Professor Jill Marsden

The University of Bolton’s specialist in English literature and philosophy, Dr Jill Marsden, has been promoted to the position of Professor.

Jill said: “I am delighted to have been promoted to this position. I look forward to playing a significant role in supporting research in the University.”

Under Jill’s leadership, English and Creative Writing courses in the School of the Arts have ranked No.1 for Student Satisfaction in the North West in the Complete University Guide for four years in a row.

And the English and Creative Writing department was ranked second in the UK by The Guardian University Guide.

Professor Patrick McGhee, Chair of the Professorial and Research Committee, said: “Professor Marsden is, in many ways, the epitome of TIRI academic excellence.

“She is an internationally accomplished researcher who shares her abundant expertise with students to help them achieve their full potential.”

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