Academic Staff

Members of staff working in the English Department.

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Head of English

Dr Joanne Close

Deputy Head of English, Assessment – Language

Dr Lucy Andrew

Lecturer in English Literature, University Centre Shrewsbury.

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Senior Lecturer in English Literature; Programme Leader, BA English Literature (Single Honours)

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Senior Lecturer in English Literature; Programme Leader, MA Modern and Contemporary Fiction

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Senior Lecturer in English Literature; Programme Leader, MA Creative Writing: Writing and Publishing Fiction

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Senior Lecturer in English Language; Programme Leader, BA English Language (Single Honours)

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Reader in Nineteenth-Century Literature; Programme Leader, MA Nineteenth-Century Literature and Culture

Dr Paul Flanagan

Lecturer in English Language

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Visiting Writing Fellow

Dr Frank Herrmann

Senior Lecturer in English Language

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Lecturer in English Literature

Dr Clara Neary

Senior Lecturer in English Language

Dr Eileen Pollard

Lecturer in English Literature; Programme Leader, MRes in English.

Professor Emma Rees

Professor of Literature and Gender Studies

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Senior Lecturer in Creative Writing; Programme Leader, BA Creative Writing.

Dr Urszula Skrzypik

Senior Lecturer in English Language/Linguistics

W Stephenson

Reader in Modern and Contemporary Literature

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Lecturer in English Literature.

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Professor of Writing and Literature

Helen West

Senior Lecturer in English Language/Linguistics, Programme Leader, BA English Language (Combined Honours).

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Senior Lecturer in English Literature, Programme Leader, BA English Language and Literature (Single Honours).

Deborah Wynne

Professor of Nineteenth-Century Literature