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Professor Robert Hampson

Research Fellow

Robert Hampson was Professor of Modern Literature and is currently Professor Emeritus at Royal Holloway, University of London. He is an expert on Joseph Conrad: the author of three monographs on Conrad, two co-edited collections of essays and editor of several editions. He is Chair of the Joseph Conrad Society (UK).


He is currently working on Conrad, borders and transnationalism. He is also engaged in contemporary poetry as practitioner, editor and critic. He was long-listed for the Forward Prize and has co-edited volumes on contemporary British poetry, London poetry of the 1970s, Frank O’Hara, and Allen Fisher.