Professor Heidi Thomson

Heidi Thomson teaches English Romantic Literature at Victoria University of Wellington.
She did her PhD under the supervision of the famous Keats scholar and editor, Jack Stillinger, at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
She has published widely on the lives and works of Thomas Gray, Maria Edgeworth, William Wordsworth, Samuel Taylor Coleridge, and John Keats.

Her book Coleridge and the Romantic Newspaper: The Morning Post and the Road to Dejection appeared in 2016.

A native speaker of Dutch and fluent in French, Heidi is also interested in multilingual and multicultural dimensions of Romanticism and poetry.

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