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Ms Ana Belen Angulo Rufs Associate Lecturer in Spanish Streatham Campus, Exeter
Dr Tifaine Bachet Associate Lecturer in French (Penryn) Penryn Campus, Cornwall
Ms Caroline Blay Associate Lecturer in French (Penryn) Penryn Campus, Cornwall
Professor Michelle Bolduc Professor in Translating Cultures Streatham Campus, Exeter
Ms Rossella Bongi Associate Lecturer in Italian Streatham Campus, Exeter
Dr Zoë Boughton The sociolinguistics and dialectology of French, especially phonological variation and change; levelling and standardisation; perceptions of and attitudes towards linguistic variation. Streatham Campus, Exeter
Dr Jonathan Bradbury Early modern Spain and its literature (prose, poetry, drama); Spain-Italy relations in the 16th and 17th centuries; the printed book and manuscript culture in early modern Spain; Lope de Vega; early modern Portuguese authors writing in Spanish. Streatham Campus, Exeter
Mr Simon Bréus Associate Lecturer in French, with an interest in comic book-related literary tourism Streatham Campus, Exeter
Dr Katie Brown Senior Lecturer; Contemporary Latin American cultural studies; Venezuela; narratives of migration; identity and belonging; translation and publishing; women's writing. Streatham Campus, Exeter
Dr Thomas Burnham Chinese studies, Sino-Soviet relations, and PRC history. Streatham Campus, Exeter
Professor Nuria Capdevila-Argüelles Modern and contemporary Spanish feminism, representations of generic and sexual ambiguity, letters, diaries and autobiographies. Streatham Campus, Exeter
Ms Maria Castillo-Ahuir Associate Lecturer in Spanish Streatham Campus, Exeter
Dr Hadaya Chisholm-El-Saad Associate Lecturer in German Streatham Campus, Exeter
Dr Fernando Concha Lecturer in Hispanic Studies Streatham Campus, Exeter
Professor Aidan Coveney Variation and change in French, especially in interrogatives, but also other aspects of the grammar of the spoken French of France. Administrative role: Senior Tutor. Streatham Campus, Exeter
Professor Fiona Cox Head of Department; Reception of classical literature, especially Virgil and Ovid, in literature and culture since the nineteenth century; contemporary women’s writing in French. Streatham Campus, Exeter
Professor Sonia Cunico Intercultural Communication, Foreign Language Teaching and Learning, Teacher Education, Ecolinguistics, Translation Studies. Streatham Campus, Exeter
Mr Christopher Day Associate Lecturer in Spanish Streatham Campus, Exeter
Mrs Alice Farris Lecturer in Italian Streatham Campus, Exeter
Dr Clementine Force Lecturer in French – Multilingualism, language contact, language acquisition, communication strategies, metalinguistic and cross-linguistic awareness. Streatham Campus, Exeter
Miss Candice Francois Associate Lecturer in French Streatham Campus, Exeter
Mrs Antonella Freschi Associate Lecturer in Italian Streatham Campus, Exeter
Mr Arnaud Fresnel Associate Lecturer in French (E&S) working at the Language Centre. Interests in motivation and memorisation in language teaching. Streatham Campus, Exeter
Dr Juan Garcia-Precedo Director of Language Teaching Streatham Campus, Exeter
Dr Damien Gaucher Senior Lecturer in French Streatham Campus, Exeter
Professor Francesco Goglia Multilingualism and language contact in Italian immigrant communities. Streatham Campus, Exeter
Mrs Florence Gomez Lecturer in French Streatham Campus, Exeter
Dr Jessica Hagley Lecturer in Spanish Streatham Campus, Exeter
Dr Birgit Hanke Associate Lecturer in German Streatham Campus, Exeter
Ms Astrid Hermes Senior Lecturer; Methodology and didactics of language teaching for online and in-person delivery; language for specific purposes in higher education (LSPHE), design and delivery of “for business” programmes including assessment; programme design and coordination of open-to-a Streatham Campus, Exeter
Professor Thomas Hinton Senior Lecturer in French. Specialist in medieval French and Occitan literature, language and culture. In particular, I have published on multilingualism and the French of medieval Britain; language theory and pedagogy; troubadours; and Arthurian literature. Streatham Campus, Exeter
