Professor Fiona Stafford FBA
Professor of English Language and Literature, and Tutorial Fellow, Somerville College, Oxford
Professor Brian Richardson FBA
Italian language and literature; manuscript studies; historical studies of language and literature; medieval history; historical linguistics; southern Europe, Italy.
Professor David Womersley FBA
English literature of the long eighteenth century, especially Gibbon, Swift, Burke and Johnson; sixteenth-century historiography and historical drama; the history of literary criticism; the theory and practice of textual editing