Researcher biography

Dr Walters obtained her doctorate from the University of Edinburgh, Scotland. Her monograph entitled Margaret Cavendish: Gender, Science and Politics was published by Cambridge University Press in 2014 (paperback 2017).  She is co-editor of Margaret Cavendish: An Interdisciplinary Perspective (Cambridge University Press, forthcoming) and is one of the joint editors of the Palgrave Encyclopedia of Early Modern Women's Writing. She has published articles on Cavendish, Shakespeare and early modern women in relation to science, philosophy, gender and political thought. Previously, Dr Walters was a postdoctoral research fellow at Ghent University in Belgium. She has also held academic positions in England, America, Belgium and Scotland. Between studies she worked in Tokyo, Japan. Recently, she was President of the International Margaret Cavendish Society.