Yasmin Haskell

Professor Yasmin Haskell

  • Post Nominals: FAHA
  • Fellow Type: Fellow
  • Elected to the Academy: 2013
  • Section(s): Philosophy And History Of Ideas, European Languages And Cultures, Classical Studies


Yasmin Haskell holds the Cassamarca Foundation Chair in Latin Humanism at The University of Western Australia. She has held research fellowships at Cambridge University and visiting fellowships at All Souls College and Christ Church College, Oxford, Trinity College, Cambridge, and membership of the Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton. Professor Haskell is internationally renowned for her contributions to the field of Neo-Latin Studies, particularly in the area of didactic, medical and scientific writings of the early modern period. Her first monograph, ‘Loyola’s Bees: Ideology and Industry in Jesuit Latin Didactic Poetry’ (Oxford University Press, 2003) was published as a winner of the British Academy Postdoctoral Monographs competition. In 2022 she was inducted as a ‘shepherdess’ of the Accademia dell’Arcadia in Rome.

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