Undergraduate Teaching

During the 2019-20 academic year I will be leading seminars or giving lectures for:

  • 901: Intro to English
  • 903: Literary Revolutions
  • 9HA: Renaissance Literature, 1500-1660
  • 9HB: The Long Eighteenth Century
  • 9HC: British Romanticism, 1785-1832
  • 9N2: Scottish Literature from Renaissance to Union
  • ARTU9EC: Documenting the Eighteenth Century: Manuscript and Print

Note that I will be on research leave and not teaching in Spring 2020.

Masters Teaching

During the 2019-20 academic year I will be leading several of the seminars for:

  • MSWPP01: Scottish Literature from Regal Union to Empire

And am co-teaching:

  • Early Modern Palaeography

Postgraduate Supervision

I am currently supervising the following doctoral projects:

  • Lorna Wallace, The Ideals of Duty: Renaissance History Plays and the Politics of Duty
  • Mhairi Rutherford, Provenance and Marginalia in Episcopalian Libraries: Recovering the Intellectual History of the Scottish Episcopalian Church (1700-1880)
  • Mairi Macleod, The Metaphysical Landscapes of Neil M. Gunn
  • James Johnson, A Comparative Study of Carved Stones in Scotland and Wales
  • Maike Dinger, Fiction(s) of Political Participation: Literature, Media and the 2014 Scottish Independence Referendum

Former doctoral students who have now completed their studies include:


I run regular letterpress workshops and classes with my fellow printer Dr. Dawn Hollis (University of St Andrews) for members of the university, students, and the general public.  I also consult for community groups interested in preserving and/or interpreting the carved stones in their areas.

Past Teaching

Prior to arriving at Stirling I taught early modern and Romantic literature at Jesus College, Oxford, and early modern history at the University of St Andrews.  While at St Andrews I also developed an honours module on the transnational cultural history of northern Europe which continues to run.

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