- Experiential approaches to medieval monastic places and landscapes can help influence wider understanding of heritage and how those with unseen or invisible disabilities, such as Autism, experience heritage;
- Edited collection on the history of medieval women religious;
- Medieval women religious & monastic landscapes;
- Medievalisms in TV;
- Place making, landscapes and place identity in the TV series Supernatural;
- Include monastic and religious life from 1100-1600 in Britain and Ireland and the development of monasteries in medieval landscapes, the modern presence of monasteries in localities and the theoretical and experiential approaches to place, landscapes;
- Medieval women religious communities and monastic life;
- Place identity and landscapes in science fiction/fantasy TV.
I completed my PhD from the University of Glasgow titled ‘Religious Women and Their Communities in Late Medieval Scotland’ (2005) My publications include themes of prosopography of religious women in Scotland, abbesses, monastic education and literacy and female religious life in general.
I received a full scholarship from the College of Arts to undertake retraining in the heritage sector and completed the MSc in Landscape Integrated Research and Practice (with Distinction) from the University of Glasgow.
I am one of the original Steering Committee members and was the Publications & Communications Officer for the research group: The History of Women Religious of Britain and Ireland. http://historyofwomenreligious.org/
I was a writer for Nerds and Beyond – movies, TV, popular culture website. Author link here http://www.nerdsandbeyond.com/author/kimm/
I am a writer for Winchester Family Business, popular TV culture website for Supernatural
Consultant, Landscape Research Group, Communications & Strategy, May-June 2020
Participant, Working Party on Learning, Access & Archaeology, Northlight Heritage, July 2017 and Dec 2018
Member, Steering Group on Accessibility, Battle of Bannockburn, April 2017 to Aug 2018
Participant & Working Party Member, SESARF (South East Scottish Archaeological Research Framework), June 2017 to present
Member, Geographies of Children, Youth, & Families Research Group, Royal Geography Society with IBG, May 2017 to Nov 2019
Member, Participatory Geographies Research Group, June 2017 to Nov 2018
Network organiser, Medieval Landscapes/Seascapes Research Network at Leeds IMC, July 2015-July 2017.
Strand co-convener, ‘Medieval Landscapes/Seascapes’, Leeds IMC, July 2015 to present
Strand co-organiser, ‘New approaches to the study of women religious’, Leeds IMC, July 2013 to July 2015
Member, Landscape Research Group, Nov 2014 to present
Publications & Communications Officer / Web developer & editor, H-WRBI, History of Women Religious in Britain and Ireland, Jan 2008 to Jan 2020 http://www.history.ac.uk/history-women-religious/
Social Media Manager (with C. Gilfedder), European Association of Archaeologists, Annual Conference, Glasgow, Jan 2014 to Oct 2015
Steering Committee (medieval, landscapes, identity), H-WRBI, History of Women Religious in Britain and Ireland, Aug 2008 to present
Conference Coordinator, ‘Nuns Literacies- Medieval to Modern’, Glasgow, Aug 2014
Chair, History Lab Plus, Institute of Historical Research, University of London, Aug 2010 to Aug 2014
Consultant, Historic Scotland [Iona Nunnery Site], Aug 2013 & Jan – March 2020