Professor Simon Horobin

Subject: English

Department: English Language and Literature

College appointment: Tutorial Fellow

Officer: Senior Dean of Arts


I came to Magdalen in 2006 from the University of Glasgow where I was Reader in English Language. I have held visiting professorships at the University of Connecticut, Harvard University and the Charles University, Prague.


I am responsible for undergraduate teaching in the English Language and Medieval Literature. I also teach on the MSt in English Language and the MSt/MPhil in English Literature 650-1550.

Research Interests

My research interests are in the history of the English Language, especially in the Medieval period.

Selected Publications