Collaborative Doctoral Awards

To date the Partnership has secured six Art & Humanities Research Council Collaborative Doctoral Awards, these include:

David Gent, Dynastic Whig Politics in Yorkshire, c.1830-1860: Lord Morpeth and His World, University of York, Dept of History and Castle Howard. Joint supervisors Miles Taylor and Christopher Ridgway. Degree awarded 2010.

Timur TatliogluB, Biography and Place in the Harewood Estate Landscape, University of York and the Harewood House Trust.  Supervisor Jonathan Finch. Degree awarded 2010.

Hannah DeGroff, The Mental World of the Country House: The Textual Networks of the 3rd Earl of Carlisle, University of York, Dept of English and Castle Howard. Joint supervisors Bill Sherman and Christopher Ridgway. Thesis commenced 2009.

Emily Rayner, Transforming the Landscape: Gawthorpe, Harewood and the creation of the modern landscape, 1500-1750, University of York and the Harewood House Trust. Supervisor Jonathan Finch. Thesis commenced 2010.

Christopher Bovis, Lotherton before the Gascoignes: The Gascoignes before Lotherton, University of York, Centre for Medieval Studies, and Lotherton Hall. Joint supervisors Mark Ormrod, Jonathan Finch and Adam White. Thesis commenced January 2013.

Colonialism and Horticulture: Walled gardens in Yorkshire during the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Century, University of York and Burton Constable Foundation. Joint supervisors Jonathan Finch and David Connell.

In addition to these there have been a number of PhD theses at York focused on aspects of the houses in the Partnership.

These have included:

Ruth M. Larsen, Dynastic Domesticity: The Role of Elite Women in the Yorkshire Country House, 1685-1858, University of York, Department of History, degree awarded 2003.

Jane Troughton, The Role of Music in Yorkshire Country Houses 1770-1850, University of York, Department of Music. Supervisors Jonathan Wainwright and Allen Warren, commenced 2007.