Anne Schwan

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A Professor in English and Head of Humanities & Culture at Edinburgh Napier University, Anne Schwan researches and teaches crime and punishment in literature and culture, nineteenth-century literature, and issues surrounding education and creativity in prisons. At Edinburgh Napier, she initiated an award-winning institutional partnership involving English Literature students and local prison reading projects.

Born in Saarland, Germany, she received her PhD in English from the University of London (Birkbeck) in 2005. In Scotland since 2007 with Edinburgh Napier, she was also a 2011 Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) Early Career Research Fellow and is Co-Investigator on an AHRC grant entitled 'The German Diaspora during World War I: Remembering Internment Camps in Britain and the Commonwealth' (2018).

Areas of Interest
Languages and Literature
Edinburgh Napier University
Key words
19th century literature, gender studies, literary & cultural theory, prison education, crime and punishment

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