Christopher Mulvey is Emeritus Professor of English at the University of Winchester. A graduate of Magdalen College, Oxford, he received a PhD from Columbia University. He taught in the United States from 1963 to 1978. He is Managing Editor of Winchester University Press and a trustee of the English Project, a registered charity that aims to open a permanent English Language Museum in Winchester.
Christopher has a son, Julian, who is a senior partner in a political consultancy in Washington and a daughter, Antonia, who is a human-rights lawyer in Nairobi. He is the grandfather of Dalva, Chiara, Lucy and Anabelle.