Centre for Research in English Studies

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  • Matt Gee

    Research Fellow in 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...

  • Dr Anthony Howe

    Reader in English Literature and Associate Director of Research

    Dr Anthony Howe is Reader in English Literature and Associate Director of Research in the School of English at Birmingham City University. Originally from the North East of England, he studied at Liverpool (BA; MA) before taking a PhD at Cambridge. Prior to his current post he taught at the Universities of Cambridge and Oxford....

  • Professor Howard Jackson

    Visiting Lecturer

    Howard Jackson gained his PhD from Reading University, and his research interests are in English Grammar, Vocabulary and Lexicography. Howard Jackson has written eight books (for Longman and Routledge among others) and numerous articles on grammar, vocabulary and lexicography. An invited speaker at conferences all over Europe,...

  • Dr Andrew Kehoe

    Associate Professor, Deputy Head of School, Director of Research

    Andrew Kehoe is Deputy Head of School, Director of Research, and Director of the Research and Development Unit for English Studies (RDUES). He studied at the University of Liverpool, gaining qualifications in both English and Computer Science. He researches in the field of Corpus Linguistics: the creation and study of a...

  • Dr Robert Lawson

    Lecturer and BA Course Director

    Dr Robert Lawson completed his ESRC-funded PhD thesis at the University of Glasgow in 2009 which focused on urban adolescent language use in Glasgow. During the course of his PhD, he completed a period of overseas research training at the University of Arizona, taught a range of undergraduate courses at the University of...

  • Dr Gregory Leadbetter

    Director of the MA in Creative Writing, Director of the Institute of Creative and Critical Writing

    Gregory is a poet and critic, with research interests in English Romanticism, poetry and creative writing. His poetry collections include The Fetch (Nine Arches Press, 2016) and The Body in the Well (HappenStance Press, 2007). A regular contributor to The Poetry Review, his poems are published widely elsewhere, including the...

  • Professor David Roberts

    Dean of Faculty, National Teaching Fellow

    David holds degrees from the Universities of Bristol and Oxford, completing his DPhil in 1987 under the supervision of the great Shakespeare scholar Emrys Jones. He worked at both universities before emigrating to Japan, where he taught at the Universities of Kyoto and Osaka. He served as Head of English at Birmingham City...

  • Professor Philip Smallwood

    Emeritus Professor of English

    Philip Smallwood is Emeritus Professor of English at Birmingham City University and currently Visiting Fellow and Senior Associate Teacher in the Faculty of Humanities, University of Bristol. His research interests are in the late seventeenth and in the eighteenth century, especially the poetry and criticism of John Dryden,...

  • Dr Serena Trowbridge

    Lecturer in English Literature

    Dr. Serena Trowbridge read English and Art History at King's College London, followed by an MA in textual studies at the University of Birmingham. Her PhD, entitled 'Christina Rossetti's Fractured Gothic', was completed at Birmingham City University in 2010, supervised by Professor Fiona Robertson. Her monograph Christina...

  • Dr Kate Whittaker

    Lecturer in Drama

    Category: Engaging and Inspiring Teacher of the Year More about Extra Mile Dr Kate Whittaker is a drama, performance and theatre studies scholar who has studied at the Universities of Warwick, London and Lancaster. She has held the post of Lecturer in Drama within the School of English at...

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