Dr Kate Smith
Research Fellow on the Leverhulme ‘East India Company at Home’ project
Office: 206, 24 Gordon Square
External phone: 020 7679 3621
Internal phone: 33621
Dr Kate Smith joined the Department in July 2012 as a Research Fellow on the Leverhulme funded project 'East India Company at Home 1757-1857', which is directed by Professor Margot Finn. She was previously a Research Fellow at the University of Warwick. After graduating in History from Cambridge, Kate went on to complete her MA by Research and PhD at the University of Warwick. She spent a year of her PhD studying in the Art History Department at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Kate returned to Wisconsin as the Charles Hummel Fellow at the Chipstone Foundation for the academic year 2010-11. Since 2011 Kate has worked as Research Fellow on The East India Company at Home, 1757-1857 project which is now based at University College London.
Kate is also currently writing a book manuscript based on her PhD dissertation, provsionally titled Material Goods: Perceiving Production in England, 1700-1830. The book explores how consumers perceived and valued production as an aspect of material culture in eighteenth- and early-nineteenth century Britain.
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