Institute Staff

Academic Staff 

Professor Catherine Davies

Director of the Institute of Modern Languages Research







Dr Matthew Coneys

Post-Doctoral Research Fellow (Romance Languages)


Dr Stephan Ehrig

Post-Doc Fellow in Modern Languages (Germanic/Central European)


Dr Dominic Glynn

Lecturer (French)



Dr Claire Launchbury

Post-Doctoral Research Fellow in City Studies and Modern Languages


Dr Katia Pizzi

Senior Lecturer in Italian Studies



Professor Gill Rye

Professor Emerita

Dr Juliette Scott

Researcher in Legal Translation Studies



Dr Godela Weiss-Sussex

Reader in Modern German Literature


Dr Naomi Wells

Post-Doctoral Research Associate (Translingual Communities, European Languages and Digital Humanities)





Administrative Staff 

Ms Cathy Collins

Institute/Events Administrator

Ms Jane Lewin

IMLR Trusts Administrator/Events Manager


Library and Archive Staff 

Ms Andrea Meyer Ludowisy

Research Librarian (West European Languages)

Dr Clare George

Miller Archivist