PhD English Literature
“The Creative Uses of Scholarly Knowledge in the Writing of J.R.R. Tolkien”
Cardiff University, School of History and Archaeology

MA in Early Celtic Studies
Cardiff University, School of Welsh and School of History and Archaeology.

BA (Hons) in English Language and Literature
University of Athens, Greece, Faculty of English Studies (Specialization in Literature and Culture)


Senior Lecturer in English (currently)
Cardiff Metropolitan University

I have also taught for:
The Open University
Cardiff University

Other Experience and Activities


Editing and peer-reviewing


Research Interests:

  • The works of J.R.R. Tolkien
  • Fantasy literature (history and development from Victorian to contemporary)
  • Science Fiction in literature and film
  • Children’s literature and children’s fantasy
  • Classical, Celtic and Norse myth and folklore in literary texts, film and popular culture
  • Adaptation of literary works for the screen
  • Literature and visual culture
  • Medievalism

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