Film and Theatre


Get to know our staff members and their areas of expertise.

Film Studies 

Name (sorted in ascending order) Role
Dr Pasquale Iannone Senior Teaching Fellow in Film Studies
Dr David Sorfa Senior Lecturer in Film Studies | LLC Postgraduate Research Director | Programme Director of MSc & PhD in Film Studies
Dan Yacavone Senior Lecturer in Film Studies (currently on research leave)

Film, Exhibition and Curation

Name (sorted in ascending order) Role
Susan Kemp Programme Director
Jane Sillars Programme Director

Theatre and Playwriting

Name (sorted in ascending order) Role
Laura Bradley Personal Chair of German and Theatre, Head of German
Séverine Genieys-Kirk Lecturer
James Loxley Professor of Early Modern Literature
Nicola McCartney Reader, Writing for Theatre and Performance
David Overend Lecturer in Drama and Performance Studies
Dr Alexandra Smith Reader in Russian Studies
Olga Taxidou Professor of Drama


Name (sorted in ascending order) Role
Fabien Arribert-Narce Lecturer
Marion Schmid Professor of French Literature and Film

Other staff with expertise in film or theatre

Name (sorted in ascending order) Role
Charlotte Bosseaux Senior Lecturer
Claire Boyle Lecturer in French and Deputy Postgraduate Director of LLC
Leanne Dawson Senior Lecturer
David Farrier Senior Lecturer
Charlotte Gleghorn Lecturer in Latin American Film Studies
Jessica Gordon-Burroughs Lecturer in Latin American Studies
Xuelei Huang Senior Lecturer in Chinese Studies
Aaron Kelly Senior Lecturer
Nacim Pak Shiraz Head of Department, Senior Lecturer
Federica G Pedriali Professor of Literary Metatheory and Modern Italian Studies
Chris Perkins Senior Lecturer in Japanese
Jeremy Robbins Forbes Chair of Spanish
Greg Walker Regius Professor of Rhetoric and English Literature
Julian Ward Senior Lecturer in Chinese

Honorary Fellows

Name (sorted in ascending order) Role
Jean Duffy Honorary Fellow
Peter Graves Honorary Fellow