Leonie Hannan is a social and cultural historian working on intellectual life in the long eighteenth century, with a focus on themes of gender, material culture and domestic space.
Caroline Sumpter has research interests in evolutionary, psychological and anthropological approaches to literature in the nineteenth century. She has written extensively on the relationship between periodicals and science in the nineteenth century, and is completing a book on evolution, ethics and journalism in the 1890s.
Diarmid's research interests include the cultural history and geographies of the life and earth sciences, with a particular emphasis on religious engagements with scientific developments during the long nineteenth century.
David Livingstone is Professor of Geography and Intellectual History at Queen’s University, and a Fellow of the British Academy. He is currently working on a history of ideas about climate and culture, to be published by Princeton University Press, entitled The Empire of Climate.
Dr M. Satish Kumar, FRGS, RCS, FHEA was the former Director of Queen’s Academy India and Director for Internationalisation at the School of Natural and Built Environment. He is a Fellow at the The Senator George J Mitchell Institute at Queen’s University Belfast.
Matthew is a part-time PhD candidate specialising in historical and cultural geography of planetaria, scientific instruments and astronomy in Ireland. He is researching the planetarium as a place of education, performance and scientific study over the previous century.
Oliver Dunnett is a senior lecturer in human geography at Queen’s University Belfast, specialising in cultural, historical and political geography. His research focuses on the ways in which the cultures and politics of outer space, science and technology are connected to questions of place, landscape and identity.
Karen Rann is a former PhD student in the Geography Department at Queen’s, the title for her thesis was Horizontal hills: A creative historical geography of the emergence of contour lines in nineteenth-century Britain and Ireland.
Hannah is a PhD student specialising in historical geography, specifically early modern constructions of ocean space. Her current research focuses on how cartographic sources constructed the Indian Ocean space, exploring how these representations were influenced by the circuits of knowledge across this space.
Hiroki Shin is a historian of energy, transport and the environment from the nineteenth century to the present. Dr Shin’s research interests include the diffusion of energy technology, the social impacts of energy disruption, variations in energy transition paths and energy consumer movements.
Ashok Malhotra is a Senior Lecturer in British Imperial History. Malhotra is the author of Making British Indian Fictions, 1772-1823, alongside peer-reviewed articles in diverse fields as nineteenth century literature, food studies, South Asia area studies, cultural history, book history and the history of religion.
Dr Ian Campbell is senior lecturer in early modern Irish History. He has published in the fields of the history of political thought and the history of race, and he is interested in early modern universities as sites of scientific and cultural transmission.
Julie Mathias is a PhD candidate specialising in the social-cultural history of medical legislation in the modern period. Her research adopts an intersectional approach to explore how the 1832 Anatomy Act affected first and second-generation Irish migrants in London during the nineteenth century.
Dr Jane Lugea specialises in Stylistics: that is, linguistic analysis of literary and creative language. Her research draws on the Cognitive Sciences and empirical methods of data collection and analysis to explore the relationship between textual features and rhetorical effects.
Chelsea Gilmore is a PhD candidate from AEL researching representations of disability in the works of feminist eugenicist Charlotte Perkins Gilman. Her areas of interest include critical disability theory, feminist disability theory, American eugenic writing, first-wave feminist writing, speculative fiction and Gilman studies...