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JNR Editorial Team


Dr Patrick Hart (General Editor), Bilkent University, Ankara. Patrick is an Assistant Professor in the Department of English Language and Literature at Bilkent University in Turkey, where he teaches Medieval and Renaissance literature and twentieth-century poetry.  He has published on late medieval and renaissance literature, and is currently working on a monograph on the Petrarchan mode in England and Scotland. Patrick is also interested in contemporary Italian literature and culture, and his translation of Elsa Morante’s poetry was published in 2008 by Transference.

Dr Elizabeth Elliott (Associate Editor), University of Aberdeen. Elizabeth is lecturer in English at the University of Aberdeen. A former Leverhulme Early Career Fellow, she holds degrees from Edinburgh and York, and her research focuses on late medieval and early modern literature, with particular interests in memory and life-writing, authorship, medieval literary theory, and the politics of vernacular writing. Her first book, Remembering Boethius: Writing Aristocratic Identity in Late-Medieval French and English Literatureswas published by Ashgate in December 2012. She joined the JNR editorial team in June 2011.


Dr Lynsey McCulloch (Associate Editor), Coventry University. Lynsey is a Senior Lecturer in English Literature and an associate member of Coventry University’s Centre for Dance Research (C-DaRE). Her research focuses on the relationships that literature forms (and performs) with other media – art, design, music and dance. Her first book, Reinventing the Renaissance: Shakespeare and his Contemporaries in Adaptation and Performance (co-edited with Sarah Annes Brown and Robert I. Lublin), was published by Palgrave Macmillan in 2013. She is currently editing The Oxford Handbook of Shakespeare and Dance (forthcoming from OUP) with Brandon Shaw.

Dr Marco Barducci (Reviews Editor).  A former member of the Institute for Advanced Study (Princeton NJ), in 2016/17 Marco will take up the position of Senior Research Fellow at St Hild & St Bede College (Durham University). He previously taught and researched at the University of Florence (2007 to 2012), and held fellowships at the Folger Shakespeare Library, and the Luigi Firpo Foundation. Marco’s research focuses on the exchange and reception of political ideas between England and the Continent from the late sixteenth to the early eighteenth century. His latest monograph, Hugo Grotius and the Century of Revolution, 1613-1718. Transnational reception in English political thought is forthcoming from Oxford University Press in 2017.

Lucy R Hinnie (Assistant Editor), University of Edinburgh. Lucy is a part-time PhD student at the University of Edinburgh and holds an M.Phil (Research) in Scottish Literature from the University of Glasgow. Her research interests focus on the discourse of legitimized desire, female representation and secular love in the late medieval and early modern period. Her 2012 M.Phil thesis offered an historicist reading of Gavin Douglas’ fourth prologue to his Eneados while her current research examines the Scottish response to the querelle des femmes, specifically in verse miscellanies such as the sixteenth-century Maitland Quarto and Bannatyne Manuscript.

Sutherland-Zoe-photoZoë Sutherland (Assistant Editor, Polaris), University of St Andrews. Zoë is an AHRC-funded Ph.D. student in the School of English at the University of St Andrews. She works on poetic making, justice and shared political action in the dramatic works of the seventeenth century dramatist Ben Jonson, focusing on the interconnections between legal philosophy and imaginative literature, and the implications of such work for questions of freedom and equality in International Human Rights Law.