Supervision for research at MA, MPhil or PhD level is available for projects relating to the subject area expertise of our staff in History, Archaeology, Applied Linguistics, English Literature, Creative Writing, Language and Theology.

Research areas include:

  • History
  • Archaeology
  • English Language and Literature
  • Theology and Religious Studies
  • Creative Writing
  • Applied Linguistics

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Recently completed or current PhD student theses:

  • Comparative research into contact and relationships between the Netherlands and Kent in the period AD 400 – 750, through a holistic analysis of funerary data.
  • The published works of Joyce Grenfell and other contemporaneous female entertainers as socio-political commentators.
  • Continuities and discontinuities: Notions of Royal authority in medieval english literature, in five case studies.
  • The impact of the reformation on Canterbury during the late Marian and early Elizabethan eras (c.1553-1565)
  • Investigating the medical and other forms of care the poor received in Kentish workhouses after 1834
  • The Reverend Caleb Parfect: Person, power and publishing


Research supervisors

It is exciting to be working in a team with similar interests to myself. I am looking forward to continuing to learn about this field, as well as eventually contributing to its further knowledge.
Archaeology PhD

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