Centre for Research in English Studies

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  • Dr Soudabeh Ananisarab

    Lecturer in Drama

    Dr Soudabeh Ananisarab studied at the University of Nottingham where she completed an MA in English Literature (Distinction) 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. Soudabeh has...

  • Dr Joseph Anderton

    Senior Lecturer in English Literature

    Joseph Anderton is the author of Beckett’s Creatures: Art of Failure after the Holocaust (Bloomsbury, 2016), which considers conceptions of the ‘creature’ and ‘creaturely life’ as they appear in Samuel Beckett’s literature and drama. Joe is currently working on his second book, Writing Homelessness: Rough Sleeping in...

  • 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 Tatiana Grieshofer (formerly Tkacukova)

    Senior Lecturer and MA English Linguistics Course Director

    Dr Tatiana Grieshofer (formerly Tkacukova) is Senior Lecturer in English Language at Birmingham City University. Tatiana’s interdisciplinary research focuses on the language of the law and courtroom discourse with a specific interest on the interplay between legal and lay communication styles in courtroom settings. Her research...

  • Dr Izabela Hopkins

    Researcher

    Izabela is involved in a number of research projects with a focus on eighteenth-century theatre and literature, in addition to pursuing her own research in the literature of the American South. Izabela obtained her MA in Literature: Politics and Identity from the University of Worcester. Her doctoral thesis explored...

  • Dr Anthony Howe

    Reader in English Literature and MA English Literature Course Director

    Dr Anthony Howe is Reader in English Literature and Director of Graduate 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....

  • 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 pioneering...

  • 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 Associate Professor in Linguistics and Director of Research in English. He studied at the University of Liverpool, gaining qualifications in both English and Computer Science. For over 20 years he has worked on and led a series of UKRI-funded projects in the field of Corpus Linguistics: the automated analysis of...

  • 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...

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