Claire Bartram is interested in supervising new doctoral projects on early modern book history and provincial culture in particular.
Mike Bintley’s research and teaching interests are focused on religious and social transition, landscapes and settlements, and representations of the natural world.
Stefania Ciocia’s supervision interests include minority and migrant literatures (especially in the American context), and the representation of childhood and adolescence in contemporary culture.
Susan Civale would be happy to supervise MA and MPhil/PhD projects in eighteenth- and nineteenth-century women writers, life writing, genre fiction, literary afterlives (including neo-Victorian and neo-Gothic narratives), and Romantic celebrity and print cultures.
Peter Merchant's past work includes definitive treatments of several otherwise relatively unsung eighteenth- and nineteenth-century authors (ranging from Sarah Fyge Egerton to Anna Kingsford) and he is interested in supervising in related areas.
Carolyn Oulton is interested in supervising research in nineteenth-century literature, including: Dickens, Mary Cholmondeley, New Woman fiction, Jerome K. Jerome and the New Humour.
Sonia Overall's interests include the relationship between walking and creativity, labyrinths, intertextual writing, crossover forms and formal experimentation, and the use of constraints, game-playing, randomness and chance to generate text.
Andrew Palmer’s research and teaching are focused on modernism, working class literature and music, and the literature of war from 1914 onwards. He welcomes enquiries from prospective students in these areas.
Astrid Stilma’s specialism is in early modern literature in a European context. Her teaching and research interests include: Elizabethan and Jacobean drama; the literature of the courts of King James VI and I; drama in performance (stage and screen); early modern translation and the book trade.