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Staff

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  • 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...

  • Professor Gregory Leadbetter

    Professor of Poetry, Course Director of the MA in Creative Writing, Director of the Institute of Creative and Critical Writing

    Professor Gregory Leadbetter is a poet and critic. His research focuses on Romantic poetry and thought, the traditions to which these relate, and the history and practice of poetry more generally. He is the author of two poetry collections, Maskwork (2020) and The Fetch (2016), both with Nine Arches Press, as well...

  • 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, Associate Director of Research, and Research Degrees Coordinator in BCU’s School of English. Alongside these roles, he holds the position of Institute Lead for Enterprise and Employability within the Birmingham Institute of Media and English (BIME). Previous positions include...

  • 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

    My research explores the politics of aesthetics through music in modernist literature, and I am also currently editing E. M. Forster’s first novel, Where Angels Fear to Tread , for the Cambridge Edition of the Fiction of E. M. Forster . I completed my AHRC-funded PhD at the University of Manchester in 2015, and had...

  • 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...

  • Professor Antoinette Renouf

    Emeritus Professor of English Language and Linguistics

    Antoinette Renouf holds degrees from the Universities of East Anglia and Essex. Her research interests include lexis and lexical semantics, with particular focus on the relationship between textual word patterning and meaning; and automated text analysis for application in document retrieval and knowledge management. She is...

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