Dr Michèle Mendelssohn | University of Oxford

Dr Michèle Mendelssohn

Associate Professor in English Literature; Deputy Director, Rothermere American Institute; Fellow of Mansfield College


Dr Mendelssohn's research focuses on late 19th and early 20th century British and American literature, with a particular focus on transatlantic studies, international decadence, visual and material culture, race studies, and gender and sexuality studies.


  • Oscar Wilde
  • Henry James
  • Victorians
  • American literature
  • Decadence
  • Popular culture
  • Gender and sexuality

Media experience

Dr Mendelssohn has experience of working with UK and international media.


English, French, German