Mr William Humphries

Lecturer in English Literature


BA English Language and Literature (Oxon., 2013); MSt English Literature (1550-1700) (Oxon., 2014); DPhil English Literature (Oxon., [completion, 2017])


Academic Background

2010-Present: Magdalen College, Oxford. Stipendiary lecturer at Christ Church from 2015.

Undergraduate Teaching


Research Interests

My doctoral thesis explores early modern writing about the shoreline. I approach this topic by reference to legal, political and literary developments around the turn of the sixteenth century, with particular emphasis on the writings of Richard Hakluyt, Edmund Spenser, William Shakespeare, and Michael Drayton.