Dr Roberta J Dewa: Academic CV


Educated at Clifton Hall Girls’ Grammar School, 1965-1972 gaining 8 ‘O’ Levels, 3 ‘A’ levels (English Literature, Art, Geography). Entered the University of Nottingham as a mature student in 1990.


BA in English Studies (First Class), 1993;

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

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

MA in Creative Writing (Distinction), 2007.

Academic Articles:

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

'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.

Teaching Experience:

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

In detail:

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

Tutor, lecturer, and later convenor, of a Level A undergraduate module in Stylistics, 2000-date.

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

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

© Roberta Dewa 2016.