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, forthcoming in Palgrave Macmillan’s
Languages at War series. She is currently planning a new project on
United Nations TV operations in Bosnia-Herzegovina.
Catherine has keen interests in research
staff development and in workplace diversity. She is a former
regional representative for the UK Research Staff Association and
served as communications officer of the LGBT Staff Network at the
University of Southampton.