Dr Rebecca Emmett

Dr Rebecca Emmett

Lecturer in History and Archival Practice

School of Humanities and Performing Arts (Faculty of Arts and Humanities)


PhD in Humanities (University of Plymouth) 2013
Dissertation: Networks of Print, Patronage and Religion in England and Scotland 1570-1604: The Career of Robert Waldegrave

MPhil in Early Modern History (University of Birmingham) 2010
Dissertation: Anglo-Scottish Succession Tracts in Late Elizabethan England

MA in Modern History (University of St Andrews) 2005/9

Professional membership

Fellow of the Higher Education Academy 

Elected member of the Bibliographical Society

Roles on external bodies

Convenor of the Book History Research Network

Teaching interests

The Tudor and Stuart Age

What is History?

Research interests

Publishing networks in sixteenth-century Europe

Digital humanities and their application to early modern studies
Archival practice and the archive management
Monarchical uses of, and appearances in, print media
Anglo-Scottish politics and cultural exchange
Politics and early modern drama
The role of stationers in the development of the early modern literary canon

Key publications are highlighted

Emmett RJ 0 'The Publishers and the Principal: The Forgotten Role of the Charteris Family in Early Modern Scotland' Publishing History