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- Mills, R., 2023. From Monaco to Mycenae: Europe in the English Golden Age of Detective Fiction. Studies in Crime Writing, 4.
- Mills, R., 2020. “A Pleasure of that Too Intense kind”: Women’s Desires and Identity in Stella Gibbons’s Gothic London. Studies in Gothic Fiction, 6 (2), 4-15.
- Mills, R., 2019. “I Always Did Hate Watering-Places”: Tourism and Carnival in Agatha Christie’s and Dorothy L. Sayers’s Seaside Novels. Clues: a journal of detection, 37 (2), 83-93.
- Mills, R., 2015. ‘Stop All the Clocks: Elegy and Uncanny Technology'. Revenant: Critical and Creative Studies of the Supernatural, 1 (1), 35-57.
- Mills, R., 2015. The Elegiac Tradition and the Imagined Geography of the Sea and the Shore. INTERDISCIPLINARY LITERARY STUDIES, 17 (4), 493-516.
- Mills, R., 2013. “A Knossos of Coincidence”: Elegy and the “Chance of Space” in the Urban Geographies of Birthday Letters. The Ted Hughes Society Journal, 3 (1), 8-18.
- Mills, R. and McInnes, A., 2022. "An Elaborate Cover”: Staging Identities at School and Abroad in Robin Stevens’s Murder Mysteries. In: Russell, D., ed. Containing Childhood: Space and Identity in Children’s Literature. University Press of Mississippi.
- Mills, R., 2022. The Middlebrow Woman Detective Author. In: Bernthal, J.C. and Evans, M.A., eds. The Bloomsbury Handbook to Agatha Christie. Bloomsbury Academic.
- Mills, R., 2020. Victims. The Routledge Companion to Crime Fiction. 149-158.
- Mills, R., 2019. Detecting the Blitz: Trauma and Memory in Christie’s Post-War Writings. In: Bernthal, J.C., ed. Agatha Christie Goes to War. Routledge.
- Mills, R., 2016. 'England’s Pockets: Objects of Anxiety in Agatha Christie’s Post-War Novels'. In: Bernthal, J.C., ed. The Ageless Agatha Christie: Essays on the Mysteries and the Legacy. McFarland & Co., 29-44.
- Bright, B. and Mills, R., 2016. The revelations of the corpse: Interpreting the body in the golden age detective novel. New Perspectives on Detective Fiction: Mystery Magnified. 32-51.
Profile of Teaching PG
- Markets and Audiences (MA in English and Literary Media)
- Culture and Controversy (MA in English and Literary Media) guest lecture: "Teenage Kicks: Sex, Queerness, and Young Adult Cultures"
- Narrating Identities (MA in English and Literary Media)
- Dissertation supervision (MA in Media and Communication)
- Dissertation supervision (MA in English and Literary Media)
Profile of Teaching UG
- Celebrity Culture (BA Communication and Media, Level 6 option)
- Crime and Terror (BA English, Level 6 option)
- Narrative Structures (BA English and BA Communication and Media, Level 5)
- Children's Literature (BA English, Level 5)
- Media: Messages and Meanings (BA English and BA Communication and Media, Level 5) guest lecture: Villains & Victims: Crime and Gender in Media and Culture
- Adaptation (BA English and BA Communication and Media, Level 4 ) guest lecture: Adapting Fictions and Fantasies: The Case of Agatha Christie
- Dissertation supervision (BA in Communication and Media)
- Forms and Contexts (BA in English level 4)
- Gender and Sexuality (BA in English, level 5)
- Deputy Head of Centre and Seminar Convenor, Narrative, Culture and Community Research Group. https://www.bournemouth.ac.uk/research/centres-institutes/narrative-culture-community-research-centre
- Clues: a journal of detection, Anonymous peer review, 01 Apr 2021
Public Engagement & Outreach Activities
- Art, Artefacts and Curios in Victorian Gothic Stories (Russell-Cotes Museum and Art Gallery, November 2022) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JMFXc-iMZSA&t=3s (09 Nov 2022)
- Hardy and Gothic Wessex, A Map is Not all the Plot': Unhomely Houses and Liminal Landscapes in Gladys Mitchell's Awkward Gothic Wessex, 28 Oct 2022, Dorchester / Virtual
- Agatha Christie: Investigating the Queen of Crime, Agatha Christie Goes to War (keynote given with J.C. Bernthal), 05 Sep 2019, Solent University, Southampton
- The Ninth International Graphic Novel and Comics Conference 2018, Figuring Fictions And Fractures: Trauma, Memory, And The Mystery Of Agatha Christie, 27 Jun 2018, Bournemouth University
- Captivating Criminality 4: Detection, Public and Private, Past and Present, ‘“Los Angeles is too big”’: Foggy cartographies in Dorothy B. Hughes’s In a Lonely Place (1947), 29 Jun 2017, Bath Spa University, Corsham Court
- Agatha Christie: A Reappraisal, ‘Detecting the Blitz: Trauma and Amnesia in Agatha Christie’s Post-War Novels’, 19 Jun 2017, Lucy Cavendish College, Cambridge University
- Writing and presenting for non-academic audiences (RKEO 'Pathways to Impact' workshop), 12 Jul 2018
- PhD in English Literature (University of Exeter, 2014)
- MA in Twentieth-Century Literary Studies (Durham University, 2010)
- MA in English Philology (University of Helsinki, Finland, 2009)
- BA in English Philology with British and Irish Studies (University of Helsinki, Finland, 2008)
External Media and Press
- Grand Tours and Great Escapes in the Early Chalet School Books, Daisy May Johnson author website, 26 May 2022. https://didyoueverstoptothink.com/2022/05/26/guest-post-rebecca-mills-on-grand-tours-and-great-escapes-in-the-early-chalet-school-books/
- 95th Anniversary, Agatha Christie Disappears For 11 Days, The Flipside episode 7,Archaeology Podcast Network, 01 Jan 2021. https://www.archaeologypodcastnetwork.com/flipside