Dr Bronwen Thomas
PI, Professor of English and New Media, Faculty of Media and Communication, Bournemouth University.
Dr Julia Round
Co-I, Principal Lecturer in Communication, Bournemouth University.
Dr Daniel Allington
Lecturer in Digital Media, University of Leicester.
Dr Anouk Lang
Lecturer in Digital Humanities, University of Edinburgh.
Dr Simon R. Frost
Senior Lecturer in English, University of Bournemouth.
Dr Katie Halsey
Senior Lecturer in English Studies, University of Stirling.
Dr Sue Thomas
Dr Alice Bell
Reader in English Language and Literature, Sheffield Hallam University.
Dr David Peplow
Senior Lecturer in English Language, Sheffield Hallam University.
Dr Sara Whiteley
Lecturer in English, University of Sheffield.
Dr Matt Hayler
Lecturer in Post-1945 Literature, University of Birmingham.
Dr Natasha Whiteman
Lecturer in Media and Communication, University of Leicester.
Dr Dan Berry
Senior Lecturer, Visual Communication, Glyndŵr University.
Dr Andrew Salway
Senior Research Scientist and Group Leader, Computational Language Unit, Uni Computing, Uni Research, University of Bergen, Norway.
Professor Jin Feng
Department of Chinese and Japanese, Grinnell College, Iowa, United States.
Professor Torsten Petterson
Department of Literature, Uppsala University, Sweden. Director of Reading Fiction – Understanding Reality, The Function of Literature in the Personal Development and Value Formation of Young Adults, sponsored by the Swedish Research Council, 2011-14.
Dr Anne Mangen
Associate Professor, The National Centre for Reading Education and Research, Stavanger, Norway.
Through public engagement activities and building on previous research, the network draws on the expertise and knowledge of a wide range of stakeholders, including online and real world book club members, forum moderators, teachers, students, librarians, writers and publishers. We also encourage participation from early career researchers.
Our consultants include:
Professor, Gustavus Adolphus College Library, USA
Senior Lecturer in Narrative and Interaction Design, University of Hertfordshire.
Dr Tim Hutchings
Post-doc, Stockholm University
Assistant Professor in the School of Library and Information Science, Kent State University.
Principal Lecturer, Bournemouth University
Chair, New Media Writing Prize
Lecturer in Library Science, City University
Lecturer in Digital Media and Publishing, University of Stirling.
Post-doctoral Research Assistant, Vrije Universiteit Brussel.
Professor of Culture and Education, Ghent University
Visiting Lecturer at the University of the Arts, London.