About

Andrew Dean is a Junior Research Fellow at the Institute of Advanced Studies at University College London. He completed his doctorate in English literature at the University of Oxford. His research has focused on (1) post-Second World War metafiction, and (2) comedy. For a list of publications and conference presentations, see Research.

Andrew is the author of the bestselling 2015 book, Ruth, Roger and Me: Debts and Legacies (Bridget Williams Books). The work examines the lives and experiences of those brought up in the wake of New Zealand’s economic reforms of the 1980s and 1990s, and features interviews with major figures from the period. Details and further writing are collected under Writing, media appearances and reviews under Media.