People

Dr Jan L. Alessandrini
School of History
Current research: book destruction and dispersal as a consequence of modern warfare; restitution of looted books.
Other areas of scholarly interest: book history (of the German-speaking lands); early modern Germany and Italy; medieval and early modern European literature in its socio-cultural context(s) with a focus on Germany; early modern theories and practices of laughter and wit; digital humanities.
E-mail: jla6@st-andrews.ac.uk

Dr Matthew Augustine
School of English
E-mail: mca3@st-andrews.ac.uk

Ms Danielle Berrow
School of Modern Languages: Dept. of French
Current research: The life and work of Madame de Genlis: the reconstruction of society in post-Revolutionary France
Other areas of scholarly interest: Reference texts, domestic guides and practical arts in the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries
Email: dab36@st-andrewsac.uk

Dr Flavia Bruni
School of History
Current research: book censorship in Counter-Reformation Italy
Other areas of scholarly interest: book history, early modern Italy and Spain, monastic culture in the early modern age, digital humanities
Email: fb323@st-andrews.ac.uk

Dr David Culpin
School of Modern Languages: Dept. of French
E-mail: djc3@st-andrews.ac.uk

Dr Alex Davis
School of English
Current Research: imagining inheritance in the Middle Ages and Renaissance
Other area(s) of scholarly interest: late medieval and early modern literature and culture
E-mail: ald3@st-and.ac.uk

Dr. Alexander Douglas
Department of Philosophy                                                                                                           Current Research: Specialising in early modern philosophy (Spinoza and Descartes)
Email: axd@st-andrews.ac.uk

Dr Sarah Easterby-Smith
School of History
Email: ses22@st-andrews.ac.uk

Dr Marine Ganofsky
School of Modern Languages: Dept. of French
Current research: Night and darkness in the long eighteenth century
Other areas of scholarly interest: Libertinism, the Enlightenment, Night in the early modern period, the baroque and the rococo
E-mail: mg216@st-andrews.ac.uk

Ms Shanti Graheli
School of History
Current research: Italian books and the French Renaissance; Publishing in Paris 1601-1650
Other areas of scholarly interest: print culture; translations and transculturalisms; the Republic of Letters and the exchange of knowledge in the early modern age
Email: sg102@st-andrews.ac.uk

Dr James Harris
School of Philosophical, Anthropological and Film Studies: Dept. of Philosophy
Current research: The intellectual biography of David Hume
Other area(s) of scholarly interest: 17th and 18th-century moral and political thought, especially British; philosophy as a historical concept
E-mail: jah15@st-andrews.ac.uk

Ms Florence Hazrat
School of English
E-mail: fh30@st-andrews.ac.uk

Dr Emma Herdman
School of Modern Languages: Dept. of French
E-mail: eh58@st-andrews.ac.uk

Dr Rachel Holmes
School of English
Current research: Clandestine Contracts in early modern Europe
E-mail: reh32@st-andrews.ac.uk

Professor Lorna Hutson
School of English
E-mail: lmh10@st-andrews.ac.uk

Dr Tom Jones
School of English
E-mail: tej1@st-andrews.ac.uk

Dr Toria Anne Johnson
School of English
E-mail: taj3@st-andrews.ac.uk

Mr Simon Kay
School of Modern Languages: Dept. of French
E-mail: smgk@st-andrews.ac.uk

Mr Bram van Leuveren
School of Modern Languages: Dept. of Comparative Literature
Current research: the reception of French court ballet (ballet de cour)—given at the Renaissance court of the late Valois and the early Bourbon monarchs—across European cultures, languages, and media.
Other areas of scholarly interest: spectatorship (early modern as well as contemporary), intermediality, phenomenology, narrativity.
E-mail: bvl@st-andrews.ac.uk

Ms Julianne Mentzer
School of English
Current research/PhD Project: Dramatic representations of the rhetorics of friendship and the role of flattery in early modern homosocial relationships.
Other areas of scholarly interest: Shakespeare studies, rhetoric in Renaissance cultural productions, early modern popular print culture, Feminism, Gender Studies, Cultural Studies, theories of ‘the body’ in early modern culture, and Elizabethan and Jacobean theatre
E-mail: jm284@st-andrews.ac.uk

Dr Emily Michelson
School of History: Dept of Modern History
E-mail: edm21@st-andrews.ac.uk

Ms Martyna Mirecka
School of History
E-mail: mm878@st-andrews.ac.uk

Dr Laura Moretti
School of Art History
E-mail: lm93@st-andrews.ac.uk

Professor Steve Murdoch
School of History
Email: sm117@st-andrews.ac.uk

Ms Lottie Pearce-Slade
School of Modern Languages: Dept. of French
E-mail: cps4@st-andrews.ac.uk

Dr John Perry
School of Divinity
Current research: Locke on toleration, Hume’s ethics, moral sense theory
Other areas of scholarly interest: fate of natural law in early modernity; early modern origins to ‘public reason’; early modern responses to moral and religious pluralism
E-mail: jmp24@st-andrews.ac.uk

Dr Jane Pettegree
Department of Music and (Honorary Research Fellow) School of English
Current Research: music and poetics; European intertextualities, metaphor, early modern drama and opera.
Other Areas of Scholarly Interest: music and social identity
E-mail: jkp1@st-andrews.ac.uk

Dr Julia Prest
School of Modern Languages: Dept. of French
Current Research: Race and Gender in the Theatres of Saint-Domingue (now Haiti).
Other areas of scholarly interest: early-modern French theatre (especially seventeenth-century), including ballet and opera
E-mail: Jtp22@st-andrews.ac.uk

Ms Elizabeth Rhodes
School of History
E-mail: egsr@st-andrews.ac.uk

Professor Neil Rhodes
School of English
E-mail: nppr@st-andrews.ac.uk

Dr Leslie Stevenson
School of Philosophical, Anthropological and Film Studies: Dept. of Philosophy
Current research:  Kant on religion and free will
Other area(s) of scholarly interest:  almost anything philosophical!
E-mail: ls@st-andrews.ac.uk

Dr Bernhard Struck
School of History
E-mail: bs50@st-andrews.ac.uk

Dr Michael Talbot
School of History
E-mail: mht3@st-andrews.ac.uk

Dr Jens Timmermann
School of Philosophical, Anthropological and Film Studies: Dept. of Philosophy
Reader of moral philosophy
Current research: Kant’s philosophy of action and practical failure, Kant’s philosophy of law, other aspects of Kant’s moral philosophy
Other areas of scholarly interest: contemporary ethics, the history of moral philosophy, aesthetics
E-mail: jt28@st-andrews.ac.uk

Ms  Sarah Townshend
School of Modern Languages: Dept. of French
E-mail: set45@st-andrews.ac.uk

Dr Elsje van Kessel
School of Art History
E-mail: ejmvk@st-andrews.ac.uk

Dr Ulrike Weiss
School of Art History
E-mail: uew@st-andrews.ac.uk

Dr Kelsey Jackson Williams
School of History
Current Research: Antiquarianism in Scotland during the early Enlightenment
Other areas of scholarly interest: intellectual history, canon formation, Republic of Letters, transnational approaches
E-mail: kjw35@st-andrews.ac.uk

Dr Louise Wilson
School of English
Current research: Reading for pleasure in early modern England; reading and health
Other area(s) of scholarly interest: book history; physiology, affect, and medicine; prose fiction, especially romance; translation, especially French-English
E-mail: elw5@st-andrews.ac.uk

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