Headshot8Principal Investigator:

Ria Cheyne is an academic specialising in genre fiction and disability studies, based at Liverpool Hope University.  She has published on disability and romance in the Journal of Literary & Cultural Disability Studies and the Cambridge Companion to Literature and Disability (forthcoming). You can find out more about her work at or follow her on Twitter @riacheyne.


15622404_10100755689945314_7033249011713674420_nResearch Assistant:

Suzie Angus recently completed a MA in Disability Studies at Liverpool Hope University.  Her dissertation focused on the representation of disability in George R.R. Martin’s A Game of Thrones.  In addition to working on the Disability and Romance Project (including creating images and logo design) she is a pet portrait artist. You can find out more about her work on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook.