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Associate Professor, English and Linguistics, University of Otago

Thomas McLean is Associate Professor in English at the University of Otago in Dunedin, New Zealand. He is the editor of Further Letters of Joanna Baillie (FDUP, 2010) and author of The Other East and Nineteenth-Century British Literature: Imagining Poland and the Russian Empire (Palgrave, 2012). His current research includes a study of the nineteenth-century British novelists Jane and Anna Maria Porter and their brother, the artist and traveller Robert Ker Porter. With Ruth Knezevich, he has co-edited Jane Porter's novel Thaddeus of Warsaw for Edinburgh University Press (2019).


  • –present
    Associate Professor, Department of English and Linguistics, University of Otago