About

I’m an Irish Research Council Government of Ireland Postdoctoral Research Fellow at University College Dublin. My current research focuses on excerpting practices in early medieval Europe, and what they tell us about scholarly tastes, Carolingian practices of selection, and scribal choice.

Education

2015: PhD in History, University of Cambridge

2011: MPhil in Medieval History, University of Cambridge

2009: BA in French and German, University of Bristol

Other Publications

Articles

‘Miscellanies, Christian reform and early medieval encyclopaedism: a reconsideration of the pre-bestiary Physiologus manuscripts’, Historical Research 90:250 (November 2017), 665–82. (London Institute of Historical Research Pollard Prize winner 2016).

‘Power and Resource Regimes. A Study of the Impact of Social Relationships on the Function of Resources’, with Alexander Krey, in Discourses of Weakness and Resource Regimes, ed. Christian Müller (Campus Verlag, forthcoming in 2018).

‘Reading Early Medieval Miscellanies’, Proceedings of the XXth Colloquium of the Comité International de Paléographie Latine, Bibliologia (Brepols, forthcoming in 2019).

‘Strategies of Knowledge Organisation in Early Medieval Latin Miscellanies: The Example of Munich, Bayerische Staatsbibliothek, Clm 14388’, in Writing the Early Medieval West, ed. Elina Screen and Charles West (Cambridge University Press, April 2018), 146–68.

As editor/translator

A Partial Survey of Centres Writing Caroline Minuscule, c. 700–1000, University of Pennsylvania Schoenberg Center for Manuscript Studies, litteracarolina.upenndigitalscholarship.org (2014–present).

Copy-editor and translator of Digital Philology and Medieval Studies in the German-Speaking World, ed. Christopher Young and Mark Chinca (Digital Philology. A Journal of Medieval Cultures 6.2, 2017).

Encyclopaedia articles

‘Lanfranc of Bec’ in the Middle Ages and Reformation, Encyclopedia of the Bible and Its Reception. Vol. 15: Kalam – Lectio, ed. Allison et al. (September 2017).

‘Incunabula of the Bible’, ‘Jacob’, ‘Jacob’s Ladder’, ‘Jericho’, ‘Jerome’ in the Middle Ages and Reformation, Encyclopedia of the Bible and Its Reception. Vol. 13: Integrity–Jesuit Order, ed. Allison et al. (August 2016).

‘Gift’ and ‘Good’ in the Middle Ages and Reformation, Encyclopedia of the Bible and Its Reception. Vol. 10: Genocide–Hakkoz, ed. Allison et al. (December 2014).

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