Staff

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  • Dr Soudabeh Ananisarab

    Lecturer in Drama

    Soudabeh studied at the University of Nottingham where she completed an MA in English Literature and a PhD in English. Her Doctoral thesis explored the development of the Malvern Theatre Festival during the interwar years and its connections with the playwright, George Bernard Shaw. She has previously taught at the University...

  • Dr Joseph Anderton

    Lecturer in English Literature

    Joseph Anderton is a Lecturer in English Literature and a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy. His AHRC-funded doctoral studies at the University of Nottingham resulted in the monograph, Beckett’s Creatures: Art of Failure after the Holocaust (Bloomsbury, 2016), which considers conceptions of the ‘creature’ and ‘creaturely...

  • Dr Paola Botham

    Lecturer in Drama

    Dr Paola Botham (née Sotomayor) teaches theatre history and theory at the School of English and the Birmingham School of Acting (BSA). She was born in Chile, where she studied Journalism and Aesthetics at Universidad Católica (ranked among the top three academic institutions in Latin America) and worked as a culture journalist...

  • Andy Conway

    Lecturer in Creative Writing

    Andy Conway is a novelist and screenwriter based in Birmingham, who graduated from the School of English in 1994 with a 1st in English Language and Literature. He teaches undergraduate courses in Screenwriting, Drama and Adaptation in the School, and also teaches Screenwriting at The National Academy of Writing, Worcester...

  • Lucy Fraser

    Lecturer

    Lucy Fraser has taught at Birmingham City University since 2002, where she teaches a range of modules within the School of English. She has taught modules on poetry, various fiction, film, critical methods, cultural studies and narratives. Lucy holds degrees from Coventry University, the University of Birmingham and has a PGCE...

  • Jackie Gay

    Writing for Health Tutor

    Jackie Gay is a writer and creative writing tutor. She became disabled when she lost her leg in a car accident in Africa and this experience, along with her natural interest in the arts, has driven her research into the medical humanities. She has published two novels, edited three collections of short stories and has just...

  • Matt Gee

    Researcher in English Linguistics

    Matt Gee develops research and teaching tools in the Research and Development Unit for English Studies (RDUES). This includes the creation of a fully-fledged search engine ( WebCorp LSE ), designed to treat the web as a source of linguistic data. WebCorp LSE can download, clean-up and present through a search interface...

  • Rhoda Greaves

    Lecturer in Creative Writing

    Rhoda Greaves is a Lecturer in Creative Writing in the School of English, where she is currently studying for a Creative Writing PhD. Her thesis includes a collection of short stories and a critical commentary comparing the compression of the short story form with psychological claustrophobia in the home. Rhoda is also an...

  • Dr Izabela Hopkins

    Visiting Lecturer

    Izabela obtained her MA in Literature: Politics and Identity from the University of Worcester. Her doctoral thesis explored reconstructions of whiteness in the literature of the American South from 1890 until 1920. She has taught undergraduate modules on critical approaches and contexts, modernism and postmodernism and the...

  • Dr Anthony Howe

    Reader and Director of Graduate Research

    Dr Anthony Howe hails from the North East of England and was educated at Liverpool and Cambridge; he has held posts at the Universities of Cambridge and Oxford. His main research focus is Romantic period poetry, but he has wider interests in literary theory, literary controversies, and the connections between poetry and...

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