Since 2017 I have been undertaking research for a Doctor of Philosophy in English Literature. Further to my thesis, my independent research and writing interests include women writers, ghost stories, detective fiction, and the symbiotic relationship between literature, film, and art. I am particularly interested in the period from the early nineteenth to the early twentieth century.
I have a Master of Arts in Magazine Journalism - together with newspaper and magazine journalism awards from the National Council for the Training of Journalists. The course included modules in law and politics and was accredited by the Professional Publishers Association, Periodicals Training Council, and the NCTJ. My particular area of interest was in cultural journalism. I graduated with a Merit.
I have also achieved a Master of Arts in Film Studies. This course specialised in the historical, cultural, and critical study of film. Modules included Film and History, British Cinema and the Second World War, French New Wave, Italian Neorealism, and German Expressionism. My particular area of interest was the relationship between film and literature. I graduated with a Merit.
My academic life began with a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Art History. The course concentrated on the historical, cultural, and critical study of art. Modules included Art in Theory, Avant-Garde Art, Art and Aesthetics, Interwar Art, and Romanticism. My particular area of interest concerned the relationship between art and literature. I graduated with an Upper Second Class.
I also have 12 O' Levels (7 A's, 3 B's, 2 C's) and 4 A’ Levels (BBBC) - including English Literature, Film Studies, and Art History certificates in both.