School of English Literature, Language and Linguistics

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A to Z Staff

Dr Lauren Ackerman
Research Associate

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Telephone: +44 (0) 19120 83368

Dr Brian Alderson
Guest Member of Staff

Professor David Almond
Distinguished Writing Fellow

Emily Anderson
Postgraduate Research Student

Professor Linda Anderson
Professor of Modern English and American Literature

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 8059

Dr James Annesley
Senior Lecturer in American Literature

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 6617

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Lucy Bell
UG Clerical Officer

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Telephone: 0191 208 7625

Dr Tara Bergin
Lecturer in Poetry (Creative Writing)

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Telephone: 0191 2083689

Melanie Birch
Marketing, Events and Postgraduate Administrator

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 7619

Emeritus Professor Noel Burton-Roberts
Emeritus Professor of English Language and Linguistics

Dr Mark Byers
Research Associate

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Emeritus Professor Tom Cain
Emeritus Professor

Dr John Challis
Research Associate

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Professor Michael Chaplin
Visiting Professor of Practice

Professor Kate Chedgzoy
Professor of Renaissance Literature

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 7755

Ann Coburn
Lecturer: Creative Writing

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Dr Ruth Connolly
Senior Lecturer

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 8133

Zoe Cooper
Lecturer in Creative Writing

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 8411

Professor Karen Corrigan
Prof of Linguistics & English Language

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 7757

Sherelle Coulson
UG, PGT and PGR Co-ordinator

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 7199

Dr Katharine De Rycker
Research Associate

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Dr Martin Dubois
Lecturer in Victorian Literature

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Telephone: +44 (0)191 208 7795

Dr Hannah Durkin
Lecturer in Literature & Film

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 7760

Dr Cristina Dye
Lecturer (Assistant Professor) of Language Development & Psycholinguistics

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Dr Ella Dzelzainis
Lecturer in Nineteenth-Century Literature

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 7198

Laura Elliott
School Research, Finance and HR Administrator

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Telephone: 0191 208 3196

William Fiennes
Lecturer in Creative Writing

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 7762

Dr Helen Freshwater
Reader in Theatre & Performance

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 7764

Dr Tina Gharavi
Senior Lecturer in Digital Media/Film

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 3520

Dr Stacy Gillis
Lecturer in Modern and Contemporary Literature

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 7360

Professor Matthew Grenby
Professor of 18th-Century Studies

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 6182

Dr SJ Hannahs
Reader in Linguistics

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 3400

Dr James Harriman-Smith
Lecturer in Restoration and Eighteenth-Century Literature

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 7599

Dr Rosalind Haslett
Lecturer in Dramatic Literature

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 5660

Professor Bill Herbert
Professor of Poetry & Creative Writing

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 3517

Nick Holdstock
Royal Literary Fund Fellow

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Professor Anders Holmberg
Professor in Theoretical Linguistics

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 3530

Professor Peter Hunt
Visiting Professor

Dr Lars Iyer
Reader in Creative Writing

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 7758

Professor Jackie Kay MBE
Professor of Creative Writing

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 3689

Sadek Kessous
Teaching Fellow

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Dr Laura Kirkley
Lecturer in Eighteenth Century Literature

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 7782

Liz Kirkup
Clerical Officer

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Telephone: +44 (0) 0191 208 7763

Dr Gosia Krzek
Teaching Fellow

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 5879

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Lesley Lant
School Manager

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 3590

Dr Helen Limon
Research Associate

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Telephone: 0191 2087787

Dr Pippa Little
Royal Literary Fund Fellow

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 3535

Dr Kirsten MacLeod
Lecturer in Eng Lit, Victorian/Modern

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 7118

Professor Val McDermid
Visiting Professor of Practice

Dr Robbie McLaughlan
Lecturer in English Literature

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Telephone: 0191 208 3532

Dr Adam Mearns
Lecturer in the History of the English Language

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Telephone: +44 (0)191 208 3534

Dr Hermann Moisl
Visiting Fellow

Professor Sinead Morrissey
Professor of Creative Writing

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Telephone: 0191 2088059

Dr Theresa Muñoz
Research Associate

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Dr Mathelinda Nabugodi
Research Associate

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Dr Aditi Nafde
Lecturer in Medieval Literature

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Telephone: 0191 208 7769

Dr Alex Niven
Lecturer in English Literature

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 5316

Dr Eliza O'Brien
Teaching Fellow

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Telephone: ext. 85660

Professor Sean O'Brien
Professor of Creative Writing

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 3875

Dr Meiko O'Halloran
Senior Lecturer in Romantic Literature

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 7759

Dr Jennifer Orr
Lecturer in Eighteenth Century Literature

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Telephone: 0191 208 7750

Dr Lucy Pearson
Lecturer in Children's Literature

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 3894

Dr Heike Pichler
Senior Lecturer in Variationist Sociolinguistics

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 3519

Professor Michael Pincombe
Professor of Tudor & Elizabethan Literature

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 7621

Jacob Polley
Senior Lecturer in Creative Writing

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Telephone: 0191 2087781

Dr Geoffrey Poole
Senior Lecturer in Linguistics

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 5824

Professor James Procter
Prof of Modern & Contemporary Lit

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 3518

Professor Kim Reynolds
Professor of Children's Literature

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 3533

Professor Jennifer Richards
Joseph Cowen Professor of English Literature

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 7754

Yvonne Ritchie
Assistant Project Manager

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 3268

Professor Michael Rossington
Professor of Romantic Literature

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 3427

Professor Julie Sanders
Pro-Vice-Chancellor (HaSS)

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Telephone: +44 (0)191 208 5769

Dr Andrew Shail
Senior Lecturer in Film

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 2087752

Dr Emma Short
Teaching Fellow in Victorian and Modernist Literature

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 8420

Emily Smith
UG Clerical Officer (Admissions)

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Telephone: 0191 208 6233

Dr Neelam Srivastava
Reader in Postcolonial and Comparative Literature

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 3665

Dr Fionnghuala Sweeney
Senior Lecturer in American Literature

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 3895

Professor Maggie Tallerman
Professor of Linguistics

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 7774

Professor Robert Thornton
Strategic Research Advisor

Dr Danielle Turton
Lecturer in Phonology

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Telephone: +44 (0)191 208 8092

Dr William van der Wurff
Senior Lecturer in Linguistics

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 3876

Dr Joel Wallenberg
Lecturer in Language Change (Linguistics and Eng Lang)

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 7366

Emeritus Professor Diana Whaley
Professor of Early Medieval Studies

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Rachel White
Research Associate

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Dr Anne Whitehead
Senior Lecturer in Modern and Contemporary Literature

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 3531

Margaret Wilkinson
Senior Lecturer in Creative Writing

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 5225

Jeffrey Wilson
Computing, Technical & Safety Officer

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 3422

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Professor Martha Young-Scholten
Professor of Second Language Acquisition

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 7751