Robert Douglas-Fairhurst received his MA and Ph.D. at Cambridge University and currently is a Fellow in English with Magdalen College, Oxford. He teaches British literature from 1740 to the present with related interests in contemporary drama, the history of science, and the visual arts, particularly photography. He is the author of Victorian Afterlives (2002) and Becoming Dickens, (2011) from Harvard University Press.
Stacey McGowen received a B.A. in Classics and an M.A. in Classical Art History and Archaeology at the University of Virginia, and a D.Phil. in Classical Archaeology at the University of Oxford. Her primary research interests are Roman sculpture in general and Roman art in the provinces, with a secondary interest in the modern history of ancient sites. She is the author of Sacred and Civic Stone Monuments of the Northwest Roman Provinces (2010) and "The ‘Altar’ of Sulis Minerva at Bath: Rethinking the Choice of Deities" (2007), both appearing in British Archaeological Reports.
Ben Morgan, is a lecturer in Renaissance literature at Balliol Collegeand teaches literature from 1509 to 1832. He completed his Master’s thesis on J.M. Coetzee and his PhD on Shakespeare, who remains his research focus. However, he retains strong interests in critical theory, particularly Jacques Derrida and Emmanuel Levinas, as well as post-colonial writing.
Alan Velie received his B.A. from Harvard and his Ph.D. from Stanford. He has taught at OU since 1967, specializing in American Indian Literature, Shakespeare, and the Bible. His publications include Shakespeare’s Repentance Plays, Four American Indian Literary Masters, Native American Studies.
Melanie Wright is the Director of Honors Curriculum for the Honors College, and the coordinator for the “Honors at Oxford” program. She received her B.A., M.A. and Ph.D. in English at the University of Oklahoma, and wrote her dissertation on Gustave Flaubert and James Joyce.