01/2019 – Centre Manager: Edinburgh Centre for Data, Culture & Society, College of Arts Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Edinburgh

06/2018 – 12/2019  Lead Digital Research Services Facilitator, ISG, University of Edinburgh

12/2014 – 05/2018  Project Officer, EDINA

09/2014 – 11/2014 Research Fellow, Palimpsest Project, University of Edinburgh

09/2013 – 08/2014  Lecturer in English Literature and Digital Humanities, University of Edinburgh

03/2012 – 03/2013  AHRC Early Career Research Fellow, Poetry, Politics and Print,  Centre for the History of the Book, University of Edinburgh

01/2012 – 03/2012   Teaching Fellow in English Literature, University of Dundee

03/2011 – 12/2012   AHRC Research Associate, University of Edinburgh, Making Our Connections: Collaboration, Community and the Exhibition of the Written Word 

03/2011 – 12/2011    AHRC Research Associate, University of Dundee, The Archive of Reading

03/2009 – 03/2011  AHRC Post-doctoral Research Fellow in English Literature,University of Dundee, Poetry Beyond Text: Vision, Text and Cognition

04/2008 – 03/2009 CoDirector: Scottish Universities’ International Summer School



2013/14  Royal Scottish Academy Workshop Grant: Scotland’s National Collections and the Digital Humanities. Co-authored with Prof. James Loxley, in collaboration with the Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art.

2012/13 AHRC Early Career Fellowship: Poetry, Politics and Print in partnership with the Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art.

2012 Alfred W. and Blanche Knopf Visiting Fellowship, Harry Ransom Centre, University of Texas.

2010 Co-authored AHRC follow-on funding, The Archive of Reading in partnership with the Scottish Poetry Library.

2007 Grant for Postgraduate Journal Editorial Training, University of Edinburgh Development Fund

2004–08 Doctoral Scholarship, College of Humanities and Social Science University of Edinburgh



Higher Education Academy, Associate Fellow since 2010



‘Early Twentieth Century British Artist’s Books: Are there Any?’, Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, Dec. 5th 2014.

Mapping the Canongate in History and Literature: A Virtual Tour. Scottish Story Telling Centre. Nov. 2nd 2014.­­

University of Newcastle, Digital Humanities Seminar Series. May 2014.

Digital HSS Day of Ideas, ‘Reading Data: Experiments in the Generative Humanities’, University of Edinburgh May 14th 2014.



Scotland’s Collections and the Digital Humanities: Workshop One, 14th Feb 2014 (Identifying Shared Agendas) Workshops Two, 25th April 2014 (Humanities Data), Workshop Three, Sept 5th 2014 (Digital Research as Engagement)

a book is a performance: Research-led public exhibition co-curated with Sophia Hao, Visual Research Centre, Dundee Contemporary Arts, April 24th – May 26th 2013.

‘Modernism, Print and the Book.’ Organiser of symposium at The Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art. 10th December 2012.

Workshop on Small Presses and Artists’ Books with poet Hugh Bryden. Imprint Literary Festival, Kilmarnock, 14th November 2012.

Poetry Beyond Text: Research-led public exhibition at Scottish Poetry Library, June – July 2011. Co-curator with Julie Johnstone.

Poetry Beyond Text, Organiser of Two Day Project Workshop, University of Dundee. March 2011.

Making Our Connections: Collaboration, Community and the Exhibition of the Written Word, University of Edinburgh: Research Associate on KE workshop on community-building through public exhibitions and co-authoring best practice document: Exhibiting the Written Word. July 2011.



University of Edinburgh

Modern British Poetry (Lectures and Seminars, Open Studies, 2015)

Futures of the Book (MSc, History of the Book and Material Culture, Dec. 2015)

Lectures: Lyric, Rhythm and Meter, Narrative and Politics, Metafiction (2013/14)

Research Methods: Working with Books, Digital Tools for Literary Study (MSc workshops 2013/14)

Fiction in the Age of the Machine (Honors Option Course 2013/14)

Modern Scottish Fiction (Honors Option course 2013/14)

Digital Modernisms (MSc Option Course, 2013)   Course Blog   Student Project

The Modernist Book (MSc Seminar, 2013)

Living in Britain (Humanities and Social Sciences International Foundation Programme, 2012)

Literature & “The Literary”: 1300-1700 (first year tutorial course, 2009)

Modernism: Revolution in Writing (first year tutorial course, 2008)

Romanticism: Revolution & Writing (first year tutorial course, 2008)

University of Dundee (2009 – 2012)

Cyborgs: Gender, Technology, Representation (MLitt Seminar)

Vision in Literature, Film and Culture (Hons tutorial course)

T. S. Eliot: Modernising Poetry  (Hons Lecture & Seminar)

The Society of the Spectacle (Hons Lecture & Seminar)

The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie (Hons Lecture & Seminar)

Mrs Dalloway (Hons Lecture & Seminar)

Early Modern to Early Romantic Literature (first year tutorial course)

Scottish Universities International Summer School (2008 – 2010)

T.S. Eliot (guest lecture, 2009 & 2010)

Modernism: Text and Context, British and Irish Literature (Hons/Masters tutorial course)

Office of Lifelong Learning, University of Edinburgh (2007 – 2014)

The Nobel Prize for Literature (Lecture and Tutorial Course)

The Avant-gardes (team-taught Lecture and Tutorial Course)

Postmodern Fiction (Lecture and Tutorial Course)

Modernist Fiction (Lecture and Tutorial Course)

The Graphic Novel (co-taught) (Lecture and Tutorial Course)

Exploring the European Avant-Gardes (Lecture and Tutorial Course)

English Language Teaching (1999-2003)

British Council, Berlin, Germany (IELTS, Cambridge Exams, EAP, ESL, ESP)

Inlingua, Paderborn, Germany (ESL, ESP)






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