Dr Mairi Power

  • Graduate Teaching Assistant (Academic Services)
  • Tutor (School of Modern Languages & Cultures)
  • PhD Student (Tutor) (Comparative Literature)
  • Tutor (School of Critical Studies)

email: Mairi.Power@glasgow.ac.uk
pronouns: She/her/hers

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Mairi joined the University of Glasgow as a staff member in 2018, and teaches on courses across Comparative Literature, English Literature, and Student Learning Development. She completed her MA(Hons), MLitt, and PhD at the University of Glasgow, within Comparative Literature and English Literature. Her PhD thesis explored technology and embodiment within Jennifer Egan’s fictionMairi is working on further projects relating to Jennifer Egan’s fiction and non-fiction.  

Mairi teaches on undergraduate literature courses across the School of Critical Studies and the School of Modern Languages and Cultures. She also teaches academic writing and study skills and offers one-to-one appointments with students wishing to discuss their writing within her role in Student Learning Development. 

Research interests

  • Contemporary Fiction
  • American Fiction
  • Postmodernism
  • Technology & Digitisation
  • Embodiment
  • Cognition
  • Female Authorship
  • Female Bodies
  • Textuality & the materiality of Fiction


  • The Novel and Narratology 
  • Heroic Men 
  • Heroic Women 
  • Intercultural Readings
  • Introduction to Literary Theory & Criticism