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Past Staff Members

Rachel Corke | Research Strategy and Programme Manager, 2013 - 2016


Rachel Corke has recently taken up the post of Pre-Award Analyst in the Office of Sponsored Research (OSR) at the
The Petroleum Institute, Abu Dhabi. Rachel was the Research Strategy and Programme Manager for the Institute, supporting the development and integration of IAS activities across the University to reflect both internal and external research policy. Moving from a Research Contracts team for a clinical trials unit in the Pharmaceutical sector, Rachel joined the University of Warwick in 2004 as part of Research Support Services to work with a number of academic departments across the University, assisting with their research funding activity. In 2006 she took up an appointment in the School of Engineering as their Research Development Officer, focusing on the development of large external funding applications. She brings considerable experience of the research funding environment and challenges faced by early career researchers to her role in the IAS, having joined the team in 2013.

Dr Charlotte Mathieson | Project fellow for the ACE programme, 2012 - 2015


Dr Mathieson has recently taken up Lectureship at the University of Surrey. Prior to this she held a Teaching Fellowship at Newcastle University. Charlotte joined the IAS in October 2012 as a Research Fellow to work on a number of IAS projects while developing her research and teaching profile. She previously completed a PhD in the Department of English and Comparative Literary Studies. She led the Academic Careers and Employability Programme for early career researchers at Warwick, supporting the Early Career and Global Research Fellows at the Institute until September 2015. Her full profile of early career researcher work is updated regularly on her website. Her research is on travel and mobility in Victorian literature, focusing on novels of the 1840s-60s with an interest in the intersections of gender, space and mobility, and related issues of nation, empire and globality; her book Mobility in the Victorian Novel: Placing the Nation is published by Palgrave Macmillan in September 2015.

Dr Naomi Pullin | Project fellow for the Exchanges Journal, 2014 - 2015

Naomi Pullin

Naomi Pullin is now a Teaching Fellow in the Department of History at Warwick. Previously she was Senior Editor of Exchanges: the Warwick Research Journal and held an Associate Fellowship with the Department of History at the University of Warwick. She is also an Associate Fellow at the University of Oxford, where she works as the part-time co-ordinator for the History Faculty’s Centre for Gender, Identity and Subjectivity and the TORCH research programme Women in the Humanities. She holds a PhD in History from the University of Warwick and is currently adapting her thesis for monograph publication with the working title: ‘Female Friends and the Early Quaker Community: Gender and Identity in the Atlantic Age, 1650-1750’. She has won competitive funding awards for her research, including a three year Chancellor’s Scholarship from Warwick University and research grants from the Andrew Mellon Foundation, RHS, EHS and Newberry Center for Renaissance Studies.