Alumni

Meet a few of our alumni and find out what they have to say about their PhD experience and what they are doing now.

Alexandra Chiriac

Putting the Peripheral Centre Stage: Performing Modernism in Interbellum Bucharest 1924-1934 (University of St Andrews | AHRC DTP | 2019)

Amy Tait Westwell

Radical Ideas of Political Practice in 1780s and 1790s Britain (University of St Andrews | AHRC DTP | 2020)

Andrew McDiarmid

‘For want of Scots projects’: The Scottish Financial Revolution, 1688-1727 (University of Dundee | AHRC DTP | 2019)

Catherine Bateson

The Culture and Sentiments of Irish American Civil War Songs (University of Edinburgh | AHRC DTP | 2018)

Christian Ferlaino

Confluences: Folk Wisdom in Contemporary Music (University of Edinburgh | AHRC DTP | 2018)

Consuelo Martino

Remembering Republican Leaders, Constructing Imperial Lives: Suetonius and the Dawn of the Roman Empire (University of St Andrews | AHRC DTP | 2021)

Diljeet Kaur Bhachu

Facilitating musical learning in Scottish Primary Schools (University of Edinburgh | AHRC DTP | 2019)

Elena Romero-Passerin

Public botanic gardens and the early institutionalisation of science – Edinburgh, Florence, and Pisa in the second half of the eighteenth century (University of St Andrews | AHRC DTP | 2021)

Fiona Dakin

Illustration, Interpretation, and Invention: 151 Years of Visual-Arts Adaptations of the Poetic Works of Charles Baudelaire (University of St Andrews | AHRC DTP | 2020)

Hannah Kaarina Yoken

Nordic transnational feminist activism: the new women’s movements in Finland, Sweden and Denmark, 1960s-1990s (University of Glasgow | AHRC DTP | 2021)

Joanna Leidenhag

Mind Matters: Towards the Incorporation of Panpsychism from Analytic Philosophy of Mind within the Doctrine of Creation (University of Edinburgh | AHRC DTP | 2019)

Joseph Bowen

Why More Than What Happens Matters: Robust Rights and Harmless Wronging (University of St Andrews | AHRC DTP | 2020)

Kerr Castle

Comfort TV: considering everyday television use as a mode of self-care (University of Glasgow | AHRC DTP | 2019)

Laura Beattie

The Politics of Community in Shakespeare’s Comic Commonwealths (University of Edinburgh | AHRC DTP | 2018)

Lisa Bastian

Attitudes First: Rationality Attributions and the Normativity of Rationality (University of St Andrews | AHRC DTP | 2020)

Lorna Hill

Bloody Women: A critical-creative examination of how female protagonists have transformed contemporary Scottish and Nordic crime fiction (University of Stirling | AHRC DTP | 2018)

Louise Creechan

Unwriting Victorian Illiteracy (University of Glasgow | AHRC DTP | 2020)

Lucie Whitmore

Fashion Narratives of the First World War (University of Glasgow | AHRC DTP | 2019)

Marcus Jack

Artists’ Moving Image in Scotland: Production, Circulation, Reception, 1970–2021 (Glasgow School of Art | AHRC DTP | 2022)

Martin Cathcart Fröden

We make spaces and spaces make us: An exploration through creative writing of the relationship between literature and carceral spaces (University of Glasgow | AHRC DTP | 2019)

Nia Clark

‘[N]ew connections strung out over time’: a study of Liz Lochhead’s poetry and drama from 1972–2016 (University of Glasgow | AHRC DTP | 2021)

Paul Malgrati

Robert Burns in Scottish Politics (1914-2014) (University of St Andrews | AHRC DTP | 2020)

Rob St John

Exploded Scales, Island Imaginaries: The New Landscape in Art and Geography (University of Glasgow | AHRC DTP | 2021)

Ross Deans Kristensen-McLachlan

Rhetorical effects in illness writing: A coherence-based approach (University of Glasgow | AHRC DTP | 2020)

Stefan Andreas Drechsler

Making manuscripts at Helgafell in the fourteenth century (University of Aberdeen | AHRC DTP | 2018)

Tessa Buddle

Utopia on Tour: exploring a generative relationship between dramaturgy, devising, touring, and utopia (University of Glasgow | AHRC DTP | 2020)

Vlad Butucea

Queer Digital Performance (University of Glasgow | AHRC DTP | 2022)