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Dr Hazel Mackenzie

Visiting Lecturer

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Lecturer in English Literature

Hazel Mackenzie

Hazel Mackenzie was educated at the Universities of Glasgow and York, and was a guest lecturer at the University of Strathclyde. She worked in academic publishing for three years before being appointed as Senior Editor on the Leverhulme-funded Dickens Journals Online project at Buckingham in 2011. She is now a Lecturer in English Literature in the Department.


  • MA, English Literature and History, University of Glasgow
  • MA, Modern Literature and Culture, University of York
  • PhD, University of York

Teaching Expertise

  • Victorian Literature and Culture
  • 20th-century Literature
  • Life-writing in the 19th and 20th century

Research Interests

  • Periodical literature in the mid-19th century
  • The journalism of Charles Dickens, George Eliot, W. M. Thackeray, and Anthony Trollope

Research Supervision

Hazel has successfully supervised PhD projects on Pre-Raphaelite painter and writer Charles Collins and Charlotte and Branwell Brontë’s juvenilia. Current projects include Charles Dickens’s reading, African-American women’s writing and neo-slave narratives, the literary activism of Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, representations of the hag in Margaret Atwood and Carol Ann Duffy and the limericks of Edward Lear and Edward Gorey.

External Roles

Contact Details

  • Tel: +44 (0)1280 820355

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