Megan Henesy

Dr Megan Henesy

  • mhenesy at bournemouth dot ac dot uk
  • Lecturer In Media, Culture and Communication
  • Weymouth House W322, Talbot Campus, Fern Barrow, Poole, BH12 5BB
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Journal Articles


  • Henesy, M., 2015. Tracy and The Sand-Man: The Uncanny in Kate Atkinson’s Started Early, Took my Dog. In: Illusions in Contemporary Women‘s Writing: Secrets, Lies and Deceptions 9-10 April 2015 De Montfort University, Leicester.
  • Henesy, M., 2013. Home Invasions in The Accidental and There But For The. In: Ali Smith and C21 Fiction 7 September 2013 Royal Holloway, University of London.
  • Henesy, M., 2013. 'Ghost Alzheimer’s’ in Ali Smith’s Hotel World and Hilary Mantel’s Beyond Black. In: International Conference on Narrative 27-29 June 2013 Manchester Metropolitan University.


  • Henesy, M., 2017. Novels of Precarity: Neoliberal Counternarratives in Contemporary British Women's Writing. PhD Thesis. University of Southampton.

Profile of Teaching PG

  • MAMC Dissertation
  • Research Methods in Media and Communication
  • MAMC Major Project

Profile of Teaching UG

  • Academic and Writing Skills
  • Language Matters
  • Media and Marketing Research
  • BACOM Dissertation
  • Adaptation

External Responsibilities

Journal Reviewing/Refereeing

  • Participations: journal of audience and reception studies, Anonymous peer review, 06 Jan 2018

Conference Presentations

  • A New ‘Feminist’ Novel? Popular Narratives and the Pleasures of Reading, ). ‘A Place of Women’: Herstory and Female Agency in Kiran Millwood Hargrave’s The Mercies, 28 Mar 2020, London
  • 2018 Society of Legal Scholars (SLS) Annual Conference: ‘Law in troubled times’, Framing Mother: The Media and Criminal Justice Trials., 04 Sep 2018, Queen Mary University of London Law School, London


  • PhD in English Literature (University of Southampton, 2017)
  • MA in Classical Studies (Open University, 2011)