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Professor Andrew McRae



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Andrew McRae is Professor of Renaissance Studies in the Department of English; and Dean of Postgraduate Research and the Exeter Doctoral College.

His publications include: God Speed the Plough: The Representation of Agrarian England, 1500-1660 (Cambridge, 1996); Literature, Satire and the Early Stuart State (Cambridge, 2004); Literature and Domestic Travel in Early Modern England (Cambridge, 2009); and (as co-editor) ‘Early Stuart Libels: an edition of poetry from manuscript sources'. He was the Principal Investigator for the AHRC-funded ‘Stuart Successions Project’ and 'The Poly-Olbion Project', and led the development of the Stuarts Online. In 2019 he has co-directed Places of Poetry, a community arts project for England and Wales.

Professor McRae is a Principal Fellow of the Higher Education Academy, and a Strategic Reviewer for the Arts and Humanities Research Council. He maintains 'A Head of Department's Blog' and tweets @McRaeAndrew.

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