Tutor in Art History at OUDCE and Fellow of Kellogg College
Cathy Oakes runs the History of Art programme for Oxford University’s Department of Continuing Education which enrols nearly a thousand students every year through its provision of weekly classes, day and weekend schools, summer schools, on-line courses and certificates and diplomas. She directs the Master of Studies programme in Literature and Arts, co-directs the Postgraduate Certificate in Historical Studies, and co-directs the D.Phil programme in architectural history. She is a medievalist specialising in Romanesque art and architecture, and the interrelation of word and image in western medieval culture. Her publications have included work on French and English Romanesque subjects, and articles which have emerged from her research on Marian iconography.