Robyn Pritzker

Intern

Robyn works on the Numbuko project focusing on accelerating and capturing the impact of the project, promoting the Numbuko app for teachers and tracking engagement with key research outputs.  Robyn is also a PhD candidate based in the Department of English working on late nineteenth century American women's literature, particularly the short fiction of Fanny Van de Grift Stevenson. The Gothic, uncanny, and ghostly aspects of American identity feature heavily in Robyn's research. She also works within book history and the digital humanities, tending towards the interdisciplinary in most endeavours. Robyn is a tutor in undergraduate English Literature, but has worked in classrooms with children aged 18 months to 12 years, and has been an editorial assistant for the Edinburgh University Press as well as a research assistant for projects funded by the British Academy and the Economic & Social Research Council.

Email: r.pritzker@ed.ac.uk

 

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Research Interests 
Digital humanities
Late nineteenth century American women's literature

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