Professor Sir Jonathan Bate FBA

English Language and Literature

Elected 1999

Fellow type
UK Fellow
Year elected

Jonathan Bate has wide ranging research interests in Shakespeare, Romanticism, theatre history, the contribution of poetry to thinking about the wellbeing of both the human mind and the natural environment, and many other aspects of literary history.

Current post

Senior Research Fellow, Worcester College, University of Oxford; Foundation Professor of Environmental Humanities, Arizona State University

Past appointments

Worcester College University of Oxford Provost

2011 - 2019

University of Warwick Professor of Shakespeare and Renaissance Literature, University of Warwick

2003 - 2011

University of Liverpool Leverhulme Research Professor, University of Liverpool

1999 - 2003

University of Liverpool King Alfred Professor of English Literature, University of Liverpool

1991 - 2003

Trinity Hall, University of Cambridge Fellow

1985 - 1990

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