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Research interests

Rosalyn Sklar's research is in the field of the history of medicine (with particular reference to the early modern period), Shakespeare's work, life, times and legacy, heritage and memory, and museum and heritage studies. Rosalyn's PhD, 'Healing Women: Early modern women as healers in their own texts, practices and representations' examines the female medical practitioners of 17th-century rural Warwickshire within the context of women's expression of the body, health and healing during the period.

Rosalyn has over 16 years' experience in the museum, archive and library sector.

Education/Academic qualification

Master, Museum Studies, University of Leicester


Award Date: 6 Jun 2009

Master, The Social History of Medicine, University of Warwick


Award Date: 1 Jun 2006

External positions

Research Officer

Sept 2022Jul 2023

Curator & Acting Head of Collections

Jun 2010Sept 2023

Curatorial Assistant, Royal Shakespeare Company

Aug 2009Jun 2019

Associate Curator of Medicine

Feb 2009May 2009

Various collections roles

Oct 2007Aug 2009


  • H Social Sciences (General)
  • HV Social pathology. Social and public welfare


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