Institute Staff

Academic Staff 

Dr Godela Weiss-Sussex

Acting Director of the Institute of Modern Languages Research
Reader (Modern German Literature)



Dr Joseph Ford

Lecturer in French Studies

Dr María Soledad Montañez

Research Fellow
(Community Engagement)

Dr Katia Pizzi

Senior Lecturer (Italian Studies)
On leave of absence

Professor Gill Rye

Professor Emerita

Dr Naomi Wells

Early Career Researcher (Italian and Spanish with
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)