Dr. Marilyn Mallia is a senior lecturer in the Department of French, where she teaches courses on 19th century French literature, Women's literature, French language and French cinema.
After graduating with a B.Ed (Hons) in French and English and an MA French from the University of Malta, she pursued her doctoral studies at the University of Southampton. Her PhD on French writer George Sand's rewriting of the English Gothic Novel has received an international prize for best thesis by the international George Sand Association. She has published her research monograph with Classiques Garnier in 2018.
Her research interests include the representation of the female condition in 19th c. literature, especially in the works of female writer George Sand, Anglo-French literary exchanges, the literary and cinematic Gothic, and cinematic adaptations of literary texts.
Besides lecturing in the BA programme, Dr. Mallia also coordinates the Certificate in French language proficiency, Outreach events and manages the French Resource Centre, la Petite Auberge de France.