CATHERINE BAKER is Lecturer in 20th Century
History. She previously worked as a researcher on the Languages at War
project at the University of Southampton and as Teaching Fellow in
Nationalism and Ethnic Conflict at the UCL School of Slavonic and
East European Studies.
Catherine has parallel interests in media,
culture and nationalism and in international intervention. Her book
the Borderland: Popular Music, War and Nationalism in Croatia since
1991 (Ashgate, 2010), based on her doctoral research, was
awarded the George Blazyca Prize for 2010 by the British
Association for Slavonic and East European Studies. She is the
co-author, with Michael Kelly, of Interpreting
the Peace: Peace Operations, Conflict and Language in
Bosnia-Herzegovina, published by Palgrave Macmillan in
2013. She is currently working on an introductory text covering the
Yugoslav wars of the 1990s.
Catherine has keen interests in research
staff development and in workplace diversity. She has recently
completed a term on the AHRC Research Careers and Training Advisory
Group and is the acting chair of the LGBT Staff Network at the
University of Hull.
Catherine offers the following modules:
- Nations and Nationalism in the
- Music, Politics and Violence
- Ethnic Politics, War and Revolution: the
Case of Yugoslavia
- Themes in Military History
Catherine also contributes to two
undergraduate team-taught modules, Representing the Past in Film
and The Making of the Contemporary World.