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Prof Norman Vance

Post:Emeritus Professor (English)
Other posts:Professor of English (Centre for Intellectual History)
Location:ARTS B
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Professor of English (1993-2012); Professor of English Literature and Intellectual History (2012-15); Emeritus Professor since 2015.

Fellow of the English Association (2000-), Fellow of the Royal Historical Society (2005-), Member of AHRC Peer Review College 2004-2013, Trustee of the English Association 2004-2014 and Chair of its Higher Education Committee 2004-8.

Born in Belfast in 1950, I was educated at local schools and then at Wadham College, Oxford, where I read English (B.A. 1971, M.A., D.Phil. 1975).  I was Harold Salvesen Junior Research Fellow at New College, Oxford, 1974-76 and was then appointed Lecturer in English at Sussex.  I was Visiting Professor, State University of New York (Plattsburg) in 1985, and Visiting Professor, Ulster University, 2015- .


Emeritus Professor of English Literature and Intellectual History