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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 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 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...

  • Professor David Roberts

    Professor of English

    David holds degrees from the Universities of Bristol and Oxford, where his doctorate was supervised by the great Shakespeare scholar, Emrys Jones. He then taught at both Bristol and Oxford before moving to Japan, where he taught at the Universities of Kyoto and Osaka, and for the British Council. David was Head of English at...

  • Professor Philip Smallwood

    Emeritus Professor of English

    Philip Smallwood is Emeritus Professor of English at Birmingham City University and from 2010 was Honorary Visiting Fellow and then Senior Associate Teacher in the Faculty of Humanities, University of Bristol where he directs a course on 'Literature: Milton to Johnson'. His research interests are in the late seventeenth and in...

  • Dr Serena Trowbridge

    Reader in Victorian 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 Sarah Wood

    Head of Birmingham Institute of Media and English

    Category: Engaging and Inspiring Teacher of the Year More about Extra Mile Sarah Wood holds degrees from JMU, the University of Liverpool, and Birmingham City University, where she gained her PhD. Her research interests are in feminism and science fiction. She has an article on Octavia Butler forthcoming in...

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