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Postgraduate Research Students

Tyler Ball, Writing Wider Worlds: An Eco-Ontological Approach to Indian Ocean Literature; Supervisors: Rashmi Varma and Michael Niblett

Janneke Beerman (cotutelle with the University of Curacao), World-literature: Cosmopolitanism in Hybrid Caribbean Novels; Supervisor: Paulo de Medeiros (University of Warwick) and Elisabeth Echteld (University of Curacao)

Owain Burrell, The Grammar School Ideal in British Literature 1945-1990; Supervisor: Michael Gardiner

Nora Castle, Food Futures: Food, Foodways, and Environmental Crisis in Contemporary Speculative Fiction; Supervisor: Graeme Macdonald

Tom Crompton, The Poetics of the Deindustrialising Landscape; Supervisor: Jonathan Skinner

Alys Daroy, Biophilic Shakespeare: Towards an Affective Framework for Ecological Analysis; Supervisors Stephen Purcell (University of Warwick) and Fiona Gregory (Monash University)

Fern Ennis, Women of Nature after Undine; Supervisor: Emma Francis

Lu Feng, Reading Water in the Cities of Jiangnan; Supervisors: Caitlin Vandertop and Anne Gerritsen

Beth Greaves, The Literary and Cultural Imagination of Munchausen Syndrome by Proxy from 1976 to 2020; Supervisor: Liz Barry

Christopher Griffin, The Aesthetics of the Secret, 1998-2018; Supervisors: Michael Gardiner (University of Warwick) and Dave Gunning (University of Birmingham)

Amul Gyawali, Invention of Nature in South Asia; Supervisors: Pablo Mukherjee and Mike Niblett

Nic Hamer, Beyond elegy: confronting grief in contemporary ecopoetry; Supervisor: Jonathan Skinner and Fabienne Viala

Thomas Heath, Supervisor: Stephen Purcell

Samantha Horsfield, Magic is Might and the Wicked Witch: A Discussion of Difference and Discrimination in Children’s Fantasy Literature; Supervisor: Emma Francis

Esthie Hugo, World-Gothic and Commodity Frontiers: Literature and Ecology from the Plantation to the Present; Supervisor: Michael Niblett

Tabina Iqbal, Samuel Beckett, Ludwig Wittgenstein and the I; Supervisors: Daniel Katz and Daniele Lorenzini

Tina Janssen, The Contemporary Reception of Sir William Jones’s Translations of Oriental Literature; Supervisor: John Gilmore

Raad Khair-Allah, A Comparative Study on Contemporary Arab Women Writers, filmmakers and artists in a Transnational Frame; Supervisor: Rashmi Varma

Aiman Khattak, Bio-political Empire; Sovereignty, Race and War in Selected Afghan, Pakistani and Iraqi Fiction in English; Supervisors: Neil Lazarus and Pablo Mukherjee

Andrea Lawrence, Intra perceptions of Iberia in Europe and beyond in travel, translation and transnationalism; Supervisors: Paulo De Sousa Aguiar de Medeiros (University of Warwick) and Stewart King (Monash University)

Li Liu, Desire, Consumer Culture, and the Liminal State in the Mid-Victorian Bourgeois Imagination; Supervisors: Jen Baker and Michael Meeuwis

Bushra Mahzabeen, Invisibility of Oil: The Politics of Labour Displacement and Exploitative Gender Relations in Petro-Capitalist Commodity Frontiers; Supervisor: Michael Niblett

Michael Morgan, When Did Capitalist Realism Begin? The literary registration of Capitalist Realism at the turn of the 21st century and its antecedents; Supervisor: Michael Gardiner

Mantra Mukim, Lyric Failure: Samuel Beckett and Poetic Form; Supervisor: Daniel Katz

Sihwa Mun, Rethinking Vegetal Life in Romantic Poetry; Supervisor: Emma Mason

Harry Pitt Scott, Petroculture and Finance in Transition: Oil, Representation, and Abstraction; Supervisor: Graeme MacDonald

Martin Platais, Crisis and Form in the Contemporary Novel; Supervisors: Rashmi Varma and Nicholas Lawrence

Julian Richards, "This Man is Great" Glen Byam Shaw Directs Shakespeare in Stratford-Upon-Avon; Supervisor: Carol Rutter

Anna Rivers, Mysticism and spectrality in the poetry of Emily Bronte, Christina Rossetti and Mathilde Blind; Supervisor: Emma Mason

Ragesree Roy, Mapping the Ecological Subaltern: Hydrofiction, Precarity and the Asian Novel; Supervisors: Rashmi Varma and Caitlin Vandertop

Lindy Rudd, Lessons from Shakespeare: Examining Early Modern Pedagogy as "Pattern, Precedent and Lively Warrant" for Modern Tertiary Education; Supervisor: Carol Rutter

Emma Sheppard, Radical Shakespeare: the Life and Work of Michael Bogdanov; Supervisor: Carol Rutter

Madeleine Sinclair, World Literature, the Twenty-First Century Short-Story Cycle and the Politics of Form; Supervisor: Michael Niblett

Lizzie Smith, The "Environmental Uncanny": Unsettling the Multispecies Encounter in Contemporary Environmental Poetry; Supervisors: Nicholas Lawrence and Jonathan Skinner

Charlotte Spear, Locating the Human: World-Literature and the Concept of Rights; Supervisors: Michael Niblett and Pablo Mukherjee

Stephanie Tillotson, The late 20th and early 21st century theatre practice of women playing the traditionally male roles in Shakespeare; Supervisor: Carol Rutter

Paul Vernell, The Poetics of Uneven and Combined Development; Supervisor: Nicholas Lawrence

Sam Weselowski, Metropolitan Frontiers: Vancouver and the Poetics of Urbanization, 1965 – 2013; Supervisors: Nicholas Lawrence, Myka Tucker-Abramson, and Jonathan Skinner

Yaqian Xu, Middle-aged Body in Contemporary North American Novels; Supervisor: Liz Barry

Jaewon Yoon, Contradictions and Asymmetry Revealed in Financial Capitalism and Crisis: Reading the 21st century crisis literature based on Karl Marx’s Capital; Supervisors: Stephen Shapiro and Mark Storey