Dr David Greenham

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  • Qualifications:BA (Hons), MA, PhD
  • Position:Director of Research and Scholarship: ACE
  • Department:Faculty of Arts, Creative Industries, and Education (ACE)
  • Telephone:+4411732 84343
  • Email:David.Greenham@uwe.ac.uk

About me

I am Associate Professor of English Literature, and have been teaching and researching at the Universtiy of the West of England since 2006. Over the last few years I've had numerous roles, including Associate Head of Department, and I'm currently Director of Research and Scholarship for the Faculty of Arts, Creative Industries and Education, as well as the Chair of the Faculty Research Degrees Committee (ACE), and the Unit of Assessment lead for the next Research Excellence Framework (REF) in 2020/21.

Area of expertise

My research at UWE has focused on the American essayist, poet and philosopher Ralph Waldo Emerson, about whom I've published one book, numerous essays and given even more conference papers at various places around the world. Most recently I've been thinking about Emerson, metaphor and cognition. I have also been researching pedagogies of close reading. My student guide, Close Reading: The Basics, was published by Routledge in 2018.


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