Staff

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  • Professor Mark Addis

    Professor of Philosophy

    Mark primarily focuses upon Wittgenstein and related areas but also has active research interests in the philosophies of language, mind, and religion. He has published three books on Wittgenstein, namely, Wittgenstein: Making Sense of Other Minds (1999), Wittgenstein and Philosophy of Religion (2001) and Wittgenstein: A Guide for the Perplexed (2006). Mark's contributions to the study of...

  • Dr Paola Botham

    Lecturer in Drama

    Dr Paola Botham (née Sotomayor) was born in Chile, where she worked as a culture journalist and textbook writer, as well as participating in a range of theatre productions. After moving to the UK in 2001, she completed an MA in British Theatre Studies and a PhD in Drama and Performance. Her doctoral thesis explored how to redefine political theatre in the twenty-first century, using Habermasian...

  • Andy Conway

    Visiting Lecturer

    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 University and Newman College. He has also taught courses on James Joyce's...

  • 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 from the University of Worcester. She has taught in secondary school,...

  • 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 completed an historical biography and a memoir. She is also a...

  • 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 texts from the web, especially for corpus linguistic style analysis...

  • 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 fantastic. Izabela is currently researching the application of games to...

  • Dr Anthony Howe

    Senior Lecturer 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 philosophy. His recent monograph, Byron and the Forms of Thought, offers a...

  • Professor Richard Ingham

    Professor of English Linguistics

    Richard Ingham holds degrees from the Universities of Oxford and London, and has previously taught at the University of Reading. His teaching profile includes language acquisition, English grammar, and the linguistic history of English. His research interests are in language acquisition and change, with special reference to English. He has published in a large number of international refereed...

  • Dr Peter Jackson

    Lecturer

    Peter Jackson teaches a range of subjects in twentieth century literature, film and drama, including modernism, postmodernism, postcolonial writing, gothic or 'fantastic' fiction, and different mainstream genres such as detective fiction and children's fiction. He is responsible for the new module Multiculturalism: Literature, Drama, Film, which he has set up in collaboration with external...

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Staff