Cristina Sandru

Dr Cristina Sandru has been working as managing editor for The Literary Encyclopedia ( for the past 12 years, where she coordinates the work of over 110 volume and area editors, manages subscriptions and administrative matters, and oversees the publication of all new content. She previously taught at Cardiff Metropolitan University, the universities of Northampton and Wales (Aberystwyth), the School of Slavonic and Eastern European Studies (University College London), and ‘Lucian Blaga’ University of Sibiu, Romania. 

She has published articles and reviews in Critique, Euresis, the New Makers of Modern Culture Routledge series and English, and has co-edited the volume of essays Rerouting the Postcolonial: New Directions for the New Millenium (Routledge 2009) and the special issue on Postcommunism/Postcolonialism for The Journal of Postcolonial Writing (May 2012), recently published as a book by Routledge (Postcolonial Perspectives on Postcommunism in Central and Eastern Europe). She is the author of Worlds Apart? A Postcolonial Reading of post-1945 East-Central European Culture (Cambridge Scholars, 2012) and contributed book chapters to Salman Rushdie and Visual Culture: Celebrating Impurity, Disrupting Borders (Routledge, 2012); What Postcolonial Theory Doesn’t Say (Routledge 2015); Postcolonial East-Central Europe: Essays on Literature and Culture (Brill, 2015). Her work has been translated into Polish and Romanian.

In addition, she is a Chartered Linguist and has been working as a Language Consultant, Assessor and Examiner for the Chartered Institute of Linguists in London, the FCO and MoD for the past 10 years. 

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