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Senior Lecturer in English, University of Dundee

Dr Cook is the Head of English and Associate Director of The Centre for Scottish Culture at the University of Dundee. He specializes in 18th- and 19th-century literature, book history, authorship and adaptation, the history of the novel, the Gothic, and Scottish and Irish writing more broadly. Authors of specific interest include Jonathan Swift, Alexander Pope, Henry Fielding, Tobias Smollett, Laurence Sterne, Thomas Chatterton, Robert Burns, Wordsworth, Byron, Jane Austen, Mary Shelley, and Walter Scott.

Experience

  • 2016–present
    Senior Lecturer in English, University of Dundee
  • 2012–2016
    Lecturer in English, University of Dundee
  • 2011–2012
    Visiting Assistant Professor, University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • 2009–2011
    Leverhulme Early Career Research Fellow, University of Bristol
  • 2008–2009
    Research Fellow, Cambridge Edition of the Works of Jonathan Swift

Education

  • 2008 
    University of Cambridge, PhD in English