Sally ShuttleworthSally Ann Shuttleworth, FBA (born 5 September 1952) is a British academic specialising in Victorian literature. She is Professor of English Literature at the University of Oxford and a Professorial Fellow of St Anne's College, Oxford. From 2006 to 2011, she was Head of the Humanities Division, University of Oxford. From 2014-2019 she was a principle investigator on the Diseases of Modern Life project, a multidisciplinary research initiative exploring nineteenth century scientific and cultural ideas related to stress and information overload.
She was educated at the University of York (BA English Literature and Sociology 1974), and Darwin College, Cambridge (PhD English Literature 1980). She then lectured in English at Princeton University, the University of Leeds and the University of Sheffield. She has appeared on Woman's Hour.
On 16 July 2015, she was elected a Fellow of the British Academy (FBA).
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