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Our staff

STAFF CATEGORIES 

These are our Birkbeck staff categories within the Department of English, Theatre and Creative Writing. 

Head of department 

  • Heike Bauer, Professor of Modern Literature and Cultural History

Academic staff  

EMERITUS STAFF 

RESEARCH FELLOWS AND VISITING PROFESSORS

  • Sophia Brown, Associate Research Fellow
  • David Gillott, Associate Research Fellow
  • Hallvard Haug, Associate Research Fellow
  • Sarah Lightman, Honorary Research Fellow 
  • Rosie Miles, Honorary Research Fellow
  • Christopher Norris, Honorary Research Fellow
  • Sean O'Brien, Associate Research Fellow
  • Laura Seymour, Associate Research Fellow and Lecturer in Seventeenth-Century Literature

Study skills and learning support advisEr 

Administrative staff 

  • , Assistant School Manager for English, Theatre and Creative Writing
  • Esther Ranson, Programme Administrator for the BA English, BA Arts and Humanities, MA Medieval Literature and Culture, MA Renaissance Studies, MA Victorian Studies, and MA Medical Humanities
  • Annmarie Shadie, Programme Administrator for the BA Creative Writing, BA Creative Writing and English, MA Creative Writing, MFA Creative Writing, and MA Creative and Critical Writing
  • Isobel Alexis (Wednesday-Friday), Programme Administrator for MFA Theatre Directing, BA Theatre Studies, BA Theatre and Drama Studies, MA Text and Performance, MA Modern and Contemporary Literature, MA Cultural and Critical Studies and MA Contemporary Literature and Culture
  •  (only Monday-Tuesday), Programme Administrator for MFA Theatre Directing, BA Theatre Studies, BA Theatre and Drama Studies, MA Text and Performance, MA Modern and Contemporary Literature, MA Cultural and Critical Studies and MA Contemporary Literature and Culture
  • Anthony Shepherd, Team Leader for the MPhil/ PhD Research
  • For any queries, please us.