Caitlin Flynn – 2014

Caitlin FlynnCaitlin Flynn, our first recipient (2014), is originally from Seattle, Washington. She attended The University of Washington and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in English Literature with Dean’s List honors. Caitlin went on to receive a Master of Letters in Medieval English Literature from The University of St. Andrews with Distinction in the dissertation. Her dissertation is entitled “Comic Supernaturalism in Ten Bannatyne Manuscript Poems.”

In September 2013 Caitlin will commence her PhD research at The University of St. Andrews under the supervision of Dr. Rhiannon Purdie. Her thesis is entitled “Grotesque Imagery in Late Medieval Scottish and English Literature.” Caitlin holds a University of St. Andrews 600th Anniversary Fellowship.