Gabriel Schenk


Gabriel teaches literature at Signum University, specializing in cultural histories, Arthuriana, and the works of the Inklings. He also teaches at Signum Path.

Gabriel completed his D.Phil. at Pembroke College, Oxford, in 2014. His thesis analyses depictions of King Arthur, focusing on a period spanning the mid-nineteenth to mid-twentieth centuries when the figure of Arthur became increasingly protean and multifaceted.

He has taught in Uganda, Poland, Turkey, and across the UK. Outside academia, he has worked in the publishing industry and charity sector.

He is one of the founders and organizers of the Pembroke Tolkien Lecture on Fantasy Literature, and works for the Owen Barfield and the P.H. Newby literary estates.

More information can be found on his website,

Gabriel Schenk's endearing asymmetrical smile belies the razor sharp mind behind the man raised in the airs of Oxford.