Summary: I am a recent PhD graduate from the School of English, now working as a postdoctoral teaching assistant. I am also a Short-Term Postdoctoral Fellow in the Leeds Humanities Research Institute
My primary research interests are in the field of Critical and Cultural Theory, with a special focus on
I completed my
Postdoctoral Teaching Assistant, Modern Literature 2017-2018.
Module Assistant, Writing Critically, 2014-2015; 2016-2017.
Module Assistant, Poetry: Reading and Interpretation, 2014-2015.
Module Assistant, Prose: Reading and Interpretation, 2015-2016.
Module Assistant, Victorian Literature, 2015-2016.
Extra-Curricular Activities and Educational Engagement
I was co-chair the School of English's postgraduate research seminar 2013-2014. Throughout my
Prizes and Scholarships
University of Leeds Florence Dry Award for English Language and/or Literature Undergraduate with highest average, 2011.
University of Leeds John Barnard Scholarship for MA study 2011-2012.
AHRC Scholarship for
Conferences and Speaking Engagements
Conference Papers and Roundtables
[Upcoming] 'Death and Photography on Stage: Bram Stoker, Theatrical Culture, and The Visual Heritage of the Vampire', Colloque Photo-Théâtre, Institut national
'[T]rippers with Kodaks looking over hedges: Thomas Hardy, the Amateur Photographer, and the Boundary between Art and Life', BAVS 2017: Victorians Unbound: Connections and Intersections, Bishop Grosseteste University, Lincoln, August 22-24 2017
'Closed Circles? English Literature and the Return of Canonical Exclusivity', a roundtable co-organised with Dr Andrew Warnes and Dr Simon Sandison, English: Shared Futures, Newcastle University, July 5-7 2017
'Photographic Conception and Literary Pregnancies: Mass Media, Technology, and Thomas Hardy's 'An Imaginative Woman' (1893), Rethinking Early Photography, University of Lincoln, June 16-17 2015
[Upcoming]' Bram Stoker, Theatrical Culture, and The Visual Heritage of the Vampire', School of Humanities Research Seminar, Bishop Grosseteste University, Lincoln, March
'The Theatricality of Photographs: Bram Stoker and the Lyceum Theatre, Victorian Research Seminar, Leeds Centre for Victorian Studies, December
Guest Lecturer, Students into Schools module, 2014-2015; 2015-2016; 2016-2017; 2017-2018
'Conrad Writing Photography: Authenticity and Identity in The Inheritors and "The Black Mate"', The Conradian, vol. 41, no. 1 (Spring 2016), pp. 32-52.
'The Construction of Women from a Gendered Perspective: Pre-Cinematic Victorian Representations and the Male Scopophilic Gaze', MP: An Online Feminist Journal Summer 2012: Vol. 3, Issue 5, pp. 82-97.