Dinah Birch is Professor of English Literature at the University of Liverpool, and currently serves as the university’s Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Cultural Engagement. An academic and literary critic, she previously taught English at Trinity College, Oxford. She specialises in Victorian literature, and has published extensively on writers including Charles Dickens, Charlotte Brontë, Emily Brontë, and Alfred Tennyson.
She was a member of the jury for the 2012 Man Booker Prize.
Hon. PhD, University of Lund