Short CV/Education and training

  • Since 2017
    Professor of English, University of Glasgow, and (since 2020), Director, Arts Lab, University of Glasgow

  • 2016 – 2017
    Deputy Associate Principal (Research), University of Strathclyde

  • 2011 – 2017
    Professor of English, University of Strathclyde

  • 2007 – 2011
    Senior Lecturer in English, University of Strathclyde

  • 2002 – 2007
    Lecturer and (from 2006) Senior Lecturer in English, Cardiff University

  • 1999 – 2002
    Lecturer in English, University of Liverpool

  • 1995 – 1999
    PhD study, University of Birmingham

  • 1992 – 1995
    BA Hons (First class) in English, University of Birmingham

Selected publications


  • Faye Hammill and Mark Hussey, Modernism's Print Cultures. Bloomsbury, 2016.

  • Faye Hammill and Michelle Smith, Magazines, Travel and Middlebrow Culture: Canadian Periodicals 1925-1960. Liverpool UP, 2015.

  • Faye Hammill, Sophistication: A Literary and Cultural History. Liverpool UP, 2010.

  • Faye Hammill, Women, Celebrity and Literary Culture Between the Wars. U of Texas P, 2007.

  • Faye Hammill, Canadian Literature. Edinburgh UP, 2007.

  • Faye Hammill, Literary Culture and Female Authorship in Canada. Rodopi, 2003.

Complete list of publications

Selected projects

  • Ocean Liners and Modern Literature (current).

  • British Academy (BA) Mid-Career Fellowship: "Noël Coward, Print Culture and Popularity" (2015)

  • AHRC Research Grant: "Magazines, Travel and Middlebrow Culture in Canada 1925-1960." (2011)

  • AHRC Research Networks award: "Middlebrow: A Transatlantic Interdisciplinary Research Network." (2008)

Membership in scientific bodies/juries

  • Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh

  • Royal Society of Edinburgh Young Academy of Scotland (emeritus)

  • Carnegie Trust: PhD panel.

Media coverage

  • Blogpost for (July 2020)

  • Blogpost for Anthem Press: "Middlebrow: Feelings and Fury" (6.8.18)

  • Persephone Books: choice for "Persephone Favourites" online (July 2017)

  • Research Fortnight magazine: interview for the "Top PI" column (Aug 2013)

  • Globe & Mail (Toronto): comments for "Are Canadian Writers Canadian Enough?" (29.10.11)

  • BBC Radio 4, Woman's Hour (30.4.10): interview about my book Sophistication

  • Newstalk 106-108FM, Dublin (4.5.10): interview about Sophistication

  • The New interview for "The Book Bench: Ask an Academic" on Sophistication (1.6.10)

  • Globe & Mail: interview for "What is sophistication?" by Ryan Bigge (published 12.6.10)

  • Elle Canada: comments for a feature on 1920s retro (published January 2008)

  • Regular reviewer for Times Literary Supplement


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