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

Programme Leader, BA English (Single Honours), University Centre Shrewsbury.

Dr Rana Almbark

Lecturer in English Language/Linguistics

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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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Associate Professor in Nineteenth-Century Literature; Programme leader for the MA in Nineteenth-Century Literature and Culture and Programme Leader for MRes in English.

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

Senior Lecturer in English Literature, Programme Leader, MRes in Storytelling.

Professor Emma Rees

Professor of Literature and Gender Studies; Programme Leader, MRes 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

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Associate Professor in Modern and Contemporary Literature; Programme Leader, BA English Literature (Combined Honours).

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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