Staff

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Academic and Teaching
Name e-mail Internal Extension Research Interests

A

   
AFITSKA, Dr Oksana o.afitska@sheffield.ac.uk 28490 Language Testing & Assessment; Second Language Acquisition; Language Pedagogy; Research in Language Classrooms; Multilingualism.

B

BABBAGE, Dr Frances f.babbage@sheffield.ac.uk 28479 Contemporary Theatre and Performance; Adaptation;
Applied Theatre Practices; Devising and Documentation.
BARNSLEY, Dr Veronica v.barnsley@sheffield.ac.uk 20237 Postcolonial Literatures and Cultures (particularly South Asia and West Africa), Global Modernisms, Childhood in Contemporary Fiction and Film, Children's Literature
BARTON, Dr Anna a.j.barton@sheffield.ac.uk 28483 Nineteenth-Century Poetry, Print Culture;
Nonsense Literature.
BRAY, Prof Joe j.bray@sheffield.ac.uk 28489 Stylistics; The Eighteenth-Century Novel; Experimental Literature.

C

CALLAGHAN, Dr Madeleine m.callaghan@sheffield.ac.uk 28461 Romantic and Post-Romantic Poetry; 20th Century British and Irish Poetry.
CHEESEMAN, Dr Matthew matt.cheeseman@shef.ac.uk 20215 Postwar Art; Place; Youth; Money; Writing; Music; Pleasure; Tradition; Intoxication; Performance
COLLIGNON, Dr Fabienne f.collignon@sheffield.ac.uk 20242 Cold War culture; technology; technologised spaces; American literature since 1900; genre fiction & film.

E

EBURY, Dr Katherine k.ebury@sheffield.ac.uk 26295 Modernism (especially Joyce, Yeats and Beckett); literature and science; Irish Studies; and modern and contemporary poetry.
EDWARDS, Dr Katie katie.edwards@sheffield.ac.uk 20509
ELLIS, Dr Jonathan
j.s.ellis@sheffield.ac.uk 28465 Twentieth-Century Poetry; Letter Writing, Contemporary Cinema.

F

FITZMAURICE, Prof Susan s.fitzmaurice@sheffield.ac.uk 20213 Historical Sociolinguistics; Historical Pragmatics; World Englishes.
FORREST, Dr David d.forrest@sheffield.ac.uk 28493 British Cinema; British Television Drama; Space and Place in Film.

G

GAVIN, Dr Alice Honor a.gavin@sheffield.ac.uk 20195 Novelist; Musician; Academic
GAVINS, Prof Joanna j.gavins@sheffield.ac.uk 20214 Stylistics; Cognitive Poetics; Text-Worlds; Absurdist Literature.
GIL, Dr Kook-Hee k.gil@sheffield.ac.uk 20229 Syntax; Semantics; Generative Second Language Acquisition.

H

HARWOOD, Dr Nigel n.harwood@sheffield.ac.uk 28464 Academic writing; English for specific and academic purposes; Materials and textbook design; Corpus-driven pedagogy
HINE, Dr Iona i.hine@sheffield.ac.uk Early modern bible translation, historical linguistics, Reformation Studies, religious literacy, and William Blake
HOBBS, Dr Valerie v.hobbs@sheffield.ac.uk 20228 English for Specific Purposes, Second Language Writing, Corpus Linguistics, Language Teacher Education, Reformed Christian Discourse.
HODSON, Prof Jane j.hodson@sheffield.ac.uk 28471 Stylistics; Romantic Literature; Dialect in Literature.
HOLLO, Dr Kaarina k.hollo@sheffield.ac.uk 28484 Medieval Irish Literature; Translation into/from Irish.
HOWLEY, Dr Gerry g.howley@sheffield.ac.uk sociolinguistics; sociophonetics; second language acquisition; acquisition of variation in a second language; mixed methods research; ethnography

I

IFILL, Dr Helena h.ifill@sheffield.ac.uk 28474 Victorian Literature and Science Writing; Sensation Fiction; the Periodical Press.

