Dr. Madeline Clements is a Senior Lecturer in English Studies at Teesside University and specialises in postcolonial and particularly Pakistani literature in English. Prior to joining Teesside in 2015, she worked as Assistant Professor in English at Forman Christian College, Lahore, Pakistan. She studied for her BA in English language and Literature at Christ Church, University of Oxford and for two MA degrees at the University of London. Her PhD on contemporary South Asian Muslim fiction, completed under the supervision of Professor Peter Morey at the University of East London, was awarded in 2014.
Madeline is the author of a monograph, Writing Islam from a South Asian Muslim Perspective: Rushdie, Hamid, Aslam, Shamsie (Palgrave, 2015). She is currently Co-Investigator for a QR Global Challenges Research Fund project entitled Women Writing South Asia: Pakistan Perspective. Her current research pertains to the literary and visual representation of Christian lives and identities in Pakistan from 1947 to the present.