Academic Staff

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  • Avery, Dr Simon

    Reader in Nineteenth-Century Literature and Culture

    Simon Avery's interests include nineteenth-century literature and culture, queer history and culture, and the relations between literature and politics. 


  • Beck, Professor John

    Professor in English

    John Beck works on twentieth century British and American literature and art.

    I studied at the University of East Anglia, UCL,...

  • Bond, Dr Lucy

    Senior Lecturer

    Lucy Bond specialises in contemporary American literature and culture, memory, and trauma.

    I joined the Department of English, Linguistics and Cultural...

  • Charles, Dr Matthew

    Senior Lecturer in Cultural and Critical Theory

    Matthew Charles writes and teaches on critical theories of modern and contemporary culture and education.

    I joined the University of Westminster...

  • Colby, Dr Georgina Elizabeth

    Senior Lecturer in English

    I am a Senior Lecturer in English. I  became a member of the Department of English, Linguistics and Cultural Studies...

  • Cornwell, Professor Peter

    Senior Lecturer

    I studied art history in the Netherlands and then electronics and computing and robotics in the U.K. I joined Texas...

  • Craighead, Alison


    I am a Reader in contemporary art and visual culture at University of Westminster and also lecture in fine art...

  • Cunningham, Dr David


    David Cunningham's interests are in modernism, aesthetics, urban theory and the novel.

    I am Reader in English Literature and Cultural Theory...

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    Dominici, Dr Sara

    Lecturer in Cultural Studies

    My research interests include the history and culture of photography, archival theory and practice, the relationship between cultural technologies, media...

  • Evans, Professor Harriet


    Professor Harriet Evans was educated at the University of London's School of African and Oriental Studies, the University of BritishColombia,...

  • Germana, Dr Monica

    Senior Lecturer

    Monica Germana's research focuses on contemporary fiction, the Gothic, and popular culture.

    I graduated from the University of Viterbo (Italy) with...

  • Goodbun, Jon

    Senior Lecturer

    Dr Jon Goodbun trained as an architect, and today is a researcher, practitioners and educator at the RCA, the University...

  • Lichtenstein, Rachel


    I am a writer, artist, oral historian, archivist and curator, and a part-time Lecturer in Creative Writing at Westminster. 


  • Mapp, Dr Nigel

    Senior Lecturer

    Nigel Mapp's interests are in early modern literature, disenchantment, and philosophical aesthetics.

    I started in my permanent post at Westminster in...

  • Marczewska, Dr Kaja

    Lecturer in English and Visual Culture

    I joined the Department of English, Linguistics and Cultural Studies at Westminster in summer 2015 as a Postdoctoral Teaching and...

  • Mouffe, Professor Chantal


    A political theorist educated at the universities of Louvain, Paris, and Essex, Chantal Mouffe is Professor of Political Theory at...

  • Nath, Dr Michael

    Senior Lecturer

    After graduating from the University of Southampton with a BA in English (First Class Hons), I undertook doctoral research in...

  • Philippopoulos-Mihalopoulos, Professor Andreas

    Director of the Westminster Law & Theory Lab

    Andreas Philippopoulos-Mihalopoulos, LLB, LLM, PhD, has read Law in Thessaloniki, Greece, as well as in other European cities. He completed...

  • Ride, Dr Peter

    Principal Research Fellow

    I am the Course Leader of the MA Museums, Galleries and Contemporary Culture and my background is in the arts...

  • Taylor, Dr Elinor


    I joined Westminster in 2015 as a postdoctoral fellow in English and was appointed as a lecturer in 2017. I...

  • Warwick, Professor Alexandra

    Head of Department

    Alex Warwick works on the literature and culture of the nineteenth century.

    I have a BA and a PhD in English...

  • Wilson, Dr Leigh

    Reader in Modern Literature

    Leigh Wilson works on modernism, the contemporary novel and the idea of fiction.

    I was educated at the University of Warwick...

  • Witchard, Dr Anne


    I have taught at the University of Westminster since 2006. I received my BA in English Literature at the University...

  • Wright, Dr Alexa


    I am an artist using a wide range of media, including photography, video, sound, interactive installation, performance, objects and books....


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