K

KINDELLAN, Dr Michael m.r.kindellan@sheffield.ac.uk 28474 20th century Anglo-American poetry and poetics; editorial theory; textual studies; Ezra Pound; pedagogy

L

LADKIN, Dr Sam s.ladkin@sheffield.ac.uk 28496 Modern and Contemporary American Poetry; Contemporary British Poetry; Interdisciplinarity (Art & Poetry); the Avant-Garde; the New York School; Phenomenology; Contemporary Theatre; Queer Theory; Creative Writing.
LEHOCZKY, Dr Agnes A.Lehoczky@sheffield.ac.uk   Modernist and Postmodernist Poetry and Poetics, - particularly the Modernist Ágnes Nemes Nagy's Poetry and Essays.
LEVICK, Dr Carmen c.szabo@sheffield.ac.uk 20212 Physical Theatre; Shakespeare in Performance; Contemporary European Theatre.

M

MALAY, Dr Michael m.malay@sheffield.ac.uk Modern and contemporary poetry;
Animal studies;
Environmental writing.
MATHISON, Dr Hamish h.mathison@sheffield.ac.uk 28456 Robert Burns; Print Culture; Scottish Poetry; Eighteenth-Century Literature.
McDONNELL, Dr Bill w.g.mcdonnell@sheffield.ac.uk 28486 20th Century Political Theatre(s): Applied Theatre: Theatre Historiography.
McKAY, Dr Robert r.mckay@sheffield.ac.uk 28492 Twentieth Century Literature; Animal Studies; Postcolonialism.
MEHL, Dr Seth s.mehl@sheffield.ac.uk Corpus linguistics, lexical semantics, history of the English language, World Englishes
MILLER, Dr John John.Miller@sheffield.ac.uk 20194 Victorian Literature and Culture; Ecocriticism; Animal Studies; Colonialism/Postcolonialism/Globalization.
MONTGOMERY, Dr Chris c.montgomery@sheffield.ac.uk 28470 Dialectology, Sociolinguistics, Varieties of English, Perceptual Dialectology, Folk Linguistics, Language Attitudes
MOORE, Dr Emma e.Moore@sheffield.ac.uk 20232 Identity; Gender; Dialectology; Ethnography; Style; Language Variation and Change.
MULDERRIG, Dr Jane j.mulderrig@sheffield.ac.uk 28497 Critical Discourse Analysis; Corpus-based CDA; Identity; Political Discourse; Ageing and the Elderly.

N

NEVITT, Dr Marcus m.nevitt@sheffield.ac.uk 28487 Cheap Print; Literature of the 1650s; Royalism; Seventeenth-Century Journalism; The Works of Sir William Davenant.
NICHOLSON, Prof Steve s.nicholson@sheffield.ac.uk 28491 Theatre & Performance; Contemporary Playwrights; British Political Theatre; Theatre Censorship.

O

ORFITELLI, Dr Robyn r.orfitelli@sheffield.ac.uk 20224 Syntax; First language acquisition; Prosody/Intonation; Experimental methodology
OZON, Gabriel g.ozon@sheffield.ac.uk 28487 Syntax of Light Verb Constructions

P

PIETTE, Prof Adam (Head of the School) a.piette@sheffield.ac.uk 28494 War Studies; Modernist Literature; Translation; Contemporary Poetry.
PONG, Dr Beryl b.k.pong@sheffield.ac.uk 28458 Modernism; British and global Anglophone literature; war studies; short fiction; narrative; film

R

RAYNER, Dr Jonathan j.r.rayner@sheffield.ac.uk 28457 Australasian Cinema; Cinema and Landscape; Naval Films; Genre Films.
REGIS, Dr Amber a.regis@sheffield.ac.uk 28469 Victorian Literature; Auto/Biography; Gender and Sexuality; Adaptation Studies.
RHATIGAN, Dr Emma e.k.rhatigan@sheffield.ac.uk 28476 Early Modern Religious Writing; Sermons; John Donne.
RUTTER, Dr Tom t.rutter@sheffield.ac.uk 28473 Early modern drama; Shakespeare; Marlowe; playing companies.

S

SCOBIE, Dr Ruth r.scobie@sheffield.ac.uk 28485

Eighteenth Century Print and Material Culture.

SEN, Dr Ranjan (Deputy head of the School)

ranjan.sen@sheffield.ac.uk 20233 Phonology; Phonetics; Historical Linguistics; Psycholinguistics; Comparative Philology.
SHRANK, Prof Cathy c.shrank@sheffield.ac.uk 28485

Early Modern Literature; Dialogue; Sonnets; Humanism.

SMITH, Prof Andrew andrew.smith1@sheffield.ac.uk 20217

Nineteenth Century Literature, Gothic, literature and Science.

