Dorothy Bishop is an Emeritus Professor of Developmental Neuropsychology at the University of Oxford.
Her research is concerned with trying to understand the nature and causes of language impairments in children.
Dorothy Bishop is a Fellow of the Academy of Medical Sciences, a Fellow of the British Academy, and a Fellow of the Royal Society. She has Honorary Doctorates from the Universities of Newcastle upon Tyne, Western Australia and Lund, Sweden. She holds a supernumerary fellowship at St John’s College, Oxford.