Dr Aidan Byrne is acting course leader and Senior Lecturer in English and Media and Cultural Studies based at Wolverhampton City Campus. He has published on Welsh literature, masculinities and politics in Welsh Writing in English, Welsh and Irish modernisms and politicians’ novels. He is the Secretary of the Association of Welsh Writing in English, a member of the English Society, and has published in the International Journal of Welsh Writing in English, Poetry Wales, Planet, the Times Higher Education Supplement and has contributed to a range of radio documentaries and shows. He is also a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy. He contributes to CAEL's work in the areas of management, governance and the workforce, sharing his experience as a staff member of the University of Wolverhampton's Board of Governors.