STEADMAN-JONES, Dr Richard r.d.steadman-jones@sheffield.ac.uk 20218 Colonial Culture; Exile Narratives; History of Linguistic Ideas; Arts Practice; Grammar and Rhetoric.
STEENBRUGGE, Dr Charlotte c.steenbrugge@sheffield.ac.uk 28642 Medieval Literature; Medieval Drama in Performance.
STENNER, Dr Rachel rachel.stenner@sheffield.ac.uk 20193 Early modern and medieval literature, print culture, periodisation, postcolonial literature.
STONE, Prof Brendan b.stone@sheffield.ac.uk 28495 Literature and Trauma; Contemporary Fiction; Literary Theory.

V

VAN DUYVENBODE, Dr Rachel r.van-duyvenbode@sheffield.ac.uk 28482 American Literature; Race and Gender Studies; Whiteness in Literature.
VAN OOSTRUM, Dr Duco d.oostrum@sheffield.ac.uk 28468 American Literature; Sports Culture; African-American Literature and Film; Auto/Biography; and 1970s Culture.
VICE, Prof Sue s.vice@sheffield.ac.uk 28475 Modern and Contemporary Literature; Holocaust Studies; Film.

W

WALKER, Dr Gareth g.walker@sheffield.ac.uk 20238 Phonetics; Conversation Analysis; Phonetics of talk-in-interaction.
WARREN, Dr Meredith m.j.warren@sheffield.ac.uk 20502
WILLIAMS, Dr Graham g.t.williams@sheffield.ac.uk 28460 Historical (Im)politeness and Pragmatics; Early English Letters; Digital Corpora; Palaeography.
WHITELEY, Dr Sara sara.whiteley@sheffield.ac.uk 28498 Stylistics; Cognitive Poetics; Emotion; Reader Response.
WRIGHT, Prof Angela a.h.wright@sheffield.ac.uk 28488 Romanticism; Gothic; Eighteenth-Century Literature; Translation; Women's Writing.

Z

ZERIHAN, Dr Rachel r.zerihan@sheffield.ac.uk 20235 Experimental Theatre Practices; Contemporary Performance; Live Art.
Support
Name e-mail Internal Extension Position Work Hours
ALLEN, Lisa lisa.allen@sheffield.ac.uk
28451 School Manager. Mon-Fri: 9am-5pm
BRADLEY, Emma e.f.bradley@sheffield.ac.uk 20241 English Literature and Theatre PhD admissions;
Secretary to Head of School;
Academic Visitor Co-ordinator;
Safety Officer
Tues-Fri: 8:30am-4:30pm
D'SILVA, Becky r.dsilva@sheffield.ac.uk 28480 Student Liaison Assistant. Mon-Fri: 9.30am -1.30pm
ELKINGTON, Jackie j.elkington@sheffield.ac.uk 20211 Postgraduate Admissions for English Language and Linguistics (MA, MPhil and PhD);
Examinations Secretary (ELL).
Mon: 8am-3pm, Tues: 8am-3pm, Wed: 8am-12pm
HARRISON, Barbara b.harrison@sheffield.ac.uk 28453 Examinations Secretary (LIT). Mon-Fri: 9am-5pm
HEMUS, Rob r.d.hemus@sheffield.ac.uk 28455 Theatre and Productions Manager. Mon-Fri: 9am-5pm
LUND, Sidsel s.lund@sheffield.ac.uk 28499 Staff and Student Support Secretary. Mon-Thurs: 9am-5pm
LOWE, Jane j.lowe@sheffield.ac.uk
26296 English Literature Postgraduate Secretary;
English Literature MA Admissions.
Mon: 8:30am-2pm, Tues: 8:30am-2pm, Thurs: 8:30pm-3pm
PENKETHMAN, Helen h.penkethman@sheffield.ac.uk 20210 Staff and Student Support Secretary. Wed: 9:45am-2:45pm, Thurs: 9:45am-2:45pm, Fri: 9:45am-2:45pm
SPENCE, Leesa  l.p.spence@sheffield.ac.uk 20220 Student Liaison Assistant Mon-Fri: 1.30pm - 4.30pm
WEGRZYNSKA, Michelle M.Wegrzynska@sheffield.ac.uk 20192 Office Manager Mon-Fri: 9am-5pm
Honorary
Name Email Internal Extension Research Interest
ADAMSON, Emeritus Professor Silvia s.adamson@sheffield.ac.uk ----- Linguistics & Literary History; English Grammar Past & Present; Renaissance Rhetoric.
BEAL, Prof Joan j.c.beal@sheffield.ac.uk ----- History and Dialects of English.
BOWLER, Dr Rebecca r.bowler@sheffield.ac.uk ----- Modernist literature and visual culture;
Domestic space in Twentieth-Century women's writing;
Dorothy Richardson;
May Sinclair;
Katherine Mansfield.
DEWAR-WATSON, Dr Sarah s.dewar-watson@sheffield.ac.uk -----

