Dr Rebecca Styler - Associate Professor / Programme Leader
Dr Rebecca Styler is Associate Professor in English and teaches on the BA English, MA English, and MA Nineteenth Century Studies. She has supervised PhDs in nineteenth-century literature and culture, and in Gothic studies. Her main research focus and publications are in nineteenth-century literature, religion and gender, especially in Victorian women's writing.Academic Staff List Make an Enquiry
Welcome to MPhil/PhD English
How You Study
How you are assessed
Entry Requirements 2022-23
Research Areas, Projects and Topics
Research areas covered within the School include:
- 21st Century literature
- 18th to 19th Century literature
- Life writing
- Women’s writing 18th to 21st Centuries
- American literature 19th to 21st Centuries
- Early modern literature
- Gothic literature
- Postcolonial literature
- Medieval literature
How to Apply
To support your experience within the postgraduate research community, new students are encouraged to enrol in October, February or May.
In addition to meeting peers across the University who are starting their research programme at the same time, there is access to a central training programme designed around the first three months of study, and targeted support aligned to each stage of the postgraduate research journey. Alternative enrolment dates may be agreed with your supervisor on an individual basis.
Applicants with appropriate projects will be offered an interview with the programme leader and one or more subject specialists where they can discuss the details of their research proposal.
Career and Personal Development
A doctoral qualification may be regarded as the capstone of academic achievement and may mark the beginning of a career in academia or research.
Find out more about how postgraduate study can help further your career, develop your knowledge, or even prepare you to start your own business at one of our postgraduate events.Find out More
Research at Lincoln
Our research themes cover a unique set of areas, reflecting our role as a civic university and our aspirations to become thought leaders.
There are opportunities to get involved in exciting research projects by applying for a studentship.
Supporting your Research
Support is available across the University, offering a friendly, creative, and academically challenging research environment.