About our staff
Dr Sarah Cockram
- Email: S.Cockram@ed.ac.uk
- William Robertson Wing, Old Medical School, Teviot Place, Edinburgh EH8 9AG
Affiliated research centres
Centre for Medieval & Renaissance Studies, Edinburgh Centre for Global History
Historical Animal Studies; Gender History; Renaissance Studies
Sarah Cockram specialises in gender history and historical animal studies. Sarah is the author of Isabella d'Este and Francesco Gonzaga: Power Sharing at the Italian Renaissance Court (Ashgate) and has recently published on Isabella d'Este's sartorial politics. Sarah’s recent research on interspecies interactions includes questions of animal emotion; animals of war; affection for companion dogs and cats; and the care of exotic animals (such as elephants, lions, cheetahs, rhinos, civets) at Renaissance courts.