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University of Lincoln
Brayford Pool
United Kingdom

About Rupert Hildyard

Rupert Hildyard is Principal Lecturer in English in the School of Humanities and is the current Programme Leader for B.A. English on which some 393 undergraduate students (including joint Honours) are enrolled in 2012-13. He has taught at this university since 1994, having previously taught part time for the Universities of Essex, York, York St John, Leeds, Hull, the Workers Educational Association and, most happily, the Open University. Rupert currently co-ordinates modules on Introduction to Poetry, Introduction to Narrative, Modernist Literature and Literature & the Environment and also contributes to the Georgian Literature module. On the MA English/21st century Literature he contributes to the English Now modules on 21st century poetry and Life writing and co-ordinates an optional module on Ecocriticism. He also contributes to three MA option modules on Utopian & Dystopian Writing, 19th century Poetry and London Now.

Department Responsibilities

Programme Leader, B.A. English

Subject Specialism

Poetry, modernism, ecocriticism, 20th and 21st c literature, 18th c literature, utopian studies, narrative.


  • PhD in Literature, University of Essex
  • BA in Literature, University of Essex


External Examiner, PhD thesis, Department of English, University of Durham External validation, MA in Literature & Landscape Bath Spa University Reviews editor, C21 Literature: A Journal of Twenty-first Century Writings Reader for Palgrave book proposal External for Postdoctoral Fellowship IRCHSS

Professional Affiliations

  • Association for the Study of Literature and the Environment UK and Ireland (Executive committee member)