Dr Megan Girdwood

Early Career Teaching and Research Fellow

Background

Megan is originally from Renfrewshire, near Glasgow, and she studied English at the University of Cambridge, where she completed her BA in 2013 and an MPhil in Modern and Contemporary Literature in 2014. She then moved to the University of York to pursue a PhD (2014-2018), which was funded by the White Rose College of the Arts and Humanities. While at York, she presented her work at a range of conferences across the UK and Europe, and taught on undergraduate courses including 'Victorian Literature', 'Approaches to Literature: Writing Modernity', and 'Critical Practice'. In January 2019, she joined the University of Edinburgh as an Early Career Teaching and Research Fellow.

Undergraduate teaching

  • English Literature 1 (pre-Hons tutorials)
  • English Literature 2 (pre-Hons tutorials)
  • Edinburgh in Fiction/ Fiction in Edinburgh (3rd year Honours Option)
  • Global Modernisms: Inter/national Responses to Modernity (4th year Honours Core Period Course)
  • Fin de Siècle into Modern (4th year Honours Option)

Postgraduate teaching

  • Global Modernisms: Inter/national Responses to Modernity (PG version)
  • MSc Dissertation Supervision

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