Mark Cocker, a graduate of UEA, is a prize-winning naturalist, author, biographer, columnist and reviewer. Mark received an Honorary Doctorate of Letters from the UEA in July 2016.
His best known work is Birds Britannica while his most successful is Crow Country. His works include a study of travel writing and a history of European destruction of tribal peoples. Mark lives and works in Claxton. His latest work is Claxton: Field Notes from a Small Planet.
Mark said of his Honorary Doctorate: “I am hugely honoured and see it as the finest and most significant formal acknowledgment I have received for my work in 30 years.”
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