Professor Katharine Hodgson Katharine works on twentieth-century Russian poetry, exploring ways in which our understanding of the poetry of the Soviet period continues to evolve in the present e.g. through changes to the poetic canon that are connected with questions of memory and identity. Streatham Campus, Exeter
Dr Adam Horsley Early modern French literature and history; libertine literature (particularly Théophile de Viau and François Maynard); poetry; criminal history; manuscript culture; history of the book; archival research; the analysis of images. Streatham Campus, Exeter
Dr Shuo/Jessie Huang Associate Lecturer in Mandarin Chinese (Penryn) Penryn Campus, Cornwall
Mrs Iryna Ilnytska Associate Lecturer in Russian Streatham Campus, Exeter
Mrs Yuliya Kostyuk Lecturer in Russian (E&S), Fellow HEA. Streatham Campus, Exeter
Dr Helen Lee Associate Lecturer in French Streatham Campus, Exeter
Ms Ana Leon Associate Lecturer in Spanish Streatham Campus, Exeter
Dr Francesca Leveridge Lecturer in French Streatham Campus, Exeter
Dr Ina Linge Modern and contemporary German literature and culture, history of sexuality, queer studies, medical humanities, environmental humanities, animal studies. Streatham Campus, Exeter
Dr Emily Lygo 20th-Century Russian poetry; Anglo-Soviet cultural relations, especially during the Cold War; Translation Studies and especially the translation of Russian literature in Britain during the Cold War. Censorship during the Cold War. Streatham Campus, Exeter
Dr Eliana Maestri Senior Lecturer in Translation Studies Streatham Campus, Exeter
Professor Muireann Maguire Personal Chair; Nineteenth- and twentieth-century Russian literature. Cultural reception of science and scientists in Russian and Soviet culture. Tolstoy’s classicism; childbirth in Russian literature. Streatham Campus, Exeter
Dr Richard Mansell Translator Studies and Translation Studies; Translated literature and the publishing industry; Global flows of translation; Catalan and Spanish translation and translation history; Sociology of translation. Streatham Campus, Exeter
Dr Ana Martins Portuguese feminism and Lusophone postcolonial cultural studies. Streatham Campus, Exeter
Mrs Yumiko Moore Associate Lecturer, experienced Japanese tutor who is the module convenor of all Japanese modules Streatham Campus, Exeter
Dr Melisa Moore Latin American culture and intellectual history, mainly Peruvian, Andean and Mexican; issues of (self-)representation, ‘decolonization’ & gender, regarding ‘subaltern’ and indigenous peoples; Indigenist/literary vs. oral/visual testimonial narratives. Streatham Campus, Exeter
Ms Isabel Moros Innovation in methodology of teaching second language acquisition. Integration of intercultural elements in the teaching and learning of foreign languages. Flipping the classroom pedagogies and task oriented approaches to learning. Streatham Campus, Exeter
Mr Christian Mossmann Senior Lecturer, German Language Coordinator and Exeter Lead for the European University Tandem (EUniTa) project. Interested in mindfulness, telecollaboration, ab initio language teaching and the use of portfolios. Streatham Campus, Exeter
Professor Katharine Murphy Spanish Modernism; Comparative Literature, especially early 20th-century Spanish and English fiction; Pío Baroja and the ‘Generation of 1898’; Spanish post-war novels; cultural representations of illness and the body. Streatham Campus, Exeter
Dr Sam Osborn Lecturer in German Streatham Campus, Exeter
Professor Luciano Parisi Italian literature, from the 18th to the 21st century. Streatham Campus, Exeter
Professor Chloe Paver German museum exhibitions and memorial sites; cultural memory; representations of the Third Reich in German and Austrian fiction and film. Streatham Campus, Exeter
Dr Natalia Pinazza Transnational cinema with a particular focus on Latin America and the Portuguese-speaking world. Streatham Campus, Exeter
Dr Susana Pinto Cavadas Afonso Language contact, variation and change. Cognitive linguistics and construction grammar. Streatham Campus, Exeter
Dr Lucie Riou Lecturer in French Streatham Campus, Exeter
Dr Alessia Risi Lecturer in Italian Streatham Campus, Exeter
Professor Hugh Roberts French Renaissance Literature; gossip, nonsense and obscenity in French Renaissance texts. Streatham Campus, Exeter
Dr Loreto Romero Lecturer in Spanish (E&S) Streatham Campus, Exeter
Ms Tatiana Romero Associate Lecturer in Spanish Streatham Campus, Exeter
