Find a research supervisor in medieval history

Staff in the Department of History who supervise PhD/MA by Research in the area of medieval history.

Dr Chris Callow

Dr Chris Callow

Senior Lecturer in Medieval History

History and archaeology of early medieval western Europe, the Vikings and medieval Iceland and Scandinavia

Dr William Purkis

Dr William Purkis

Reader in Medieval History
Head of School of History and Cultures

Medieval religious cultures (c.1000–c.1300), crusading, pilgrimage and monasticism.

Dr Faye Sayer

Dr Faye Sayer

Assistant Professor in Heritage and History

I am interested in the value of cultural heritage has to communities, particularly how it impacts wider individual and communal social values; including wellbeing and mental health. 

Dr Katharine Sykes

Dr Katharine Sykes

Associate Professor in Early Medieval History

Early and central middle ages, gender and sexuality, religious communities and families.

Professor Chris Wickham

Professor of Medieval History

I study Medieval history, 400-1250, especially Italy and comparative history

Dr Simon Yarrow

Dr Simon Yarrow

Senior Lecturer in Medieval History

Religion and society in the early and central middle ages, religious and political culture, gender and identity.

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