Stephanie J. Lahey is a SSHRC
-funded PhD candidate at the University of Victoria, Canada, where she holds the Howard E. Petch Research Scholarship and a University of Victoria Fellowship. Her doctoral dissertation—a mixed-methodology, corpus-based study of the use of parchment ‘offcuts’ (low-quality byproducts of parchment manufacturing) in manuscripts produced in later medieval England—is jointly supervised by Dr. Iain Macleod Higgins (Victoria) and Dr. Erik Kwakkel (UBC iSchool). A recent Guest Researcher at Universiteit Leiden
, she is the Editorial Assistant of Early Middle English
, teaches at DHSI
and at the University of Victoria, and serves on the Public Relations and Outreach Committee of the Canadian Society of Medievalists / Société canadienne des médiévistes
. Her research interests include medieval codicology, palaeography, and manuscript production; parchment-manufacturing and use; medieval legal, technical, and reference literatures; quantitative and digital humanities; and public humanities.
2015–present — PhD candidate, University of Victoria. Supervisors
: Dr. Iain Macleod Higgins (Victoria), Dr. Erik Kwakkel (UBC iSchool). Dissertation Working Title
: Offcut Parchment in Later Medieval British Manuscripts: A Mixed-Methodology, Corpus-Based Study.
2015 — Master of Arts, Université d’Ottawa / University of Ottawa. Supervisor
: Dr. Andrew Taylor (Ottawa). Thesis
: Legal Book Collecting in Late Medieval Bristol: The Case of Harvard, Houghton Library, MS Richardson 40
. Selected Additional Professional Training