Early Modern drama;
Early Modern medicine; the reception of classical texts (esp. Greek tragedy) from the Sixteenth Century to the present day.

DUFFIELD, Professor Nigel n.g.duffield@sheffield.ac.uk ----- Language acquisition;
Syntax;
Psycholinguistics.
FOSTER, Dr Shirley shirley@lettuce.force9.co.uk ----- Victorian Women's Fiction; Anglo-American Travel Writing.
GOODRICH, Dr Jaime ----- Early modern literature;
Women writers;
Religious literature.
FERGUSON, Dr Gibson g.r.ferguson@sheffield.ac.uk ----- Language Policy; Global English; English for Specific Purposes.
HAFFENDEN, Emeritus Professor John j.haffenden@sheffield.ac.uk ----- Shakespeare, Early Modern Drama and Cultural studies.
HALLETT, Dr Nicky n.a.hallett@sheffield.ac.uk 28472 Women's writing; Auto/biography; Medieval and Early Modern Literature.
HANSON, Dr Ingrid i.h.hanson@sheffield.ac.uk ----- Victorian literature, culture and the representation of political violence, war and peace from the mid-Nineteenth Century to the early Twentieth Century.
HARRIS, Dr Frances ----- Stuart political literature and historiography;
Early modern court studies; friendship; women and religion;
Early modern manuscript texts and archives.
HATTAWAY, Emeritus Professor Michael hattaway1@mac.com -----
HAWTHORN, Ruth r.hawthorn@sheffield.ac.uk ----- Detective fiction; twentieth-century American poetry; the novelist and screenwriter, John Fante.
ROBERTS, Emeritus Professor Neil n.j.roberts@sheffield.ac.uk ----- Twentieth-Century Poetry; D.H.Lawrence; Victorian Fiction.
SCHWARTZ-LEEPER, Dr Gavin g.schwartzleeper@sheffield.ac.uk ----- Tudor political literature;
Historiography; Authority;
Early English drama;
Medieval and early modern manuscript and archive culture.
SMITH, Dr Adam James adam.smith@sheffield.ac.uk ----- 18th-century print culture, political literature and archival practices
WOOD, Dr Chris c.wood@sheffield.ac.uk ----- Art Music and Drama Therapists
WOOLFORD, Prof John mfatsjw2@yahoo.co.uk ----- The Poetry of Browning; Victorian Periodicals; Sensation Fiction.
Research Students

Please note that this is a list of all our PhD and MPhil students who wish to make their contact details publicly available.  As such, it provides an illustrative sample of the interests and topics pursued by our research students, but it is not comprehensive.

In total, we currently have around 100 students studying for a research degree with us.

Name Supervisor Topic

ADI, Shala
Sadi1@sheffield.ac.uk

Primary Supervisor:
Nigel Harwood

Secondary Supervisor:
Rola Naeb (External)

Simultaneous Manipulation of Task Complexity along Planning Conditions: Impact on L2 Performance in Two Different Online Venues (Text & Voice Chat)

AL-JUMAILI, Yasir Allawi
yasir.jumaili@sheffield.ac.uk

Primary Supervisor:
Jane Hodson

Secondary Supervisor:
Sara Whiteley

The Representation of Negative Mental States in Keats’s Poetry

BADHAM, Catherine
c.badham@sheffield.ac.uk

Primary Supervisor:
Stephen Nicholson

Secondary Supervisor:
Rachel Zerihan

The Plays of Philip Ridley: Space, Identity, Language

BALDOCK, Sophie
sophie.baldock@sheffield.ac.uk

Primary Supervisor:
Jonathan Ellis

Secondary Supervisor:
Joe Bray

“some society of its own:” Robert Duncan, Elizabeth Bishop, Amy Clampitt and Post-War Correspondence

