Catherine is currently supervising a PhD in Creative Writing (novel) and an interdisciplinary PhD on law and literature from Dickens to Christie.
She welcomes PhD applications from students who are interested in the following areas: Gothic, nineteenth-century British and Irish writing, travel writing and illustration, Victorian melodrama, Bram Stoker, Conan Doyle, Lady Butler, postcolonial writing.
- Dr David Beck, Arthur Conan Doyle (2012)
- Dr Sara Williams, The Maternal Gaze in the Gothic (2011)
- Dr Laila Alharthi, Neo-Historical Fictions (2020)
- Dr Rachel Knighley, Creative Writing (2020)
-Dr Sabrya Albalawi, Brian Friel (2020)