Staff Profile

  • Sonya is currently chair of the Arts and Humanities Research Degree Board at UON and UCU Equalities Rep.

    She is a member of the Contemporary Women’s Writing Network and an Associate Editor of the Oxford journal Contemporary Women’s Writing.

    Sonya has supervised ten doctoral students to completion and is currently supervising nine PhD projects. She would welcome applications from international and home students especially in the areas of women’s writing, children’s literature, class and trauma.

  • Sonya is currently module leader for the following modules:

    • From the Fairy Tale to the Contemporary Child Hero (level 5)
    • Contemporary Women’s Writing (level 6)
    • Trauma Fiction (level 7)
    • Gender, Sexuality and Writing (level 7)
  • Sonya’s research specialisms are in contemporary women’s writing, especially the representation of gender, race and class; trauma narratives; and children’s and YA literature. She would welcome PhD students working in any of these areas.

  • For publications, projects, datasets, research interests and activities, view Sonya Andermahr’s research profile on Pure, the University of Northampton’s Research Explorer.

  • Sonya is the author of 8 books and numerous book chapters and journal articles. She is currently writing on experimental women’s writing and trauma and healing in YA fantasy literature and working on a project on working-class women’s writing. See her Pure entry for a list of recent publications.