David James Shaw

BA   PhD   DLitt
  • born 1941, in Loughborough, Leicestershire
  • educated at
    • Rosebery Primary School, Loughborough
    • Loughborough Grammar School
    • University of Sheffield
  • degrees
    • BA Sheffield (Latin and French, first-class Honours)
    • PhD Sheffield (Latin and French)
      Thesis on 'The influence of Juvenal on French Renaissance verse satire'
    • DLitt (Cantuar) for work as Editor in Chief of the Bibliographical Society's Cathedral Libraries Catalogue project
  • lives in Canterbury, Kent
  • jobs
    • retired university teacher (Renaissance French literature), University of Kent, 1966–2002.
    • Secretary, Consortium of European Research Libraries (CERL), 2002–2009.
  • Current positions
    • Chairman, Board of Management, Canterbury Archaeological Trust
    • Honorary Editor of Electronic Publications, The Bibliographical Society
    • Treasurer, Southern Early Music Forum
    • Honorary Senior Research Fellow, School of History, University of Kent
  • Volunteer at
    • Canterbury Cathedral Library
    • British Library
    • Friends of the Canterbury Archaeological Trust
    • Council member, Friends of the British Library