Institute Staff

Academic Staff 

Professor Catherine Davies

Director of the Institute of Modern Languages Research



Dr María Soledad Montañez

Research Fellow (Community Engagement)

Dr Katia Pizzi

Senior Lecturer (Italian Studies)

Professor Gill Rye

Professor Emerita

Dr Godela Weiss-Sussex

Reader (Modern German Literature)

Dr Naomi Wells

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



Administrative Staff 

Ms Cathy Collins

Institute Manager

Ms Jane Lewin

IMLR Trusts Administrator/Events Manager

Elizabeth DearnleyDr Elizabeth Dearnley

Events and Research Projects Officer

Ms Jenny Stubbs

Events Co-Ordinator

Library and Archive Staff 

Ms Andrea Meyer Ludowisy

Research Librarian (West European Languages)

Dr Clare George

Miller Archivist (Research Centre for German & Austrian Exile Studies)