Dr Carolin Esser-Miles is Senior Lecturer in English Linguistics in the Department of English, Creative Writing and American Studies in the Faculty of Arts. From Sept. 2016, she is also Senior Lecturer in Forensic Linguistics in the Department of Applied Social Sciences in the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences.
She has designed and led the English Language programme for its first five years, was part of the team that created the first supplementary subject benchmark statement for English Language, and is currently leading the validation of two new BScs in English Linguistics and English Linguistics with Forensic Linguistics.
She is an active researcher in teaching innovation, has won the University Learning & Teaching Award, and in 2016 she was voted ‘Inspirational Lecturer of the Year’ at the Student-led Teaching Awards at Winchester.
2006 PhD Medieval Studies (University of York). Thesis: Naming the Divine: Old English designations for the Christian God in Old English poetry.
2001 MA Medieval English Literature and Historical Linguistics (1st) (Heinrich-Heine Universität, Düsseldorf)
Minors in German Linguistics and Modern English Literature