We bring together academics and students with shared research interests c.1550-1800.

The Early Modern Research Group (EMRG) gathers University of Worcester staff and external scholars with a range of interests, including:

  • Medieval drama and pageantry
  • Shakespeare and the Jacobeans
  • Witchcraft and the devil during the Renaissance
  • Irish history after the Restoration
  • Seventeenth-century landscape poetry
  • Long eighteenth century in fiction, poetry and journalism.

The group is directed by Prof. Nicoleta Cinpoes.


Staff, associates and postgraduate researchers

Associate Members

  • Dr Erin Peters

  • Benjamin Humphrey

  • Dr Rachel Johnson

  • Dr Maria J. Lorenzo-Modia

  • Dr Aino Ma'kikalli

  • Dr David Morrison

  • Dr Maddalena Pennacchia

  • Christine Penney

  • Dr Veronika Schandl

Research Students

  • Lucy Cooper

    Lucy Cooper - PhD Candidate, English Department

  • Guillaume Foulquie

    Guillaume Foulquie - PhD Candidate

  • Ceri Fowler

    Ceri Fowler - Researcher

  • Laura Wilkes

    Laura Wilkes - MRes Student



Related courses

History MRes

The Masters by Research in History is an advanced postgraduate degree which can either be taken as a stand-alone qualification or as progression route into doctoral research.