Prof Andrew Michael Roberts
Andrew Michael Roberts is Professor of Modern Literature in the School of Humanities at the University of Dundee, having previously lectured at the University of London. He teaches and researches in the fields of modernist and contemporary literature, especially innovative forms of poetry, literature and visual culture, cognitive and psychoanalytical approaches to literature and ecocriticism. He was project leader for the interdisciplinary research projects Poetry Beyond Text: Vision, Text and Cognition (2009 – 2011, with the University of Kent), The Effects of Form and Technique on Cognition, Aesthetic Response and Evaluation in Reading Poetry (2002-2003) and The Archive of Reading (2011, with the Scottish Poetry Library). His publications include: Conrad and Masculinity (Palgrave, 2000); Geoffrey Hill (Northcote House, 2004); Poetry and Contemporary Culture,with Jonathan Allison (Edinburgh University Press, 2001); 'Dim-conceived Glories of the Brain: On Ambiguity in Literature and Science' (with Lisa Otty), Culture, Theory and Critique, 54:1 (2013), 37-55. A book entitled Poetry & Ethics is forthcoming with Liverpool University Press.