Academic Staff

Professor Sarah Churchwell - Chair in Public Understanding of the Humanities (SAS)

Dr Cynthia Johnston - Lecturer in Book History and Communications, MA/MRes Course Tutor

Professor Clare Lees - Professor of Medieval Literature and IES Director

Dr Michelle Milan - Marie Curie Fellow

Dr Andrew Nash - Reader in Book History and Communications

Dr Christopher Ohge - Lecturer in Digital Approaches to Literature

Dr Elizabeth Savage - Senior Lecturer and British Academy Postdoctoral Fellow in Book History and Communications

Dr Laura Cleaver - Senior Lecturer in Manuscript Studies

Dr Sarah Pyke - Post-Doctoral Research Fellow for the Toolkit for Inclusion and Diversity in English Studies (TIDE) 

Administrative Staff

The Institute of English Studies office is open 09.30 - 17.00 Monday -Thursday.

Ms Helen Bhandari - Institute Manager

  • Research fellowships
  • Finance and reporting
  • Institutional Membership
  • Partnerships

Dr Eleanor Hardy - Events and Communications Officer

  • Conferences
  • Lectures
  • Seminars
  • Social media
  • Short courses and study days
  • The Bibliographical Society

Ms Georgia Reeves - Postgraduate, Academic Societies and Events Administrator

  • MA/MRes in the History of the Book
  • MPhil/PhD Study
  • London Rare Books School
  • London Palaeography Summer School
  • T.S. Eliot International Summer School
  • Nineteenth Century Study Week