Serena Trowbridge

49348323_10155618230706315_8828776129897693184_nDr Serena Trowbridge is Reader in Victorian Literature at Birmingham City University, where she teaches modules on Victorian literature, and Gothic. Her research interests include Pre-Raphaelitism in art and literature, Victorian poetry, Gothic, the environment in literature (eco-criticism) and Victorian institutions. She completed her Ph.D. at BCU, entitled ‘Christina Rossetti’s Fractured Gothic’, in 2010. Serena is Associate Director for Research in English, Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy, Vice-President and Chair of the Pre-Raphaelite Society, and Senior Vice-President at the Birmingham & Midland Institute. She is a Companion of the Guild of St George. A list of her publications is available here, and details of forthcoming talks and events here.

Serena occasionally, and surreptitiously, writes poetry (read more about this here) and spends a lot of her ‘spare time’ dancing (mostly ballet, some tap), walking and playing the violin with her son. Sh44110889_10155445377211315_6033752335832842240_ne needs to spend more time in the pub.


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