Helen is currently a Teaching Fellow in the Department of English Studies at Durham University, specialising in Victorian Literature and Contemporary Poetry, and an Associate Lecturer at Glasgow School of Art and Camberwell College of Arts (UAL). 

Postgraduate teaching (Anglia Ruskin)

MA in English: Twentieth and Twenty First Century Fiction and Social Change, Associate Lecturer

Undergraduate teaching (University of Cambridge)

 BA English, Supervisor; Dissertation Supervisor

 Creative Writing teaching (York St John University)

BA English and Creative Writing, Writing to Order: Reviewing Literature, April 2020 and April 2021.

Creative Writing teaching (Poetry School, London)

 Summer term (May-July 2019), 'Space, time: constructing long poems and sequences’

 Tutor Academy (April 2019), ‘Beg, borrow, steal’: quotation, allusion, and intertextuality’ 



Ph.D. in Modern and Contemporary Literature 

Faculty of English & Trinity Hall, University of Cambridge

Dissertation: 'Generative economies: transactional maternal sacrifice in social realist fiction, 1853-1894​', fully funded by AHRC Doctoral Studentship, 2016-19



MPhil (Distinction) in Modern and Contemporary Literature

Faculty of English & Emmanuel College, University of Cambridge​



BA (Double First Class Honours) in English 

Emmanuel College, University of Cambridge​