Charles Dickens Death culture Mourning Death Comedy Material culture History of the Book Victorian Literature
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...
Professor SHU CHUAN YAN National University of Kaohsiung University/college academic Literary Studies Victorian Literature and Culture, Victorian Periodicals, women's studies
Mr Duncan Yeates Falmouth University Student Literary Studies Victorian labouring class poetry Use of prosody in the Victorian era Cornish Studies
Dr Kazuo Yokouchi Kwansei Gakuin University University/college academic Literary Studies
Ms Sara Zadrozny Portsmouth University Student Victorian Literature My doctoral research is on the pathology of female ageing in Victorian fiction and science. Despite the medical developments of the period, Victorian novels and medical journals often construct...
Mariam Zarif King's College London University/college academic Literary Studies New Woman Periodicals Penny weeklies Gender and Sexuality Authorship