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Jessica Dalton PhD
Jessica taught History at St Andrews University where she also graduated with a PhD in History and taught undergraduates. She is a published professional historian, an engaging speaker and a highly experienced tutor in History, History of Art and academic writing skills.
Andy Wimbush PhD AFHEA
Andy holds a BA and a PhD from the University of Cambridge, where he has taught courses on nineteenth-century, twentieth-century, and contemporary literature, close reading, film studies, and moral philosophy. He is a published author and has taught courses for adults in continuing education since 2015.
Lola Salem PhD
Lola is a tutor for undergraduate students at the University of Oxford where she carries out a DPhil (PhD) in Music. Trained as a professional singer (Maîtrise de Radio France), she has pursued musical theory and practice throughout her higher education.
Martin Stephen PhD
Martin edited the classic anthology of World War 1 poetry, Never Such Innocence, and is the author of Poetry and Myths of the Great War - How Poets Changed Our Perception of History. He is the former High Master of St Paul's School, London. He is the author of 24 books, including five historical crime thrillers.
James Mumford PhD
James graduated with a double-first in English from Oxford University before becoming one of two Oxbridge students to receive a Henry Fellowship to Yale. After Yale he returned to Oxford studying Theology, Ethics and Political Philosophy at graduate level. His PhD was published by Oxford University Press.
Marco Liviero PhD
Marco has studied and taught at universities in Italy, England and Ireland. He has been teaching English since 2001 and has lectured extensively in the USA, Australia and Asia. In 2019 the President of Italy appointed him Cavaliere della Stella d'Italia for cultural merits.
Michael Jones PhD
Michael is a first-class graduate in English and a former Teaching Fellow in Modern and Contemporary Literature at the University of Sussex, where he convened an MA course on “Versions of Realism.” He has published criticism on literary realism's response to the event of climate change.
Feedback For Our Courses
"Keystone Inspires shows that even a pandemic can produce something good. For those of us who've spent so much time in front of a screen, here at last is an idea that stimulates the brain instead of satiating it. For the first time in my life it brings the challenge and excitement of a conversation at High Table to your dining table in your home. Keystone Inspires proves that learning about something new can be fun — and after all, it's what they've been doing with young people for years."Dr Martin Stephen (Former High Master of St Paul's School)
"Jessica was fantastic. I thought she was really engaging, inspiring and clearly knows her topic. By the end of the session people were chipping in when prompted and I really hope this develops each week into more and more discussion."Charlotte
"A really enthralling course by the brilliant Jules, bringing into sharp focus first Stoics, then Buddhists and then Taoists, done with a lightness of touch and really good pictures and slides that brought it all to life in a fun way. I had no idea how all these teachings in their different ways are so relevant to modern life - engaging and really well done."William Massey
"I had my first class and I was nervous but absolutely loved it! I am so excited to have an excuse to revisit Shakespeare."
"A delightful fascinating guide and tutor, selecting enthralling perspectives and most engaging. Hugely enjoyable and illuminating."Cilla Massey
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