BONNERJEE, Samraghni 
sbonnerjee1@sheffield.ac.uk

Primary Supervisor:
Katherine Ebury

Secondary Supervisor:
Adam Piette

Between ‘Sisterhood’ and ‘Schwesternschaft’: A Study of British and German Nurses of the First World War

BULFORD WELCH, Ellen
EMVBulfordWelch1@sheffield.ac.uk

Primary Supervisor:
Andrew Smith

Secondary Supervisor:
Duco Van Ooustrum

Gothic Alter Egos: Anonymity and the Anxiety of Gothic Authorship in Nineteenth-Century American Literature

CLAPPERTON, Fiona
Fcclapperton1@sheffield.ac.uk

Primary Supervisor:
Jane Hodson

Secondary Supervisor:
Esme Cleall (History)

Between Expectation and Experience: The Changing Social Realities of Life and Work upon the Chatsworth Estate 1908-1950 as Reflected within the Language used by the Community

CLARKE, Daniel 
dclarke1@sheffield.ac.uk

Primary Supervisor:
Jonathan Rayner

Secondary Supervisor:
Duncan Petrie (External)

Wearing Historicity: genre, identity, and production values in the Hollywood Medieval.

CORTVRIEND, Jack 
Jcortvriend1@sheffield.ac.uk

Primary Supervisor:
David Forrest

Secondary Supervisor:
Jonathan Rayner

Sensing Everyday Spaces: New British Cinema

CROWTHER, Tamsin 
tecrowther1@sheffield.ac.uk

Primary Supervisor:
Andrew Smith

Secondary Supervisor:
Amber Regis

Ghosts in the Glass: Women at the Window in the Gothic Literature of the Brontës

CURTO, Gemma 
g.curto@sheffield.ac.uk

Primary Supervisor:
Katherine Ebury

Secondary Supervisor:
Joe Bray

Time, chaos and the implications for narrative

DANN, Holly
Hrdann1@sheffield.ac.uk

Primary Supervisor:
Emma Moore

Secondary Supervisor:
Chris Montgomery

A Future for Cornish English?: An investigation into the effects of indexicality, contact, and identity on the Cornish dialect

DAVIES, Amanda
Abdavis1@sheffield.ac.uk

Primary Supervisor:
Madeleine Callaghan

Secondary Supervisor:
Anna Barton

Empathetic Androgyny in the Works of Percy Bysshe and Mary Shelley

DERBYSHIRE, Val
vgderbyshire1@sheffield.ac.uk

Primary Supervisor:
Jackie Labbi

Secondary Supervisor:
Angela Wright

Places & Spaces in the Works of Charlotte Turner Smith (1749-1806)

EALES, Sally
saeales1@sheffield.ac.uk

Primary Supervisor:
Jane Hodson

Secondary Supervisor:
Amber Regis

Communities of Practice: A linguistic study of intimacy and representation in British domestic service

ESCANES - SIERRA, Rosa
r.escanes.sierra@sheffield.ac.uk

Primary Supervisor:
Jane Mulderrig

Secondary Supervisor:
Colin Hay (Politics)

Morality in times of crisis: the linguistic framing of inequality in elite political discourse in the UK

EVANS, Catherine
crevans1@sheffield.ac.uk

Primary Supervisor:
Emma Rhatigan

Secondary Supervisor:
Marcus Nevitt

Sensing time in early modern religious literature

FATTANI, Reem
Rfattani1@sheffield.ac.uk

Primary Supervisor:
Valerie Hobbs

Secondary Supervisor:
Richard Steadman-Jones

Investigating lexical bundles in academic writing materials on an eap pre-sessional course

FIBISAN, Veronica
vfibisan1@sheffield.ac.uk

Primary Supervisor:
Adam Piette

Secondary Supervisor:
Agi Lehoczky

A Practice-based Approach in Ecocritical Poetic Explorations in the Landscape of the British Shoreline

FINN, Richard 
r.finn@sheffield.ac.uk

Primary Supervisor:
Joanna Gavins

Secondary Supervisor:
Sara Whiteley

Experience of mental illness in comics

GATH, Kate
klgath1@sheffield.ac.uk

Primary Supervisor:
Marcus Nevitt

Secondary Supervisor:
Cathy Shrank

Sir William Davenant and the Human Sensory Experience

GELCICH, Sarah
hcp12sg@sheffield.ac.uk

Primary Supervisor:
Gareth Walker

Secondary Supervisor:
Steven Ariss (SCHARR)