Dr Isabel Santafé Lecturer in Hispanic Studies (E&S). Specialist in Transcreation (Translation Studies). Streatham Campus, Exeter
Professor Maria Scott French literature of the nineteenth century, particularly Baudelaire's poetry and prose poetry and the novels of Stendhal; thinking about the visual, about gender, and about reading/reception from the nineteenth century to the present. Streatham Campus, Exeter
Dr Helene Street Associate Lecturer in French Streatham Campus, Exeter
Dr Xiaoxi Sun Lecturer in Chinese Streatham Campus, Exeter
Professor Helena Taylor Associate Professor of French and Comparative Literature: Early modern France: intellectual history; classical reception; cultures of learning; gender studies; translation studies Streatham Campus, Exeter
Dr José Carlos Tenreiro Prego Senior Lecturer in Spanish Streatham Campus, Exeter
Dr Rui Tojo Associate Lecturer in Japanese Streatham Campus, Exeter
Professor Helen Vassallo Helen Vassallo is Associate Professor of French and Translation. In 2018 she set up Translating Women, a research project that bridges academic and industry contexts, and aims to assess and challenge the barriers faced by women’s writing in translation. Streatham Campus, Exeter
Ms Ana Villoslada Associate Lecturer in Spanish Streatham Campus, Exeter
Miss Emily Wakley Associate Lecturer (E&S) for British Sign Language in the College of Humanities. Emily is also a Module Convenor for both beginner and intermediate modules. Streatham Campus, Exeter
Professor Adam Watt Marcel Proust; the history of the novel in French; late-nineteenth and twentieth-century writing in French from a comparative perspective; poetry and creative translation. Streatham Campus, Exeter
Dr Yan Wen-Thornton Senior Lecturer in Mandarin Chinese Streatham Campus, Exeter
Dr Yanling Yang Lecturer in Languages & Communications. Streatham Campus, Exeter
Dr Birgul Yilmaz Senior Lecturer in Intercultural Communication (Education and Research) Streatham Campus, Exeter
Dr Sun Young Yang Associate Lecturer in Korean Streatham Campus, Exeter
Mr Samir Zarqane Associate Lecturer in French Streatham Campus, Exeter
Dr Wenqian Zhang Lecturer in Chinese; Literary translation; sociology of translation; translation and media; the translator’s brand; translator archives and papers; contemporary Chinese literature and culture; book history and print culture. Streatham Campus, Exeter
Dr Yue Zhuang The philosophy of Chinese landscapes and European interaction with Chinese landscapes Streatham Campus, Exeter
Professor Ulrike Zitzlsperger Cultural history of Berlin in the 20th and 21st centuries; German and European culture in the interwar years (c. 1910-1939); Souvenirs (material culture) and metropolitan tourism; Hotels, railway stations and department stores in film and literature. Streatham Campus, Exeter
Research Staff
Dr Maria Elena Alampi Postdoctoral Research Fellow Streatham Campus, Exeter
Dr Olivia Glaze Postdoctoral Research Associate Streatham Campus, Exeter
Dr Edward Mills Postdoctoral Research Fellow Streatham Campus, Exeter
Dr Tom Stennett Research Fellow Streatham Campus, Exeter
Emeritus Professors
Professor Keith Cameron Streatham Campus, Exeter
Professor Malcolm Cook Streatham Campus, Exeter
Professor Susan Hayward Streatham Campus, Exeter
Professor Richard Hitchcock Streatham Campus, Exeter
Professor James Kearns Streatham Campus, Exeter
Professor Martina Lauster Streatham Campus, Exeter
Professor Alan Robertshaw Streatham Campus, Exeter
Professor Ricarda Schmidt Streatham Campus, Exeter
Professor Lesley Sharpe Streatham Campus, Exeter
Professor Martin Sorrell Streatham Campus, Exeter
Honorary University Fellows
Mrs Cristina Burke-Trees Honorary Research Fellow Streatham Campus, Exeter
Dr Roger Cockrell Honorary Research Fellow Streatham Campus, Exeter
Dr Mary Coghill Honorary Research Fellow Streatham Campus, Exeter
Dr Mark Davie Honorary Research Fellow Streatham Campus, Exeter
Professor Shaoxin Dong Honorary Professor Streatham Campus, Exeter
Dr Jonathan Evans Honorary Research Fellow Streatham Campus, Exeter
Professor João Florêncio Honorary Professor Streatham Campus, Exeter
Dr Cynthia Gamble Honorary Research Fellow Streatham Campus, Exeter
Dr Judith Morgane Honorary Research Fellow Streatham Campus, Exeter
