Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Cultural Engagement, Professor of English Literature, University of Liverpool

Dinah Birch is an academic and literary critic. She is Professor of English Literature at the University of Liverpool, and currently serves as the university’s Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Cultural Engagement; 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.

Experience

  • –present
    Professor of English Literature, University of Liverpool

Education

  • 1980 
    Oxford, DPhil
  • 1974 
    Oxford, BA

Honours

Hon. PhD, University of Lund