Communicating risk in type 2 diabetes consultations

GOING, Mary
mlrgoing1@sheffield.ac.uk

Primary Supervisor:
Jacqueline Labbe

Secondary Supervisor:
Angela Wright

An Exploration of Judaism within Romantic and Gothic fiction between 1790 and 1820

GRANT, Vicky
v.grant@sheffield.ac.uk

Primary Supervisor:
Brendan Stone

Secondary Supervisor:
Bernard Corfe (Medicine)

Knowing as Healing: narratives of irritable bowel syndrome. An appreciative inquiry

HALABI, Maha Saeed
Egp10msh@sheffield.ac.uk

Primary Supervisor:
Terry Lamb (Education)

Secondary Supervisor:
Oksana Afitska

The role of the e-tutors in supporting distance learners’ autonomy : An Empirical study at a Saudi University.

HANNAY, Zelda
zelda.hannay@sheffield.ac.uk

Primary Supervisor:
Frances Babbage

Secondary Supervisor:
Bill McDonnell

Remaking Dramaturgy (practice-based)

HANNINGTON, Jessica
jhannington1@sheffield.ac.uk

Primary Supervisor:
Jonathan Ellis

Secondary Supervisor:
Jonathan Rayner

After Annie Hall: Woody Allen’s Influence on Contemporary American Cinema

HENDERSON-MERRYGOLD, Jo
j.henderson-merrygold@sheffield.ac.uk

Primary Supervisor:
Katie Edwards

Secondary Supervisor:
Hugh Pyper (Philosophy)

Sarah and the Hermeneutics of Cis-picion: Genderqueering a biblical matriarch

HIGGS, Alice
ahiggs1@sheffield.ac.uk

Primary Supervisor:
Bob McKay

Secondary Supervisor:
John Miller

INGHAM, Jacqueline
jingham2@sheffield.ac.uk

Primary Supervisor:
Kook-Hee Gil

Secondary Supervisor:
Ranjan Sen

L1 transfer of prosodic representations in the spoken production of L2 inflectional morphology

JACKSON, Sarah
sarah.l.jackson@sheffield.ac.uk

Primary Supervisor:
Joanna Gavins

Secondary Supervisor:
Sara Whiteley

Sharing Fiction: A Text World Theory Approach to Pre-school Children’s Experience of Story-time

JAMEELA, Maryam
mjameela1@sheffield.ac.uk

Primary Supervisor:
Sue Vice

Secondary Supervisor:
Richard Steadman-Jones

Intersectional Representations of Desi Women Post-9/11

JUHI JANI, Bushra
egp12bjj@sheffield.ac.uk

Primary Supervisor:
Sue Vice

Secondary Supervisor:
Katherine Ebury

Violence in Margaret Drabble and Selected Iraqi novels: A Comparative Study

KEENAN, Greg
gnkeenan1@sheffield.ac.uk

Primary Supervisor:
Jonathan Ellis

Secondary Supervisor:
Fabienne Collignon

The Conception of Home in Twentieth Century American Cinema

KOELLNER, Dana 
dlkoellner1@sheffield.ac.uk

Primary Supervisor:
Bill McDonnell

Secondary Supervisor:
Carmen Levick

Future Imagining: Toward the Creation of a Positive Political ‘Future Theatre’

LE VINE, Emma
emma.levine@sheffield.ac.uk

Primary Supervisor:
Jane Mulderrig

Secondary Supervisor:
Kate Domett (External)

A critical discourse analysis of the political language of the UK Independence Party in the 2015 general election campaign

LEACH, Hannah 
hannah.leach@sheffield.ac.uk

Primary Supervisor:
Emma Moore

Secondary Supervisor:
Chris Montgomery

Voices of the Potteries: accent, identity and social history in Stoke-on-Trent

LIU, Chang
Cliu56@sheffield.ac.uk

Primary Supervisor:
Nigel Harwood

Secondary Supervisor:
Valerie Hobbs

One-to- one writing consultations in a UK university context: a study of international students and their tutors