Professor Sara Smart Honorary Associate Professor Streatham Campus, Exeter
Dr Valentina Todino Honorary Associate Research Fellow Streatham Campus, Exeter
PhD Students
Abdulkareem Adnan PhD Translation Studies; Critical and Comparative Analysis of the Legal Ruling Verses Streatham Campus, Exeter
Rawan Al Qassas PhD Translation Studies; The effect of the translators ID in translating historical literature: case study study study Walter Scott Walter Scott Walter Scott Walter Scotts ss s Talisman Talisman Talisman Talisman 1825 1825 Streatham Campus, Exeter
Sarah Alateeg PhD Modern Languages Streatham Campus, Exeter
Sami Jufayn A Aldawsari PhD Translation Studies; Cross-Cultural Dimensions in Legal Translation in Saudi Arabia Streatham Campus, Exeter
Ali Alghamdi PhD Modern Languages; The Impact of Saudi Pidgin on Al Baha Dialect Streatham Campus, Exeter
Slwa Alhammad PhD Translation Studies; Death of the author and Birth of the Adaptor in Modern Arabic Adaptations of William Faulkner Streatham Campus, Exeter
Reham Alharbi MPhil Translation Studies; The role of gender and the identity of the translator in Literary Translation: A Collection of Homecoming and Distant View of a Minaret by Denys Johnson-Davies as a Case Study Streatham Campus, Exeter
Abeer Alkahtani PhD Translation Studies; Strategies of Subtitling English Literary Film Adaptations into Arabic between Domestication and Foreignisation: The Case Study of Two Subtitled Versions of Jane Eyre Streatham Campus, Exeter
Coline Blaizeau PhD French; The Meta-Marvellous in Perceforest: Philosophical Reflections, Literary Reappraisals Streatham Campus, Exeter
Jiahao Fei PhD Chinese Studies; The Evolution of Postcolonial Writing in Hong Kong Literature Streatham Campus, Exeter
Sarah Gear PhD Russian; Publishing and Politics: Translating Contemporary Russian Fiction into English Streatham Campus, Exeter
Ying Huang PhD Chinese Studies; China's Cultural Diplomacy in Arab Countries (1955-1966) Streatham Campus, Exeter
Katy Humberstone PhD Modern Languages; From mines to signs: Exploring grassroots spatial and multimodal experiences of transcultural Cornish identity in Pachuca and Real del Monte, Hidalgo Streatham Campus, Exeter
Christina Karakepeli PhD Russian; The contribution of translation in the Greek reception of Fedor Dostoevskii (1886-1992) Streatham Campus, Exeter
Irem Kasar Harris PhD Modern Languages; Bilinguality, Co-Translation/Self-Translation and Hybridity in the Prose of Elif Safak and Samuel Beckett. Streatham Campus, Exeter
Maryam Khuraibet MPhil World and Comparative Literature (Part-Time, Distance Learning); The Soul, Desire and Beauty in Oscar Wilde’s The Picture of Dorian Gray: A Critical Study of Desire in English Novel and Arab Poetry Streatham Campus, Exeter
Zuoling Li PhD Chinese Studies; Nationalism recomposed: Understanding main melody films in contemporary China Streatham Campus, Exeter
Yang Lu PhD Modern Languages; Literature Adaptions in China: From Online literature to TV Drama Streatham Campus, Exeter
Anna Maslenova PhD Russian; Among the Sages and Prophets: Russian Spirituality in Britain, 1850s1920s Streatham Campus, Exeter
Seulki Oh PhD Translation Studies (Distance Learning); Study on Translation in International Relations: News that Quotes Foreign Media in the Korean Peninsula Streatham Campus, Exeter
Estefania Tamayo Pineda MPhil Modern Languages; Identification of prepositional constructions for pedagogical application in the teaching of Spanish as a second language Streatham Campus, Exeter
Joshua Taylor PhD Modern Languages; An exploration of the contribution of linguistic diversity to perceptions of British-national identity in Bristol and Cardiff Streatham Campus, Exeter
Yandi Wang PhD Translation Studies; Interdisciplinary Research Between Translation Studies and Contemporary Chinese Art - A Case Study of Writing on Zhang Xiaogang and His Art Streatham Campus, Exeter
Mr Dave Weller PhD World and Comparative Literature (Distance Learning); The Poet in the Poetry of Ida Nappelbaum Streatham Campus, Exeter
Ying Zhang PhD Translation Studies; Fansubbing and xianxia media culture: a case study of Eternal Love (2017) at Viki.com Streatham Campus, Exeter
Professional services staff
Steve Bassett Department Manager. Streatham Campus, Exeter