Professor Stefan Hawlin

Professor of English Literature

Professor in English Literature

Stefan Hawlin read for his degrees at the University of Oxford, where he also taught for five years before coming to teach at Buckingham. At St Catherine’s College, Oxford, he was Lecturer in English Literature (1986-88) and a Research Associate of the College, and also British Academy Postdoctoral Fellow (1988-1991). His publications include The Poetical Works of Robert Browning, volumes 7, 8, 9, and 15 (OUP, 1998, 2001, 2004, 2009) and The Complete Critical Guide to Robert Browning (Routledge, 2002), as well as numerous articles in journals in the UK and the United States.


  • BA, English Language and Literature, University of Oxford
  • MA, University of Oxford
  • DPhil, University of Oxford

Teaching Expertise

  • Practical Criticism
  • Critical Theory
  • English Poetry, particularly 19th and 20th century
  • Renaissance Literature
  • American Literature

Research Interests

  • 19th-century poetry
  • the works of Robert Browning
  • 20th-century and contemporary poetry
  • the relations between English and history, philosophy and theology

 External Roles

  • Member of the international Advisory Board for the journal Victorian Poetry
  • PhD External Examiner

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