School of English

Honorary Appointments

Emeritus Professors

Honorary Professors

  • Professor Lesley Abrams
    (Centre for the Study of the Viking Age), University of Oxford
  • Professor Michael Barnes 
    (Centre for the Study of the Viking Age), University College London, UK
  • Professor Peter McClure
  • (Institute for Name-Studies), University of Nottingham, UK 
  • Professor Katie Wales 
    (Centre for Research in Applied Linguistics), University of Sheffield, UK 

Honorary Associate Professors

  • Dr Paul Cavill (Institute for Name-Studies)
  • Xiaolu Guo (Global Englishes)
  • Dr Gitte Hansen (Centre for the Study of the Viking Age)
  • Dr Roshni Mooneeram (Linguistic Profiling for Professionals)

Honorary Assistant Professors

  • John Clark (Centre for Regional Literature and Cultures)
  • Dr Kerry Young (Drama and Creative Writing)
  • Ruth Fainlight (Drama and Creative Writing)
  • William Ivory (Drama and Creative Writing)
  • Dr Dorothy Johnston
  • Stephen Lowe (Drama and Creative Writing)
  • Alison Moore (Drama and Creative Writing)
  • Andrew Breakwell (Drama and Creative Writing)
  • Dr Keith Ruither (Centre for the Study of the Viking Age)
  • Dr Rosie Bonte (Centre for the Study of the Viking Age)
  • Jenny Denton

Honorary Visiting Fellows


  • Dr Averill Buchanan (Centre for Regional Literature and Culture)
  • Dr Jacqueline Cordell (Centre for Research in Applied Linguistics)
  • Dr Octavia Cox (Centre for Regional Literature and Culture)
  • Dr Charlotte May (Centre for Regional Literature and Culture)
  • Dr Fabio Parente (Centre for Research in Applied Linguistics)
  • Dr Eleni Ponirakis (Medieval Section)
  • Dr Sara Slinn (Centre for Regional Literature and Culture)
  • Dr Sarah Bodinar (Drama Section)
  • Dr Victoria Howard (CRAL)
  • Dr Ayokunmi Ojebode (INS)
  • Dr Vicky Walker (Medieval Section)

Honorary Research Fellows

  • Dr Susan Kilby
  • Dr James Chetwood
  • Dr Lorenzo Mastropierro

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