Fellow: Lumsden
Elected: 2023
Discipline: Language, Literature and History
Regius Professor Alison Lumsden
Regius Chair in English Literature, University of Aberdeen
Alison Lumsden is Regius Chair in English Literature at the University of Aberdeen. She has published extensively on Scottish literature and is Director of the Walter Scott Research Centre. She was a General Editor of the Edinburgh Edition of the Waverley Novels and is now leading work on an AHRC project The Edinburgh Edition of Walter Scott’s Poetry: Engaging New Audiences. She is Honorary Librarian at Abbotsford, Scott’s home in the Scottish Borders, and is on the board of the Abbotsford Trust.