Scott, Francesca (Dr.)
Dr. Francesca Scott is AUC's Head of Studies Academic Core. Francesca Scott formerly taught Academic English at AUC and also served as a tutor. She received her BA in English and Classical Literature from the University of Leeds, and her MA in Pan-Romanticisms, as well as her PhD, The Fuzzy Theory and Women Writers in the Late Eighteenth Century, from the University of Warwick, where she was supervised by Professor Jacqueline Labbe. She has taught Romantic and Victorian Poetry, the Romantic Period Novel, Academic Writing, Professional Skills and Development, Communicating Science and Modes of Reading. Her research interests are in the field of medical humanities, specifically women’s health and the literary history of childbirth and midwifery. General research interests include women writers in the long eighteenth century and the wider relevance of eighteenth and nineteenth century scientific debates. Francesca also works in collaboration with the Women Writers in History COST Action on an international, interdisciplinary project called ‘The History of Midwifery Today’, alongside academics in the fields of literary studies, medicine and the history of medicine, and is a professional proofreader and editor. Forthcoming books include Picturing Women’s Health 1780-1914 (Pickering and Chatto, 2014), of which she is co-editor.