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Associate Dean for Research and Enterprise, Faculty of Arts, Cultures and Education, University of Hull

I am author of Lady Butler: War Artist and Traveller, 1846-1933 (2019), Bram Stoker, Dracula and the Victorian Gothic Stage (2013) and The Colonial Conan Doyle: British Imperialism, Irish Nationalism and the Gothic (2002). I have published scholarly editions of Bram Stoker's theatre reviews and theatrical writings (2012) and I have edited and co-edited collections on mesmerism in Victorian culture (2006), afterlives of Conan Doyle and Sherlock Holmes (2012), Bram Stoker (2016). I have also published journal articles and book chapters on Victorian and post-Victorian literature and visual culture. I am currently editing The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes for OUP and a joint edition of The Hound of the Baskervilles and The Valley of Fear for EUP.


  • –present
    Reader in Victorian and Early Twentieth-Century Literary and Visual Culture, University of Hull


  • 2000 
    University of Oxford, DPhil