is an Emeritus Professor of Cultural Studies at the University of East London.
Edinburgh University Press
Her books include Border Traffic
, The Dictionary of Feminist Theory
(the first edition of which was
named 'outstanding academic book of 1990' by Choice
), the best-selling Modern Feminisms
, Modernist Women and Visual Cultures: Virginia Woolf, Vanessa Bell, Photography and Cinema
Edinburgh University Press, 2002 and Rutgers University Press, 2003, Snapshots of Bloomsbury: the Private Lives of Virginia
Woolf and Vanessa Bell
, Rutgers University Press and the Tate, 2006, and editor of The Edinburgh Companion to Virginia
Woolf and the Arts
Edinburgh University Press, 2010. She was an editor of the Routledge Encyclopaedia
and has been a Distinguished Visiting Scholar and Professor at many universities including Massachusetts, San
Diego State, Stanford, Rutgers, Queen's Belfast, and Karachi.
She gave the Annual Virginia Woolf Birthday Lecture in
2002 and has given keynote and plenary papers in Brazil, Bulgaria, Egypt, Holland, Israel, Italy, Mexico, Norway, Poland,
Portugal, Slovenia, Spain, the US and elsewhere. She is currently researching Virginia Woolf and the arts, and writing
about the Polish artist Joanna Rajkowska.
Virginia Woolf and Vanessa Bell's photographs are described on YouTube: