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Dr Sparky Booker

School of History, Anthropology, Philosophy and Politics
Sparky Booker

Dr Sparky Booker

School of History, Anthropology, Philosophy and Politics

Dr Booker’s research focuses on the social and legal history of the English colony in late medieval Ireland. She has particular interests in identities and cultural exchange, urban history, and in the experiences of marginalised groups that have been underrepresented in histories of medieval Ireland. This includes the Irish inhabitants of the colony, women, and non-elites.

Research opportunities

Open to PhD applications in the field of

  • Law and society in English Ireland (c.1200-c.1540)
  • Medieval Irish towns
  • Women in Medieval Ireland

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