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Doctoral students

Current doctoral students

Bernadette Carter, 'Elizabeth Jennings' incarnational poetics'

Fern Ennis, 'Hybrid Fantasy after Undine'

Elizabeth Freestone, 'Shakespeare's Extinction: Staging What Has Been Lost' ((co-supervision with Erin Sullivan)

Declan Gillespie, 'The Protruding Void: Mystical Affect in Samuel Beckett’s Prose' (co-supervision with Dan Katz)

Celia Jarvis, 'Christian Devotional Experience in Nineteenth-Century Art and Literature' (co-tutelle with Laurence Roussillon-Constanty)

Alex Round, 'Sisters in Art: The Pre-Raphaelite Women's Network' (co-supervision)

Ruth Walbank, 'Nineteenth-Century Hellscapes and Environmental Crisis'

Supervised to completion

2023: Anna Rivers, 'Reality, Relationality, Spectrality: The Mystic Poetry of Emily Brontë, Christina Rossetti, and Mathilde Blind'

2018: Maria Cohut, 'Before and Beyond the Glass: Women and their Mirrors in the literature and art of nineteenth-century Britain'

2017: Matthew Rumbold, 'Epic Relation: The Sacred, History, and Late Modernist Aesthetics in Hart Crane, David Jones, and Derek Walcott'

2016: Jack McGowan, 'Slam the Book: The role of performance in contemporary UK poetry'

2015: Joanna Rzepa, 'Literary and Theological Modernisms: Rainer Maria Rilke, T. S. Eliot, and Józef Wittlin'

2014: Sophie Rudland, 'Faith, Feeling and Gender in the Writing of Hartley, Wollstonecraft and Blake'

2007: Zoe Brigley, 'Exile and Ecology: the Poetic Practice of Gwyneth Lewis, Pascale Petit and Deryn Rees-Jones'