School of English Literature, Language and Linguistics

Staff Profile

Dr Rachel White

Research Associate


I am a Research Associate on the AHRC-funded Thomas Nashe Project. 

PhD completed 2016, Lancaster University: 'Occult Poetics and the Production of English Verse: 1558-1603'

MA, English Literary Studies, Lancaster University, 2011

BA (Hons), English Literature, Lancaster University, 2009


My doctoral thesis examined the importance of occult disocurses for the development of vernacular poetry. I remain interested in the presence of the occult tradition in both literature and culture of the early modern period, and the changing boundaries between science and magic. I am a research associate with the Thomas Nashe Project.