St Cross Honorary Fellow Professor Marina Warner has been made a Dame in the New Year Honours List 2015 for her services to higher education and literary scholarship.
Professor Warner, currently Professor of English and Creative Writing at Birkbeck, University of London, has previously held fellowships and visiting professorships at the Getty Institute for the Humanities; Erasmus University, Rotterdam; Trinity College, Cambridge; Princeton University, New York University, and All Souls College, Oxford, where she is a Fellow.
She said of the honour:
It is particularly pleasing to receive this public affirmation as I feel it’s a very good signal to all those working in the literary and scholarly sphere that our work is worthwhile, and is recognised.”
Tuesday 6 January 2015