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Staff

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  • Dr Islam Issa

    Reader in Literature and History

    Islam Issa is a multi-award-winning writer, curator, and broadcaster. A literary critic and historian, his work has focused primarily on the modern-day reception of Early Modern English literature in global contexts, particularly Shakespeare and Milton, and the cultural history of the Middle East. Islam brings...

  • Professor Howard Jackson

    Emeritus Professor

    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 / Director of Research

    Andrew Kehoe is Director of Research in English 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 collection of texts...

  • Dr Robert Lawson

    Associate Professor

    Dr Robert Lawson completed his ESRC-funded PhD thesis at the University of Glasgow in 2009, focusing on urban adolescent language use in a high school in Glasgow. Since joining Birmingham City University, Dr Lawson has expanded his focus to encompass research on language in the media, language and masculinities, and the...

  • Dr Gregory Leadbetter

    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...

  • Dr Derek Littlewood

    Senior Lecturer

    Derek Littlewood gained his PhD, a theoretical study of speech and writing in Charles Dickens, from the Open University and his MA on D. H. Lawrence from Birmingham University. He is currently researching the relationships between photography and literature, from the inception of the photograph until the onset of digital...

  • Dr Mark McGlashan

    Lecturer in English Language

    Dr Mark McGlashan is Lecturer in English Language in the School of English. He holds several postgraduate research degrees in language and linguistics from Lancaster University. His interests predominantly centre on Corpus-based (Critical) Discourse Studies and the application of corpus methods to the analysis of a wide range...

  • Dr Ralph Morton

    Research Assistant

    Dr Ralph Morton is a Research Assistant on the ‘Language of DIY Justice’ project and has around a decade of research experience. He started his linguistics career at Aston University, studying for a MA in Applied Linguistics (Forensic Linguistics), and working as a research assistant on the two corpus building projects: ...

  • Dr Gemma Moss

    Senior Lecturer in English Literature

    I completed my AHRC-funded PhD at the University of Manchester in 2015, and had previously taught at the University of Manchester and University of Salford before joining BCU in 2016. I have a First Class (Hons) degree in English Literature and an MA (Distinction) in Postcolonial Literature, also from the University of...

  • Jonathan Potter

    Lecturer in Academic Skills

    Jonathan provides academic skills support for students at all levels within the Faculty of Health, Education, and Life Sciences. This includes in-course sessions, as well as extracurricular provisions such as workshops and one-to-one tutorials, and online resources. Previously, he has taught academic writing across all...

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