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
Reader in Modern and Contemporary 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...
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)
Reader in Language and Law
Dr Tatiana Grieshofer (formerly Tkacukova) is Reader in Language and Law 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
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....
Professor Islam Issa
Professor of Literature and History
Islam Issa is a multi-award-winning author, curator, and broadcaster. A literary critic and historian, his work focuses on the reception of early modern English literature in global contexts, particularly Shakespeare and Milton, and the cultural history of the Middle East. Islam brings pioneering approaches and fresh...
Professor Andrew Kehoe
Professor of Corpus Linguistics / Director of Research
Andrew Kehoe is Professor of Corpus 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...
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 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...
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