Sarah Jones is a second-year DPhil student in French at Oriel College, University of Oxford. Funded by the Clore Duffield foundation, her DPhil explores depictions of doctors, patients, and medicine in French literature, popular culture, philosophy, and scientific and medical treatises from Stendhal to Zola. She completed a BA in French and History and an MA in French Literature and Culture at King’s College London, the latter of which was supported by the King’s College London Sévigné Studentship. She is a college lecturer in French at Oriel College, co-coordinator of the Oxford Early Career Academic Outreach Network and is the outgoing Treasurer of the Medieval and Modern Languages Graduate Network Committee.
Alison Moulds is a third-year DPhil English Literature student at St Anne’s College, University of Oxford. Working as part of the AHRC-funded project Constructing Scientific Communities, she is researching the construction of the doctor-patient relationship and the formation of professional identity in nineteenth-century medical writing, including fiction by doctors, in Britain and colonial India. She previously undertook her MA Victorian Studies part-time at Birkbeck College, University of London while working full-time in health policy and public affairs. She held positions at the Royal College of Surgeons of England and at the Parliamentary and Health Service Ombudsman. She is Peer Review Editor for the Victorian Network journal and outgoing President of the English Graduates at Oxford Committee.