Douglas Kerr

Douglas Kerr retired in 2017 as Professor of English at the University of Hong Kong, where he had also served as Dean of the Faculty of Arts 2014-15. He is currently Honorary Research Fellow of Birkbeck College, University of London. His major publications are Wilfred Owen's Voices (Clarendon Press 1993), George Orwell (Writers and their Work series, 2003), A Century of Travels in China, co-edited with Julia Kuehn (Hong Kong UP, 2007), Eastern Figures: Orient and Empire in British Writing (Hong Kong UP, 2008), and Conan Doyle: Writing, Profession and Practice (Oxford UP, 2015). His main current research interests are in George Orwell, and Arthur Conan Doyle, and he is General Editor of the Edinburgh UP Edition of the Works of Arthur Conan Doyle.