Professor Carol Tully  

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Professor Carol Tully
Pro Vice-Chancellor (Students)
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Bangor University

Professor Carol Tully is Pro-Vice Chancellor (Students) and Professor of German at Bangor University. She studied German and Spanish at Strathclyde and completed her doctorate at Queen Mary London. She has since established an international reputation as a scholar in the area of European cultural exchange in the nineteenth century with a primary focus in Germany and Spain. She has published a number of books, scholarly editions, translations and journal articles. She continues to be an active researcher and postgraduate supervisor and is the principle investigator on the AHRC-funded European Travellers to Wales project ( She was elected a Fellow of the Learned Society of Wales in 2016.

Professor Tully was Head of the School of Modern Languages and Cultures at Bangor for six years and also Deputy Head of the College of Arts and Humanities. She has been active in a number of subject associations, in particular as Welsh representative on the University Council for Modern Languages, and the founding Chair of the Steering Group for Routes into Languages Cymru. She has fulfilled a number of roles for the AHRC and is currently a member of the AHRC Modern Languages Advisory Board. She took up the role of Pro-Vice Chancellor (Students) in 2011 and currently has responsibility for a number of areas across the university including Student Services, Student Engagement, Halls of Residence, Sport, Library Facilities and Catering, as well as working closely with the university’s Property and Campus Services department on the development of teaching facilities and heritage buildings.


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Research Interests

German and Spanish literary relations in the 19th Century; German Romanticism; Intercultural relations in the nineteenth century (Germany/Spain/France/Great Britain; German Women's writing in the 19th Century; Travel Writing; Translation

Other academic activities

  • Fellow of the Learned Society of Wales
  • AHRC Modern Languages Advisory Panel Member
  • British Council Wales Advisory Panel Member