Richard Cooper (academic)
Richard Anthony Cooper
|Education||New College, Oxford|
|Occupation||Master of St Benet's Hall, Oxford|
|Spouse(s)||Emanuela Tandello |
Professor Richard Anthony Cooper (born 1947), Master of St Benet's Hall, Oxford, since September 2018, is Emeritus Professor of French in the Faculty of Medieval and Modern Languages at Oxford University.
Cooper taught French at the University of Lancaster from 1971, before returning to Oxford in 1977 as a tutor in French at Brasenose College, before being appointed Reader in 1996 and subsequently Professor in 1998. He is a member of the Académie des Sciences, Belles Lettres et Arts and of the Institut des Sciences de l'Homme, Lyon.
Professor Cooper was selected as a torchbearer for the 2012 Summer Olympics Torch Relay, reflecting his 40 years of service to sport at the Oxford University, including 15 years as Chairman of the University Sports Committee.
- Rabelais et l'Italie (1991)
- Litteræ in tempore belli: Études sur les relations littéraires italo-françaises pendant les guerres d'Italie (1997)
- Maurice Scève: The Entry of Henri II into Lyon, September 1548, text with an introduction and notes (1997)
- Rabelais, Gargantua and Pantagruel, trans. Sir Thomas Urquhart (1999)
- Contributor: Jean du Bellay, Poemata, with G. Demerson (2007)
- Chrétiens et mondains, poèmes épars: vol. 8 of Œuvres complètes de Marguerite de Navarre (2007).
- "New Master for St Benet's Hall". st-benets.ox.ac.uk. Retrieved 27 September 2018.
- "Professor Richard Cooper – Elected as Acting Master of St Benet's Hall". News. Brasenose College, Oxford. Retrieved 2018-09-06.
- "Prof Richard Cooper". Debrett's People of Today. Retrieved 2013-07-03.
- Ffrench, Andrew; Damian Fantato (6 July 2012). "Celebrity chef and don to run". Oxford Mail. pp. 8–9. Retrieved 2013-07-03.
- "Awards: Professor Richard Cooper" (PDF). Brazen Notes (Michaelmas Term). 2012. Retrieved 2013-07-03.
Master of St Benet's Hall, Oxford