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Dr Flore Janssen

Early Career Research Fellow

1 October 2019 - 31 December 2020 

Flore Janssen’s research interests centre on women’s activist writing in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.


She completed her PhD on activist writers Clementina Black and Margaret Harkness at Birkbeck in 2018 and has since held a Wellcome ISSF fellowship to research late nineteenth-century rhetoric around poverty and public health. She co-edited Margaret Harkness: Writing Social Engagement 1880–1921 (MUP 2019) with Lisa C. Robertson. She is reviews editor of the Literary London Journal.