University College Dublin
Research Interest(s): imperialism, war, invasion, natural and environmental disaster, child abuse, history of medicine, gothic fiction, detective fiction, science fiction, periodicals
University of Geneva, Switzerland
Research Interest(s): Victorian fiction, periodicals, drama, short stories, culture in general, especially fin de siècle and the New Woman; basically all things 19th century and Shakespeare!
Royal Holloway, University of London
Research Interest(s): readers, reading, and reception; Victorian genre writing; participatory culture; self-publishing and self-promotion in the 19th century; multi-modal narratives from the 19th century to the present.
University of Hull
Research Interest(s): Nineteenth-century popular literature and culture, with particular emphasis on the sensation writer Mary Elizabeth Braddon. Other research interests include the Gothic, Victorian to modern children’s literature and theatrical fiction.
University of Southampton
Research Interest(s): Charles Dickens, George Gissing, Adaptation and appropriation, Piracy and plagiarism, The periodical press, Journalistic responses to literature, Serialisation, Politics, Class
University of Sheffield
Research Interest(s): Sensation Fiction; Victorian Science (particularly medical sciences, determinism, heredity and degeneration) and pseudoscience (particularly mesmerism and mental powers); Gothic Literature
Research Interest(s): Richard Marsh, Insects, Fin De Siècle, Egypt, Gothic
Radboud University Nijmegen
Research Interest(s): Sensationalism, sensation authorship and authorial networks; the reception of sensation fiction; and the writings of Mary Elizabeth Braddon and other members of the Braddon School. The interconnections between the sensation genre and literary Bohemianism of the 1850s and 1860s. Charles Dickens. The afterlife of Victorian popular fiction in contemporary culture, especially film and television.
University of Exeter
Research Interest(s): Victorian culture, esp. mid-late nineteenth century; interdisciplinary studies, esp. Victorian literature and evolutionary science; crime and detective fiction; Victorian periodical studies, esp. misrepresentation and the construction of knowledge; Grant Allen; Herbert Spencer; digital humanities
Marta Miquel Baldellou
Research group DEDAL-LIT, University of Lleida
Research Interest(s): comparative literature, gothic fiction, crime novels, aging studies, Edward Bulwer-Lytton, Edgar Allan Poe
University of Oxford and University of Roehampton
Research Interest(s): Literature and medicine; the history of medicine; sensation fiction; detective fiction; the periodical press; gender and sexuality; and disability studies
Canterbury Christ Church University
Research Interest(s): New Woman, non-canonical and fin de siècle writers such as Mary Cholmondeley and Jerome K. Jerome, as well as Dickens. Seaside holiday reading from the 1840s to the 1930s.
University of Newcastle
Research Interest(s): 19th century literature (with particular focus on fantasy and the Gothic), Romanticism, spiritualism, adaptation, Arthur Conan Doyle, the Brontës, F. Anstley.
Research Interest(s): nineteenth-century visual technologies and their cultural impact within British print culture; periodicals; the short fiction of the periodical press; and in the cultural history of technology and science
Sheffield Hallam University; Leeds Trinity University
Research Interest(s): Virginia Woolf; Victorian-Modernist transitions (literary and culturally); life-writing and literary afterlives; female authorship and women’s writing in the long nineteenth century; Victorian popular fiction (sensation and domestic literature); Margaret Oliphant; Mary Elizabeth Braddon
University of South Wales
Research Interest(s): Victorian dress, literature and material culture, Consumer culture, The Victorian milliner (dressmaker), Periodicals and the women’s magazine, The fashion-plate, Travel narratives, Adaptation and neo-Victorian studies
The University of Nottingham
Research Interest(s): the representation of mental illnesses in Victorian literature, the Sensation novels of the 1860s, and the impact that modernity had on the psychological state of the Victorian people; medical research done at the time on mental illness and insanity, and authors’ representation of these symptoms in their novels
University of Hull
Research Interest(s): Charlotte Yonge: her work as a novelist, historian and editor. Also Georgiana Fullerton, Anne Marsh Caldwell, Dinah Mulock Craik and Mrs Trollope