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Angelique Richardson

Professor of English, University of Exeter

Angelique Richardson, Professor of English at the University of Exeter, has a BA in English Language and Literature from the University of Oxford, and an MA and PhD from Birkbeck, University of London.

Her interests include all aspects of 19th- and early 20th-century literature and culture.

Richardson has recently given talks at the University of Oxford Victorian Research Seminar and at the University of Oxford Department of Continuing Education, as well as a number of public lectures including a keynote for the Thomas Hardy Society in 2017 and at the Royal Albert Memorial Museum in Exeter and at Dorset County Museum.

Based in the Department of English, Richardson is also a staff member of the Centre for Victorian Studies; the Centre for Literature and Archives; the Centre for Medical History, on whose Advisory Board she sits; and a Research Associate of Egenis. She has published widely on 19th century science, literature and culture, and has additional research interests in museums, archives and digital humanities.

She is committed to public engagement in both her teaching and research. Over the last five years she has been developing collaborations with local government, museums and the National Trust and she is also a member of the Steering Group of Hardy Country, and leader of Hardy Country's education strategy.


  • –present
    Associate Professor of English, University of Exeter