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Professor Catherine Bates

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Research Professor


Email: c dot t dot bates at warwick dot ac dot uk

 

About

Catherine Bates is Research Professor in the Department of English and Comparative Literary Studies. She was Junior Research Fellow at Balliol College, Oxford, and Fellow and Director of Studies in English at Peterhouse, Cambridge before moving to Warwick as a Research Fellow in 1995. She was appointed Senior Lecturer in 2001, Reader in 2004, and Professor in 2009. She served as Head of Department from 2009 to 2014. For academic year 2014/15 she held a Solmsen Fellowship at the Institute for Research in the Humanities at the University of Wisconsin, Madison.


For academic year 2017/18 she is Mellon Fellow at the Huntington.

 

Research interests

Literature and culture of the Renaissance period, especially courtly poetry of the sixteenth-century.

 

Selected publications

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Qualifications

  • BA; DPhil (Oxford)
  • JRF (Balliol College, Oxford)
  • Fellow and Director of Studies in English (Peterhouse, Cambridge)