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Kate McLoughlin

Professor of English Literature, University of Oxford

Kate McLoughlin is a Professor of English Literature at the University of Oxford and a Fellow of Harris Manchester College. She has published widely on war literature, including Veteran Poetics: British Literature in the Age of Mass Warfare (2018), Authoring War: The Literary Representation of War from the Iliad to Iraq (2011) and The Cambridge Companion to War Writing (2009). She is currently writing a literary history of silence funded by a Major Research Fellowship from the Leverhulme Trust.

Experience

  • 2016–present
    Professor of English Literature, University of Oxford
  • 2014–2016
    Associate Professor of English Literature, University of Oxford
  • 2013–2014
    Reader in English Literature, Birkbeck, University of London
  • 2012–2013
    Senior Lecturer in English Literature, Birkbeck, University of London
  • 2010–2012
    Lecturer in English Literature, Birkbeck, University of London
  • 2006–2010
    Lecturer in English Literature, University of Glasgow
  • 2010–2010
    Senior Lecturer in English Literature, University of Glasgow
  • 1999–2001
    Assistant Counsel, Office of the Parliamentary Counsel
  • 1994–1999
    Policy Lawyer, Government Legal Service

Education

  • 2004 
    University of Oxford, PhD / English Literature
  • 2002 
    University of Oxford, MSt / Research Methods in English (Modern Period)
  • 1994 
    Inns of Court School of Law, Vocational Course for the Bar
  • 1993 
    University of Cambridge, MPhil / Renaissance Literature
  • 1992 
    City University, London, Diploma in Law
  • 1991 
    University of Oxford, MA / English Language and Literature

Publications

  • 2019
    British Literature in Transition: 1960-1980 - Flower Power, editor
  • 2018
    Veteran Poetics: British Literature in the Age of Mass Warfare, 1790-2015, author
  • 2018
    The First World War: Literature, Culture, Modernity, co-editor
  • 2017
    Writing War, Writing Lives, co-editor
  • 2013
    The Modernist Party, editor
  • 2011
    Plums, author
  • 2011
    Authoring War: The Literary Representation of War from the Iliad to Iraq, author
  • 2009
    The Cambridge Companion to War Writing, editor
  • 2007
    Martha Gellhorn: The War Writer in the Field and in the Text, author
  • 2007
    Tove Jansson Rediscovered, co-editor

Grants and Contracts

  • 2019
    Major Research Fellowship
    Role:
    PI
    Funding Source:
    Leverhulme Trust
  • 2017
    Mellon-Sawyer Seminar Funding
    Role:
    CI
    Funding Source:
    Mellon Foundation
  • 2014
    Landmark Conference Funding
    Role:
    CI
    Funding Source:
    British Academy
  • 2013
    Mid-Career Fellowship
    Role:
    PI
    Funding Source:
    British Academy
  • 2002
    Doctoral Funding
    Role:
    Funding Source:
    Arts and Humanities Research Council
  • 1992
    Master's Funding
    Role:
    Funding Source:
    Arts and Humanities Research Board

Professional Memberships

  • WAR-Net