Megan Coyer

Last name

Dr Megan Coyer is a Lecturer in English Literature and Deputy Director of the Medical Humanities Research Centre at the University of Glasgow, where she convenes the Intercalated BSc in Medical Humanities. She specialises in nineteenth-century literature and medical culture, with a particular interest in the Scottish context. Her first monograph, Literature and Medicine in the Nineteenth-Century Periodical Press: Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine, 1817-1858, was published in 2017, and with Dr David Shuttleton, she edited Scottish Medicine and Literary Culture, 1726-1832 (2014). She is currently editing James Hogg’s Contributions to Fraser’s Magazine for Town and Country, as part of the Stirling/South Carolina Edition of the Collected Works of James Hogg. She recently became a mother and is interested in supporting parents in the workplace.

Areas of Interest
Languages and Literature
University of Glasgow
Key words
Medical Humanities; Nineteenth-Century Literature; Scottish Romanticism; Literature and Medicine; Periodical Press; Textual Editing

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Alice König is a Senior Lecturer in Classics at the University of St Andrews. She is involved in all aspects of higher education, from teaching and examining to research and outreach. A passionate Latinist, she works on the literature and culture of different communities within the Roman Empire, and was awarded a Leverhulme Research Fellowship in 2012 for a project on the Roman author and statesman Julius Frontinus.