School of Humanities and Social Sciences
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1998 B.A. Hons. English Language and Literature, University of Liverpool.
1989 M.A. Victorian Studies, University of Liverpool. Distinction.
1999 Ph.D University of Plymouth
2006; Pious Works: Aesthetics, Ethics and the Modern Individual in Stevenson’s Stranger Case, in Robert Louis Stevenson: Writer of Boundaries; University of Wisconsin Press
2007; Labyrinths of Deceit: Culture, Modernity and Identity in the Nineteenth Century; Liverpool University Press
2002; ‘Blooming Corpses: Burying the Literary Corpus in the Modern City’; Gothic Studies; vol. 4
2004; ‘He, I say – I cannot say, I: Modernity and the Crisis of Identity in Stevenson’s Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde’; Journal of Stevenson Studies; 1
Current Research and Supervision
Nineteenth Century Literature, Literature and Modernity, Romanticism, Robert Louis Stevenson.
August 2002, British Academy Travel Grant, £400
1999-2003, External Examiner, B.A. in Education, School of Education, University of Manchester
Reader, Manchester University Press
Referee, Journal of Gothic Studies
Reader, Journal of Stevenson Studies
Nineteenth Century Literature, Literary and Cultural Theory, Gothic Writing