James Mussell

James Mussell is the Principal Investigator on Letterpress Printing: Past, Present, and Future.  He is Associate Professor of Victorian Literature and Director of the Centre for the Comparative History of Print at the University of Leeds. He is the author of Science, Time and Space in the Late Nineteenth-Century Periodical Press (Ashgate, 2007)  and The Nineteenth-Century Press in the Digital Age (Palgrave, 2012).  He is one of the editors of the Nineteenth-Century Serials Edition (2008), and two publications on W.T. Stead: W.T. Stead: Newspaper Revolutionary (British Library, 2012) and a special issue of 19: interdisciplinary studies in the long nineteenth century (2013).  In 2013-2015 he ran a research project, ‘Making Waves: Oliver Lodge and the Cultures of Science’  and is currently editing the resulting book.  He is also working on two further projects: a longstanding monograph, Whispers of Print, and an AHRC-funded Research Network ‘Letterpress Printing: Past, Present, Future’.