People

Centre Director
Dr Catherine Rider Senior Lecturer (Religious history, history of magic and the church's attitude to magic, history of medicine and the body)
Arab and Islamic Studies
Professor Dionisius Agius Al Qasimi Professor of Arabic Studies and Islamic Material Culture (Islamic material culture, maritime ethnography and Arabic language and linguistics)
Dr István Kristó-Nagy Lecturer in Arab & Islamic Studies
Professor Ian Netton Sharjah Professor of Islamic Studies (Classical Arab and Islamic history; Islamic theology and philosophy; sufism; medieval Arab travellers; Arabic and Islamic bibliography; Islamic art and architecture; comparative textuality and semiotics; and comparative religion)
Professor Sajjad Rizvi Associate Professor of Islamic Intellectual History (Islamic philosophical traditions, mystical theology and Shi'ite thought)
Archaeology
Professor Oliver Creighton Professor of Archaeology (Medieval archaeology; landscape studies; medieval town and country; medieval castle studies)
Dr Hajnalka Herold Lecturer in Historical Archaeology (Early medieval archaeology (AD 400-1100))
Professor Stephen Rippon Professor of Landscape Archaeology (Landscape archaeology; wetland archaeology; Roman-medieval transition)
Art History and Visual Culture
Professor Fabrizio Nevola Chair in Art History and Visual Culture
Classics and Ancient History
Dr Richard Flower Senior Lecturer (Roman and late Roman history; religious identity; late-antique and Christian 'patristic' literature, especially invective and heresiology; the many and various forms of authority)
English
Professor Eddie Jones Associate Professor (Middle English; middle English religious history; hermits and anchorites; medieval religious history; interrelation of textuality and history in late medieval culture)
Dr Elliot Kendall Senior Lecturer (Middle English, Ricardian literature, the aristocratic household in medieval society, intersections of ‘literary’ and ‘official’ texts, medieval apocalyptic)
History
Dr Helen Birkett Lecturer (Twelfth-century Britain and Ireland, intellectual and religious culture, medieval monasticism, hagiography, and communication)
Professor James Clark Associate Dean for Research and Knowledge Transfer, Professor of History (Late medieval monasticism, late medieval humanism and historical writing)
Professor Sarah Hamilton Professor of Medieval History (The religious and social history of Early Medieval Europe, c900–1100; monasteries, bishops and medieval kingship; the institution of penance in Lotharingian, German and Italian society)
Professor Yolanda Plumley Professor (Music, literature and court culture, especially in late Medieval France and Italy)
Dr Levi Roach Senior Lecturer
Dr Hester Schadee Lecturer in European History, 1450 - 1750
Professor Jane Whittle Professor of Economic and Social History (The history of rural England, 1250-1750 (especially 1350-1650))
Law
Professor Anthony Musson Professor of Legal History (English legal history and late medieval political culture)
Modern Languages
Professor Michelle Bolduc Professor in Translation Studies
Professor Emma Cayley Associate Professor of Medieval French (Medieval French literature and culture, 1300-1500, especially Christine de Pizan and Alain Chartier; gender studies; literary and poetic community; manuscript studies and the history of the book)
Dr Thomas Hinton Lecturer in French
Professor Ulrike Zitzlsperger Associate Professor (The literary figure of the fool, pamphlets in the Early Modern period, and the role of women)
Theology and Religion
Professor Emma Loosley Associate Professor (Late antique byzantine culture in the near east)
Professor Morwenna Ludlow Head of Theology and Religion, Professor (Early medieval monasticism and eschatology)
Honorary Research Fellows
Dr Stephen Bemrose Honorary Research Fellow (The life and and the philosophical dimension of Dante's work)
Marion Glasscoe Honorary Research Fellow (Medieval mysticism)
Professor Avril Henry Honorary Research Fellow (Medieval Christian iconography; medieval manuscripts)
Robert Higham Honorary Research Fellow (Medieval British archaeology; castle studies; medieval settlement)
Professor Richard Hitchcock Honorary Research Fellow (Medieval Hispanic studies literature; Hispano-Arabic studies)
Professor Christopher Holdsworth Honorary Research Fellow (History of monasticism c1000-1300, particularly that of the Cistercian order)
Professor Alan Robertshaw Honorary Research Fellow (Late medieval German lyric, especially the works of Tyrolean poet-composer Oswald van Wolkenstein (c1377-1445))
Professor Michael Swanton Honorary Research Fellow (Old English)
Ann Williams Honorary Research Fellow (The Mediterranean in the late Middle Ages; military orders)
John Withrington Honorary Research Fellow (Sir Thomas Malory's Le Morte d'Arthur; Middle English Arthurian romance; the role of the Arthurian legend in Medieval and Renaissance notions of history and nationhood)
John Wreglesworth Honorary Research Fellow (Visigothic and early Medieval Spain; medieval warfare; the Crusades)
Current Postdoctoral Research Fellows
Dr Naomi Howell Lecturer