Dr Roberta J Dewa: Academic CV

Teaching Experience:

I have twenty-three years’ experience of teaching at undergraduate level in the School of English Studies at the University of Nottingham, plus other adult tutoring.

In detail:

WEA Sessional Tutor, 2019-date, teaching Old English.

Tutor of Creative Writing modules in the School of English and the School of Education’s BA in Creative and Professional Writing, 2008-2016.

Tutor, lecturer and convenor, of my own third year undergraduate module in Creative Writing, 2003-2010.

Tutor, lecturer, and convenor, of a Level A undergraduate module in Stylistics, 2000-2016

Tutor, lecturer, and later convenor, of a first year undergraduate module in English Studies (Language in Context), 1993-2004.

Academic Articles:

'Of Editors and the Old English Poetry of the Exeter Book: A Brief History of Progress,' in 'Lastworda Betst' Essays in Memory of Christine E. Fell, ed. by Carole Hough and Kathryn A. Lowe (Donington: Shaun Tyas, 2002), pp. 18-40.

'The Runic Riddles of the Exeter Book: Language Games and Anglo-Saxon Scholarship', Nottingham Medieval Studies XXXIX (1995), 26-36.


MA in Creative Writing (Distinction), 2007.

PhD in Linguistic Analysis of Anglo-Saxon Poetry, 2001.

MA in Anglo-Saxon Studies (Distinction), 1995;

BA in English Studies (First Class), 1993;

Entered the University of Nottingham as a mature student in 1990.

Clifton Hall Girls’ Grammar School, 1965-1972, 8 O’ Levels, 3 ‘A’ levels (English Literature, Art, Geography).
© Roberta Dewa 2016.