Team

We are a small team of talented professionals with a wide range of skills and experience. We love what we do, and we do it with passion. We look forward to working with you.

Dr Lucy Arnold

Admissions Tutor

Dr Lucy Arnold is a specialist in Contemporary literature, with particular research interests in contemporary gothic, narratives of haunting, contemporary women’s writing and psychoanalytic criticism.

Email me: lucy.arnold@worc.ac.uk

Professor Michael Bradshaw

Head of the School of Humanities

Professor Michael Bradshaw is a specialist in Romanticism, especially poetry and drama of later Romantics. His published critical work includes authors such as: Thomas Lovell Beddoes, John Clare, George Darley, Thomas Hood, John Keats, Letitia Elizabeth Landon, Walter Savage Landor, Mary Shelley, and Percy Shelley. He has also published on Romantic drama, ‘Romantic generations’, Romantic fragment poems, and the periodical press in the 1820s, as well as the contemporary author Alan Moore.

Email me: m.bradshaw@worc.ac.uk

Dr Whitney Standlee

Dr Whitney Standlee is a specialist in literature of the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, with particular research interests in Irish women’s writing and migrant literature. Her publications include two recent books on the subject of Irish women’s writing. She teaches on a range of core and elective modules at all levels, all of which deal at least in part with nineteenth- and early twentieth century literature.

Email me: w.standlee@worc.ac.uk

Professor Nicoleta Cinpoeş

Professor Nicoleta Cinpoeş is Professor of Shakespeare Studies at the University of Worcester. Her research in Shakespeare and Renaissance studies specialises in Shakespeare staged, on the screen, in the classroom, on the internet, translated, appropriated, adapted and recycled.

Email me: n.cinpoes@worc.ac.uk

Professor Jean Webb

Professor Jean Webb is Director of the International Forum for Research in Childrens Literature which provides a focus for literary, cultural and socio-historical scholarly enquiry into writing for children, internationally. She teaches a broad range of undergraduate modules on nineteenth and twentieth century literature, and is responsible for specialist modules in children’s literature.

Email me: j.webb@worc.ac.uk

Dr David Arnold

Dr David Arnold trained as a Classicist before moving on to doctoral work on twentieth-century American poetry. His research and teaching interests lie in poetry, American literature, ecocriticism and narrative criticism. He has published articles on the literary improvisations of William Carlos Williams and a book on American poetry: Poetry and Language Writing: Objective and Surreal (Liverpool University Press, 2007).

Email me: d.arnold@worc.ac.uk

Dr Tricia Connell

Dr Tricia Connell’s academic background is in English literature and language, and education. Her doctoral research was on the poetry of Carol Ann Duffy. Her current research interests are in twentieth-century and contemporary poetry, gender and feminism and in intersections between critical and creative writing.

Email me: t.connell@worc.ac.uk


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