LONGHURST, Samuel
slonghurst1@sheffield.ac.uk

Primary Supervisor:
Hamish Mathison

Secondary Supervisor:
Maddy Callaghan

Georgic Poetics in Early Eighteenth-Century Poetry

LUND, Sarah Frances 
sarah.lund@sheffield.ac.uk

Primary Supervisor:
Susan Fitzmaurice

Secondary Supervisor:
Emma Moore

Experiences of English: An Ethnographic Exploration of Community Centre-based English Language Learning in Sheffield

MA, Ji
jma21@sheffield.ac.uk

Primary Supervisor:
Richard Steadman-Jones

Secondary Supervisor:
Ranjan Sen

History and Philosophy of linguistics (The History of British Linguistics from the Seventeenth to the Nineteenth Centuries)

MAHFOUZ, Ahmed
egs11am@sheffield.ac.uk

Primary Supervisor:
Steve Nicholson

Secondary Supervisor:
Bill McDonnell

The political theatre of Muhammed Al-Maghut

MALONE, Martin
mmalone2@sheffield.ac.uk

Primary Supervisor:
Adam Piette

Secondary Supervisor:
Matthew Campbell (External)

‘That other place, so near in time and distance’ New Perspectives on Great War poetry at the time of the centenary: a critical and practice-led study.

MANSFIELD, Joe
Ega08jtm@sheffield.ac.uk

Primary Supervisor:
Bob McKay

Secondary Supervisor:
John Miller

Literature, Science and Great Apes: Relationships between primate fiction and cognitive ethology since 1945

MARLOW, Emily
e.marlow@sheffield.ac.uk

Primary Supervisor:
Katie Edwards

Secondary Supervisor:
Meredith Warren

Religion, Gender & Sexuality in Video Game Narratives

MASON, Alex
amason2@sheffield.ac.uk

Primary Supervisor:
Rachel Van Duyvenbode

Secondary Supervisor:
Duco van Oostrum

Race and Space in America’s Educational Institutions

MOSS, Hannah
egp07hmm@sheffield.ac.uk

Primary Supervisor:
Joe Bray

Secondary Supervisor:
Angela Wright

The Aesthetics of Terror: Art and Architecture in the Female-Authored Gothic Novel, 1783-1818

MUSA, Aysha Winstanley
Amusa1@sheffield.ac.uk

Primary Supervisor:
Katie Edwards

Secondary Supervisor:
Hugh Pyper (Philosophy)

‘Genderfuck and Jael; Constructions of Gender and Sexuality’

NABIPOU, Soraya
SJNABIPOUR1@sheffield.ac.uk

Primary Supervisor:
Frances Babbage

Secondary Supervisor:
Rachel Zerihan

A laboratory of the self: Complicating notions of selfhood in post-postmodern theatre and performance

NEWSOME, Helen
h.newsome@sheffield.ac.uk

Primary Supervisor:
Graham Williams

Secondary Supervisor:
Susan Fitzmaurice

A Pragmatic Analysis of the Letters of Margaret Tudor, Queen of Scots (1489-1541)

NICHOLLS, Ellen
Ernicholls1@sheffield.ac.uk

Primary Supervisor:
Madeline Callaghan

Secondary Supervisor:
Katherine Ebury

The ‘Aching Pleasure’ of Keats’s Poetry

NIXON, Lauren
l.nixon@sheffield.ac.uk

Primary Supervisor:
Angela Wright

Secondary Supervisor:
Andrew Smith

Conflicting Masculinities: The figure of the soldier in Gothic literature, 1764-1826

NORLEDGE. Jessica 
jmnorledge1@sheffield.ac.uk

Primary Supervisor:
Joanna Gavins

Secondary Supervisor:
Sara Whiteley

Reading the Dystopian Short Story

NUTTGENS, Nicholas
NJNuttgens1@sheffield.ac.uk

Primary Supervisor:
Bill McDonnell

Secondary Supervisor:
Frances Babbage

Exploring Applied Theatre as a tool for facilitating dialogue about, and stimulating action on, climate change

