Dr Doran is an early modernist and teaches papers covering the fifteenth to the seventeenth century, and is based at St Benet's Hall.
She has a substantial publishing record which reflects a particular interest in the religious and political history of the Tudors, especially Elizabeth I. She is also a Senior Research Fellow at Jesus College and Director of Studies in History at Regent’s Park College.
Elizabeth I and her Favourites: the Case of Sir Walter Ralegh
Explorations in Renaissance History
The Oxford Handbook to Holinshed’s Chronicles
Tudor Kings and Queens
The Oxford Handbook of Holinshed's Chronicles
A “Sharp Rod of Chastisement”: Mary I through Protestant Eyes during the Reign of Elizabeth I