Sarah Churchwell

Director of Public Engagement

Professor Sarah Churchwell is Chair of Public Understanding of the Humanities and Professor of American Literature at SAS.

She directs public engagement activity within the School including flagship initiatives such as the Being Human festival and the annual Living Literature series. A prominent advocate for literature and the humanities, Professor Churchwell appears regularly in the media and writes for both academic and non-academic audiences. She has been a Man Booker Prize judge and received the Eccles British Library Writer’s Award in 2015.