OBUKADETA, Funmilayo
Fmolonipile1@sheffield.ac.uk

Primary Supervisor:
Susan Fitzmaurice

Secondary Supervisor:
Jane Mulderrig

Language Policy and Planning in the broadcast media of a multilingual context

PICKLES, Suzanne
spickles1@sheffield.ac.uk

Primary Supervisor:
Jane Hodson

Secondary Supervisor:
Chris Montgomery

Dialect Representation in Victorian and Neo-Victorian Social Novels

PINNOCK, Hannah
hannah.pinnock@sheffield.ac.uk

Primary Supervisor:
Brendan Stone

Secondary Supervisor:
Andrew Smith

Lost Stories of the “Insane”: Narrating Mental Illness in the Nineteenth-Century

REED, Emily
ereed2@sheffield.ac.uk

Primary Supervisor:
Graham Williams

Secondary Supervisor:
Charlotte Steenbrugge and Susan Fitzmaurice

The Performance of Social Ideals in the Manières de Langage

SA-IDI, Amini
asa-idi1@sheffield.ac.uk

Primary Supervisor:
Susan Fitzmaurice

Secondary Supervisor:
Oksana Afitska

Language shift and maintenance: A case study of Patani Malay-Thai bilinguals in southern Thailand

SHEN, Chen
cshen1@sheffield.ac.uk

Primary Supervisor:
Susan Fitzmaurice

Secondary Supervisor:
Ben Rutter (Human Communications)

Speech Rhythm of Mandarin English: The Case of Advanced Learners

SHOJI, Moe 
m.shoji@sheffield.ac.uk

Primary Supervisor:
Frances Babbage

Secondary Supervisor:
Rachel Zerihan

‘Paratext’ in Contemporary Theatre Practice

SHUTE, Rosie
rjshute1@sheffield.ac.uk

Primary Supervisor:
Susan Fitzmaurice

Secondary Supervisor:
Graham Williams

Investigating the orthography of fifteenth-century printed books: a computational approach

SIMON, Rebecca
Rwosimon1@sheffield.ac.uk

Primary Supervisor:
Bob McKay

Secondary Supervisor:
John Miller

‘Creatural Philo-Fiction: Thinking the Animal-Without- Animality’

SKERRATT, Lucy
lesskerratt1@sheffield.ac.uk

Primary Supervisor:
Katie Edwards

Secondary Supervisor:
Johanna Stiebert (External) and Hugh Pyper (Philosophy)

Sexual Decision and Sexual Suspicion in Post-Exilic Biblical Texts

STEVENSON, Carly 
cstevenson2@sheffield.ac.uk

Primary Supervisor:
Angela Wright

Secondary Supervisor:
Andrew Smith

John Keats and the Gothic Aesthetic

SURET, Emma
Esuret1@sheffield.ac.uk

Primary Supervisor:
Madeline Callaghan

Secondary Supervisor:
Katherine Ebury

Wilfred Owen as Romantic Heir

SURGEY,Kirsty 
kmsurgey1@sheffield.ac.uk

Primary Supervisor:
Carmen Levick

Secondary Supervisor:
Bill McDonnell

Sharing Stories: Using performance to articulate relationships between public, private, personal and professional histories.

THEW, Emily 
e.thew@sheffield.ac.uk

Primary Supervisor:
Bob McKay

Secondary Supervisor:
John Miller

Loss in Contemporary Literature

TROUPES, David
Djtroupes1@sheffield.ac.uk

Primary Supervisor:
Jonathan Ellis

Secondary Supervisor:
Neil Roberts and Katie Edwards

Ted Hughes & Christianity

VARGA, Tamás 
tvarga1@sheffield.ac.uk

Primary Supervisor:
Sara Whiteley

Secondary Supervisor:
Renee Timmers (Music)

Music and Emotional Experience in Literary Discourse

VOICE, Matt
matthew.voice@sheffield.ac.uk

Primary Supervisor:
Richard Steadman-Jones

Secondary Supervisor:
Joanna Gavins

Writing Fighting: A Stylistic Approach to Violence in Combat Narratives

WALKER, Rachel
r.c.walker@sheffield.ac.uk

Primary Supervisor:
Bill McDonnell

Secondary Supervisor:
Steve Nicholson

Peter Cheeseman and the Victoria Theatre, Stoke-on- Trent: to what extent can theatre-in- the-round be instrumental in enabling the regeneration of a region?

WESTWOOD, Daniel 
dwestwood1@sheffield.ac.uk

Primary Supervisor:
Madeline Callaghan

Secondary Supervisor:
Jonathan Ellis

The Concept of Quest in Byron, Shelley and Keats

WOODALL, Richard
rwoodall1@sheffield.ac.uk

Primary Supervisor:
Fabienne Collignon

Secondary Supervisor:
Adam Piette

The ways in which our ideas about and experiences of the human face are shaped by the visual technologies (photography, film, digital tech) which mediate it