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Jonathan Ford

Senior Teaching Fellow

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Dr Jon Ford is Senior Teaching Fellow in the Department of Literature at XJTLU. Jon gained his PhD in English Literature on a comparative study of the early writings of Robert Southey and Percy Shelley at the University of Nottingham. Jon has been at XJTLU since 2013 and was previously Deputy Director of the Language Centre. His areas of interest include Romantic-period literature and the history of Shakespeare in China.

Research interests

Global Shakespeare

Travel writing

Romantic-period literature

Content and language integrated learning


Year 1 Coordinator, School of Humanities and Social Sciences, 2020-present

Exams Officer, Department of Literature, 2020-present


ENG004 Thinking Shakespeare

HSS001 Explore Humanities and Social Sciences

LNG002 Introduction to English Studies

LIT101 Introduction to Literary Studies

LIT204 Jane Austen

Awards and honours

Bond-Byron PhD Scholarship, University of Nottingham

Education/Academic qualification

PhD, University of Nottingham

MA (Distinction), University of Birmingham

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